Sökning: "Longman Spoken American Corpus"

Hittade 2 avhandlingar innehållade orden Longman Spoken American Corpus.

  1. 1. Agreement with Collective Nouns in English

    Författare :Magnus Levin; [2001]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; markedness; Longman Spoken American Corpus; grammatical change; corpus; conventionalization; concord; conceptualization; collective nouns; British National Corpus; British English; BNC; Australian English; American English; agreement; Agreement Hierarchy; pronouns; English language and literature; Engelska språk och litteratur ; Grammar; semantics; semiotics; syntax; Grammatik; semantik; semiotik;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis concerns agreement with collective nouns in American, British and Australian English. It is based on material from newspaper corpora and spoken corpora. The findings suggest that dialectal, stylistic, diachronic, syntactic and semantic factors interact in the selection of singular and plural agreement. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Syntactic variation in English quantified noun phrases with all, whole, both and half

    Detta är en avhandling från Växjö : Växjö University Press

    Författare :Maria Estling; Graeme Kennedy; [2004]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; syntactic variation; quantifiers; all; whole; both; half; linguistic factors; British English; American English; Australian English; grammaticalisation; totality; corpus; newspaper corpus; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket;

    Sammanfattning : The overall aim of the present study is to investigate syntactic variation in certain Present-day English noun phrase types including the quantifiers all, whole, both and half (e.g. a half hour vs. half an hour). LÄS MER