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The Resource Seven ways of looking at language, Ronald K.S. Macaulay

Seven ways of looking at language, Ronald K.S. Macaulay

Label
Seven ways of looking at language
Title
Seven ways of looking at language
Statement of responsibility
Ronald K.S. Macaulay
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examines language through the lenses of meaning, sound, form, communication, identity, history, and symbol
Cataloging source
EQO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Macaulay, Ronald K. S
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
P61
LC item number
.M33 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Linguistics
Label
Seven ways of looking at language, Ronald K.S. Macaulay
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 184-192) and index
Contents
  • Indirect meaning
  • Illocutionary acts
  • Indirect speech acts
  • Metaphorical meaning
  • Polysemy
  • Formulaic expressions
  • Semantics vs. pragmatics
  • The meaning of meaning
  • 2.
  • Language as Sound
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • Spoken language
  • The articulation of sounds
  • Vowels
  • Speech perception
  • The stream of speech
  • Prosodic features
  • 3.
  • Language as Form
  • Syntax
  • The Chomskyan revolution: Phase one
  • 1.
  • The Chomskyan revolution: Phase two
  • The counter-revolution: Phase one Generative Semantics
  • The Chomskyan revolution: Phase three
  • The Chomskyan revolution: Phase four
  • The counter-revolution: Phase two Functionalism
  • The counter-revolution: Phase three Construction Grammars
  • Revolution and counter-revolution
  • Language as Meaning
  • The meaning of words
  • Meaning in context
  • Meaning and logic
  • Meaning in action
  • Reference
  • Speed of response
  • Discourse markers
  • Breath groups
  • Telephone conversations
  • The context of communication
  • Narratives
  • Quoted dialogue
  • 5.
  • Language as Identity
  • Dialectology
  • 4.
  • Sociolinguistics
  • The study of urban varieties
  • Regional differences
  • Investigating language variation
  • Sociolinguistic methodology
  • Understanding variation
  • 6.
  • Language as History
  • Prehistory
  • Language reconstruction
  • Language as Communication
  • The comparative method
  • Types of change
  • Neogrammarian hypothesis
  • The notion of "a language"
  • Evidence of past communities
  • Proto-Indo-European (PIE)
  • Language families
  • Old English
  • Corpus-based studies
  • Grammaticalization
  • Spoken language
  • Investigating change in progress
  • Social factors in change
  • Conversation
  • Turn-taking rules
  • Interruptions
  • Minimal responses
  • Adjacency pairs
  • Written Middle English
  • The emergence of Standard English
  • Impact of printing
  • English orthography
  • Orthography and nationalism
  • The role of dictionaries
  • Spoken vs. written language
  • The transcription of speech
  • Literacy
  • Afterword
  • 7.
  • Phonology
  • Morphology
  • Evolution of language
  • Language development
  • Bilingualism and second language learning
  • Pidgins and Creoles
  • Language disorders
  • Onomastics
  • Literature
  • Language as Symbol
  • Sumerian cuneiform
  • Syllabic systems
  • Alphabetic systems
  • Standard languages
  • Scribal practices
  • West Saxon scriptoria
Control code
693517120
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 199 p.
Isbn
9780230279308
Lccn
2011378173
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)693517120
Label
Seven ways of looking at language, Ronald K.S. Macaulay
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 184-192) and index
Contents
  • Indirect meaning
  • Illocutionary acts
  • Indirect speech acts
  • Metaphorical meaning
  • Polysemy
  • Formulaic expressions
  • Semantics vs. pragmatics
  • The meaning of meaning
  • 2.
  • Language as Sound
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • Spoken language
  • The articulation of sounds
  • Vowels
  • Speech perception
  • The stream of speech
  • Prosodic features
  • 3.
  • Language as Form
  • Syntax
  • The Chomskyan revolution: Phase one
  • 1.
  • The Chomskyan revolution: Phase two
  • The counter-revolution: Phase one Generative Semantics
  • The Chomskyan revolution: Phase three
  • The Chomskyan revolution: Phase four
  • The counter-revolution: Phase two Functionalism
  • The counter-revolution: Phase three Construction Grammars
  • Revolution and counter-revolution
  • Language as Meaning
  • The meaning of words
  • Meaning in context
  • Meaning and logic
  • Meaning in action
  • Reference
  • Speed of response
  • Discourse markers
  • Breath groups
  • Telephone conversations
  • The context of communication
  • Narratives
  • Quoted dialogue
  • 5.
  • Language as Identity
  • Dialectology
  • 4.
  • Sociolinguistics
  • The study of urban varieties
  • Regional differences
  • Investigating language variation
  • Sociolinguistic methodology
  • Understanding variation
  • 6.
  • Language as History
  • Prehistory
  • Language reconstruction
  • Language as Communication
  • The comparative method
  • Types of change
  • Neogrammarian hypothesis
  • The notion of "a language"
  • Evidence of past communities
  • Proto-Indo-European (PIE)
  • Language families
  • Old English
  • Corpus-based studies
  • Grammaticalization
  • Spoken language
  • Investigating change in progress
  • Social factors in change
  • Conversation
  • Turn-taking rules
  • Interruptions
  • Minimal responses
  • Adjacency pairs
  • Written Middle English
  • The emergence of Standard English
  • Impact of printing
  • English orthography
  • Orthography and nationalism
  • The role of dictionaries
  • Spoken vs. written language
  • The transcription of speech
  • Literacy
  • Afterword
  • 7.
  • Phonology
  • Morphology
  • Evolution of language
  • Language development
  • Bilingualism and second language learning
  • Pidgins and Creoles
  • Language disorders
  • Onomastics
  • Literature
  • Language as Symbol
  • Sumerian cuneiform
  • Syllabic systems
  • Alphabetic systems
  • Standard languages
  • Scribal practices
  • West Saxon scriptoria
Control code
693517120
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 199 p.
Isbn
9780230279308
Lccn
2011378173
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)693517120

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