Grammar and Meaning
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Howard Jackson
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-11 - Publisher: Routledge

Grammar and Meaning is an introduction to the study of grammar of contemporary English. It provides an impressive survey of all the main areas of English grammar, from words through to sentences and texts. It introduces and explains the linguistic terms needed to talk about the ways in which language
Meaning and Grammar
Language: en
Pages: 437
Authors: Michel Kefer, Johan van der Auwera
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-31 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

The series is a platform for contributions of all kinds to this rapidly developing field. General problems are studied from the perspective of individual languages, language families, language groups, or language samples. Conclusions are the result of a deepened study of empirical data. Special emphasis is given to little-known languages,
Meaning and Grammar of Nouns and Verbs
Language: en
Pages: 429
Authors: Doris Gerland, Christian Horn, Anja Latrouite, Albert Ortmann
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-05 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

The papers collected in this book cover contemporary and original research on semantic and grammatical issues of nouns and noun phrases, verbs and sentences, and aspects of the combination of nouns and verbs, in a great variety of languages. A special focus is put on noun types, tense and aspect
Grammar, Meaning and Pragmatics
Language: en
Pages: 308
Authors: Frank Brisard, Jan-Ola Östman, Jef Verschueren
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

The ten volumes of "Handbook of Pragmatics Highlights" focus on the most salient topics in the field of pragmatics, thus dividing its wide interdisciplinary spectrum in a transparent and manageable way. While other volumes select philosophical, cognitive, cultural, social, variational, interactional, or discursive points of view, this fifth volume looks
Grammar, Meaning, and Concepts
Language: en
Pages: 478
Authors: Susan Strauss, Parastou Feiz, Xuehua Xiang
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-10 - Publisher: Routledge

Grammar, Meaning, and Concepts: A Discourse-Based Approach to English Grammar is a book for language teachers and learners that focuses on the meanings of grammatical constructions within discourse, rather than on language as structure governed by rigid rules. This text emphasizes the ways in which users of language construct meaning,