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Complementation

Hendrik De Smet

in Spreading Patterns: Diffusional Change in the English System of Complementation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199812752
eISBN:
9780199979752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812752.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

In his typological study of complementation, Noonan (1985) writes that “Complementation is basically a matter of matching a particular complement type to a particular complement-taking predicate.” ... More


Starting from Now: Teaching the Recent History of English

Joan Beal

in Approaches to Teaching the History of the English Language: Pedagogy in Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190611040
eISBN:
9780190611071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190611040.003.0018
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

In this chapter, I present two case studies from my teaching of Late Modern English (roughly covering the period 1700–1900) at two UK universities, chosen on the basis of positive feedback from ... More


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