ERIC Number: ED433710
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
LACUS Forum XXIV, .
Embleton, Sheila, Ed.
Forty-one papers on language research and linguistic theory from the annual conference address these topics: linguistic philosophy; aspects of phonetics and phonology; topics in syntax; aspect; topics in semantics; topics in discourse analysis; sociolinguistics and language contact; historical linguistics; metatheory; and interdisciplinary language research. Languages studied include Welsh, Bella Coola, Hungarian, Polish, English, Japanese, Korean, Old and Middle English; Spanish and Uto-Aztecan (Tarahumara). Selected papers include: (1) "The Meaning-Text Approach to the Study of Natural Language and Linguistic Functional Models" (Mel'chuk); (2) "The Organization and Production of Narrative" (Pu); (3) "The Invisible Consonants in 'Cynghanedd' Poetry" (Griffen); (4) "A Phonetic Basis for Cross-Language Patterns in Vowel Rounding" (Hogan); (5) "Discourse and the Making of Grammatical Particles" (Chen); (6) "Four Kinds of Aspect" (Hewson); (7) "'Some' as an Expression of Approximation in English: From Partitive to Approximative" (Duffley); (8) "Alternating Semantic Polarities" (Katz); (9) "Lexical Repetition and the Given/New Distinction in Written English" (Cummings); (10) "Expository Discourse Schema for Scholarly Electronic Messages" (Hwang); (11) "A Psycholinguistic Analysis of Code-Switching" (Belyayeva); (12) "The Reality of the Classification 'Poetry' for Old English" (Collins); and (13) "Verbal Metaphors and Nonverbal Metaphorics: What Can They Teach Us?" (Baider, Roman). (MSE)
Descriptors: Alphabets, Canada Natives, Contrastive Linguistics, Diachronic Linguistics, Discourse Analysis, English, Grammar, Interdisciplinary Approach, Interlanguage, Interpersonal Communication, Language Patterns, Language Processing, Language Research, Language Variation, Languages, Lexicology, Linguistic Borrowing, Linguistic Theory, Literature, Morphology (Languages), Natural Language Processing, Old English Literature, Phonetics, Phonology, Regional Dialects, Semantics, Sociolinguistics, Syntax, Transfer of Training, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Vocabulary, Written Language
LACUS Secretary Treasurer, P.O. Box 6850, RM MH103, Fullerton, CA 92846-6850 ($45).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Linguistic Association of Canada and the United States, Chapel Hill, NC.