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Talk that Counts: Age, Gender, and Social Class Differences in Discourse

Ronald K. S. Macaulay

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195173819
eISBN:
9780199788361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173819.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This work is a sociolinguistic study employing quantitative methods to explore age, gender, and social class differences in the use of a range of discourse features. It is based on a gender-balanced ... More


Discourse Sociolinguistics

Ronald K. S. Macaulay

in Talk that Counts: Age, Gender, and Social Class Differences in Discourse

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195173819
eISBN:
9780199788361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173819.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter sums up the methodology used in the investigation and presents some principles for the study of variations in the use of discourse features. Items should be collected on the basis of ... More


Methodology

Ronald K. S. Macaulay

in Talk that Counts: Age, Gender, and Social Class Differences in Discourse

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195173819
eISBN:
9780199788361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173819.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The participants in this study were recorded in pairs, without the investigator present. The speakers knew each other and spoke freely. A complete word count and concordance was created from each ... More


Conclusions

Silvio Cruschina

in Discourse-Related Features and Functional Projections

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199759613
eISBN:
9780199932658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759613.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter summarizes the main points and findings of the book. The book discusses the notion of discourse‐related features and their relevance for linguistic theory and parametric variation. The ... More


New Zealand English

Jennifer Hay and Margaret A. Maclagan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625291
eISBN:
9780748651542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625291.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This book is a description of English as it is spoken in New Zealand. New Zealand English (NZE) is one of the youngest native-speaker varieties of English, and is the only variety of English where ... More


Definition and Implementation

Silvio Cruschina

in Discourse-Related Features and Functional Projections

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199759613
eISBN:
9780199932658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759613.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses the main problems and questions that generally arise in relation to information structure notions such as topic and focus. More specifically, it tackles the problems of the ... More


Discourse-Related Features and Functional Projections

Silvio Cruschina

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199759613
eISBN:
9780199932658
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759613.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book examines discourse‐related features and their relevance for syntactic theory. This study adopts a cartographic approach to syntactic structures, and has two principal aims: (i) to determine ... More


Introduction

Silvio Cruschina

in Discourse-Related Features and Functional Projections

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199759613
eISBN:
9780199932658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759613.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This introductory chapter presents the main problems that will be addressed in this study, as well as the aims and the goals of the book. It begins with the definition of information structure, and ... More


Grammar, discourse and pragmatics

Andy Kirkpatrick

in English as a Lingua Franca in Asean: A Multilingual Model

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028795
eISBN:
9789882206922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028795.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines a selection of syntactic and discourse features and pragmatic norms in English speakers in Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries. It provides some examples of ... More


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