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The conceptual model of distributivity. lacus forum 31:115-36. Dressler, Wolfgang. 1968. Studien zurverbalen Pluralitdt. Wien: Bohlau in Kom- mission. Flier, Michael.S. 1985. The scope of prefixal delimitation in Russian.

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The Fourth LACUS Forum 1977

... the Peripheries of Speech," The Second LACUS Forum, Peter A. Reich, ed., Hornbeam Press, Columbia, S.C., 1975 3. See, for example, Dream Telepathy by Montague Ullman and Stanley Krippner, MacMillan, New York, 1973. 4.

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On Monosemy

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This book has been fifteen years in the making , and portions have appeared earlier in the LACUS Forum series , published by Hornbeam Press , Columbia SC ; the titles below should make obvious what is borrowed ( Fourth ...

On Monosemy

Argues that most words do not have multiple meanings and criticizes the assignment of additional meanings through overspecification

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The LACUS Forum


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Functional Approaches to Language Culture and Cognition

Paper read at the Ninth LACUS Forum, Northwestern University. Geschwind, Norman. 1964. The development of the brain and the evolution of language. Report of the Fifteenth Annual (First International) Round Table Meeting on Linguistics ...

Functional Approaches to Language  Culture  and Cognition

This volume contains functional approaches to the description of language and culture, and language and cultural change. The approaches taken by the authors range from cognitive approaches including Stratificational grammar to more socially oriented ones including Systemic Functional linguistics. The volume is organized into two sections. The first section 'Functional Approaches to the Structure of Language: Theory and Practice' starts with contributions developing a Stratificational model; these are followed by contributions focusing on some related functional model of language; and by articles describing some particular set of language phenomena.In the second section 'Functional Approaches to the History of Language and Linguistics' general studies of language change are addressed first; a second group of contributions examines language change, lexicon and culture; and the last cluster of contributions treats the history of linguistics and culture.

Idioms

In The 17th LACUS forum (pp. 109–120). Lake Bluff, IL: LACUS, Inc. Makkai, A. (1972). Idiom structure in English. The Hague, Netherlands: Mouton. Makkai, A. (1976). Idioms, psychology, and lexemic principle. In The 3rd LACUS forum (pp.

Idioms

"The book draws on a lot of research, is friendly to the reader, and will be of good value to teachers." Paul Nation, Victoria University of Wellington, Australia This comprehensive, up-to-date, and accessible text on idiom use, learning, and teaching approaches the topic with a balance of sound theory and extensive research in cognitive linguistics, psycholinguistics, corpus linguistics, and sociolinguistics combined with informed teaching practices. Idioms is organized in three parts: Part I includes discussion of idiom definition, classification, usage patterns, and functions. Part II investigates the process involved in the comprehension of idioms and the factors that influence individuals’ understanding and use of idioms in both L1 and L2. Part III explores idiom acquisition and the teaching and learning of idioms, focusing especially on the strategies and techniques used to help students learn idioms. To assist the reader in grasping the key issues, study questions are provided at the end of each chapter. The text also includes a glossary of special terms and an annotated list of selective idiom reference books and student textbooks. Idioms is designed to serve either as a textbook for ESL/applied linguistics teacher education courses or as a reference book. No matter how the book is used, it will equip an ESL/applied linguistics students and professionals with a solid understanding of various issues related to idioms and the learning of them.

Language Change and Variation from Old English to Late Modern English

The Thirteenth LACUS Forum 1986 , Lake Bluff , IL : LACUS , 558-569 . 1988 Idiomaticity and Passivisation . In Embleton , Sheila ( ed . ) The Fourteenth LACUS Forum 1987 , Lake Bluff , IL : LACUS , 183-188 . 1988 Collocation and Idioms ...

Language Change and Variation from Old English to Late Modern English

This collection reflects Minoji Akimoto's concern with studies of change in English that are theoretically-informed, but founded on substantial bodies of data. Some of the contributors focus on individual texts and text-types, among them literature and journalism, others on specific periods, from Old English to the nineteenth century, but the majority trace a linguistic process - such as negation, passivisation, complementation or grammaticalisation - through the history of English. While several papers take a fresh look at manuscript evidence, the harnessing of wideranging electronic corpora is a recurring feature methodologically. The linguistic fields treated include word semantics, stylistics, orthography, word-order, pragmatics and lexicography. The volume also contains a bibliography of Professor Akimoto's writings and an index of linguistic terms.

