Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-2 of 2 items

  • Keywords: individual words x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Discourse and Lexis

David Deterding

in Singapore English

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625444
eISBN:
9780748651535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625444.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

Null-subject structures were discussed in Chapter 3 under the heading of syntax. However, one of the puzzles that needs to be dealt with is why null-subject sentences are acceptable in Singapore ... More


Chinchillas do it too

Gerry T. M. Altmann

in The Ascent of Babel: An Exploration of Language, Mind, and Understanding

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523772
eISBN:
9780191689017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523772.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter compares language learning in babies and adults. One big difference between adults and babies is that adults have acquired knowledge about individual words and they have a mental ... More


View: