ERIC Number: ED408846
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Explorations du lexique (Explorations in Lexicon). Publication B-208.
Auger, Julie; Rose, Yvan
Essays on lexicon and vocabulary development, all in French, address these topics: bilingual lexicon in the context of translation; lexical and conceptual representation in bilinguals; pronouns in "existential" constructions in French and English; configurational functions within grammar; Gustaf Stern's diachronic semantic schema; the semantic categories of "event" and "action"; pragmatic connectors as indices of linguistic development of 5- to 11-year-olds; vocabulary needed by entering university students; disparate lexicalization in a minority context; semantic patterns in Montreal (Canada) anglophones and francophones; "francismes" in Canadian usage; English borrowing in Cajun French; computerized context analysis of English loan words in Canadian French; bilingual code-switching in an Armenian/French contact situation; Amerindianisms in Canadian French; phonemic preservation in the adaptation of loan words; English phonemes in Quebec (Canada) French; pronunciation of English loan words in Quebec French, particularly among anglophones; phonology and morphology in French loans to Kinyarwanda; phenomena related to new technical terms before they appear in the dictionary; criteria for selection of terms for a bilingual dictionary; inventory of food-related vocabulary; adaptation of French children's dictionaries for use in Quebec; and characteristics of sociopolitical vocabulary in Quebec. Each chapter contains references. (MSE)
Descriptors: American Indians, Bilingualism, Child Language, Code Switching (Language), Contrastive Linguistics, Dictionaries, English, Food, Foreign Countries, French, Interlanguage, Language Research, Language Role, Language Usage, Languages for Special Purposes, Linguistic Borrowing, Linguistic Theory, Morphology (Languages), Phonology, Pragmatics, Pronunciation, Regional Dialects, Semantics, Sociocultural Patterns, Sociolinguistics, Translation, Verbs, Vocabulary, Vocabulary Development
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Center for Research on Language Planning, Quebec (Quebec).
Identifiers - Location: Armenia; Canada