Slang and Sociability

In The Twelfth LACUS Forum, 1985, ed. Mary C. Marino and Luis A. Perez, 385– 90. Lake Bluff, Ill.: Linguistic Association of Canada and the United States. . 1987. “The Subversiveness of Slang.” In The Thirteenth LACUS Forum, 1986, ed.

Slang and Sociability

Slang is often seen as a lesser form of language, one that is simply not as meaningful or important as its 'regular' counterpart. Connie Eble refutes this notion as she reveals the sources, poetry, symbolism, and subtlety of informal slang expressions. In Slang and Sociability, Eble explores the words and phrases that American college students use casually among themselves. Based on more than 10,000 examples submitted by Eble's students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill over the last twenty years, the book shows that slang is dynamic vocabulary that cannot be dismissed as deviant or marginal. Like more formal words and phrases, slang is created, modified, and transmitted by its users to serve their own purposes. In the case of college students, these purposes include cementing group identity and opposing authority. The book includes a glossary of the more than 1,000 slang words and phrases discussed in the text, as well as a list of the 40 most enduring terms since 1972. Examples from the glossary: group gropes -- encounter groups squirrel kisser -- environmentalist Goth -- student who dresses in black and listens to avant-garde music bad bongos -- situation in which things do not go well triangle -- person who is stupid or not up on the latest za -- pizza smoke -- to perform well dead soldier -- empty beer container toast -- in big trouble, the victim of misfortune parental units -- parents

Functional Perspectives on Grammar and Discourse

London : Aslib . Hwang , Shin J. J. 1997. “ Purpose clauses in English and Korean ” . The 23rd LACUS Forum , ed . by Alan K. Melby , 495–508 . Chapel Hill , NC : The Linguistic Association of Canada and the United States .

Functional Perspectives on Grammar and Discourse

This book, a tribute to Angela Downing, consists of twenty papers taking a broadly functional perspective on language, with topics ranging from the general (grammar as an evolutionary product, text comprehension, integrative linguistics) to particular aspects of the grammars of languages (Bulgarian, English, Icelandic, Spanish, Swedish). The more specific papers are sequenced according to Halliday s division into ideational, textual and interpersonal aspects of the grammar, and cover a wide range of areas, including aspect, argument structure, noun phrase/nominal group structure and nominalisations, pronominal clitics, theme in relation to writing skills, discourse structures and markers, the role of attention in conversation, the functions of topic, phatic communion, subjectification, formulaic language and modality. A recurrent theme in the volume is the use of corpus materials in order to base functional descriptions on authentic productions. Overall, the volume constitutes a panoramic but nevertheless detailed view of some important current trends in functional linguistics.

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Pathways of the Brain

LACUS Forum 7.446-457. . 1976a. "Alternatives to matrix models in phonetics and phonology". LACUS Forum II.141-153. — -. 1977a. "Remarks on derivational morphology". LACUS Forum 777.413-422. . 1977d. Review of Davis 1973.

Pathways of the Brain

The brain is the organ of knowledge and organizer of our abilities, our means of recognizing a face in a crowd, of conversing about anything we experience or imagine, of forming thoughts and developing ideas, of instantly understanding words coming rapidly in conversation. How does it manage all this? Does it represent information in symbols or in the connectivity of a vast network?Pathways of the Brain builds a theory to answer such questions. Using a top-down modeling strategy, it charts relationships among words and other products of the brain's linguistic system to reveal properties of that system. Going beyond earlier linguistics, it sets three plausibility requirements for a valid neurocognitive theory: operational, developmental, and neurological: It must show how the linguistic system can operate for speaking and understanding, how it can be learned by children, and how it is implemented in neural structures. Unlike theories that leave linguistics isolated from science, it builds a bridge to biology. Of interest to anthropologists, linguists, neurologists, neuroscientists, philosophers, psychologists, and any thoughtful person interested in language or the brain. The author is Agnes Cullen Arnold Professor Emeritus of Linguistics and Cognitive Sciences.

Etymological Dictionary of Egyptian

The Fourth LACUS Forum 1977. Columbia, 1978., Hornbeam Press. Pp. 414–422. ——: Hausa and English: Related Languages. MS. Paper presented at the International Conference on Hausa Language and Literature, Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria, ...

Etymological Dictionary of Egyptian

This is the third volume of the Etymological Dictionary of Egyptian. It comprises the Egyptian words with initial m-. The amount of material offered, the extensive treatment of scholarly discussions on each item, and the insights into the connections of Egyptian and the related Afro-Asiatic (Semito-Hamitic) languages, including many new lexical parallels, will make it an indispensable tool for comparative purposes and an unchallenged starting point for every linguist in the field.

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Aspects of Dynamic Phonology

The First LACUS Forum, ed. by A. Makkai & V. B. Makkai, 140-47. Columbia, 5. C.: Hornbeam. — . 1975d. "stratificational Grammar and an Hierarchical Phonology". Views on Language, ed. by R. Ordoubadian 5< W. von Raffler-Engel, 245-49.

Aspects of Dynamic Phonology

Dynamic phonology is the natural consequence of the combination of the latest developments in physiological and acoustic phonetics and the traditional structural/functional theories of linguistics. In phonetics, the segmental approach has long since given way to dynamic phonetics, leaving linguists in the position of either ignoring the dynamic evidence and continuing with segmental and semi-segmental phonology or of adopting the dynamic evidence within their overall theories of language structure and function. The author of this book has chosen the latter and here present a model for such a dynamic phonology.

Kontaktlinguistik Contact Linguistics Linguistique de Contact 1 Halbband

In: The Sixth LACUS Forum 1979, 420431. Paradis, Michel. (1981): “Neurolinguistic organization of a bilingual's two languages”. The Seventh LACUS Forum 1980, 480494. Paradis, Michel/Lebrun, Yvan (Eds.) (1984): Early Bilingualism and ...

Kontaktlinguistik   Contact Linguistics   Linguistique de Contact  1  Halbband

The series Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science is designed to illuminate a field which not only includes general linguistics and the study of linguistics as applied to specific languages, but also covers those more recent areas which have developed from the increasing body of research into the manifold forms of communicative action and interaction.

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From Grammar to Science

(= Janua Linguarum Series Maior 97.). The Hague: Mouton. . 1983. "Bloomfield's fundamental assumption of linguistics". The ninth LACUS forum 1982 ed. by John Morreall, 137-45. Columbia, South Carolina: Hornbeam Press. . 1986a.

From Grammar to Science

Although efforts have been under way for the past two centuries to treat language scientifically, linguists and others who work with language, speech, or communication have not found an adequate scientific foundation in current linguistic theory. Many of the difficulties are caused by longstanding confusions between the logical domain of science and grammar and the physical domain of sound waves and the people who speak and understand. In this book, therefore, the last impediments of tradition, the ancient semiotic-grammatical foundations of linguistics, are set aside. We move into the physical domain, where theories and hypotheses can be tested against observations of the physical reality. Here new foundations are laid that are fully consonant with modern science as practiced in physics, chemistry, and biology. On these foundations is built a structure of testable specific dynamic causal laws of communicative behavior that provides support for treating previously recalcitrant context-dependent semantic, pragmatic, interactive, rhetorical, and literary phenomena. The central role of context in the foundations of the theory provides the insights of scientific lawfulness while still honoring the particularity of situations celebrated in the humanities.

Language and Reality

Lamb , Sydney M. ( 1995 ) “ Meaning in language and meaning in music ” , LACUS Forum 21 , 269–77 . Lamb , Sydney M. ( 1997 ) “ Bidirectional processing and expanded relational network notation " , LACUS Forum 23 , 109–24 .

Language and Reality

Presents the selected writings of Professor Sydney M Lamb, including six works and several which have been re-worked for publication. This book includes papers offering insight into the man behind the pioneering approach to linguistics that might be summed up as linguistics to the beat of a different drummer.

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Lacus Forum