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Definiteness And Indefiniteness: A Study In Reference And Grammaticality Prediction

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First published in 1988, this book is concerned with the definite and indefinite articles in English. It provides an integrated pragmatic-semantic theory of definite and indefinite reference, on the basis of which, many co-occurance restrictions between articles…
A Comparative Typology Of English And German: Unifying The Contrasts

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First published in 1986, this book draws together analyses of English and German. It defines the contrasts and similarities between the two languages and, in particular, looks at the question of whether contrasts in one area of the grammar is systematically…
A Comparative Typology Of English And German: Unifying The Contrasts
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|June 24, 2015

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First published in 1986, this book draws together analyses of English and German. It defines the contrasts and similarities between the two languages and, in particular, looks at the question of whether contrasts in one area of the grammar is systematically…
English Profile Studies 1: Criterial Features in L2 English: Specifying the Reference Levels of the…

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This volume introduces a new concept, 'criterial features', for the learning, teaching and testing of English as a second language. The work is based on research conducted within the English Profile Programme at Cambridge University, using the Cambridge Learner…
Language and Music as Cognitive Systems
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|November 3, 2011

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The past 15 years have witnessed an increasing interest in the comparative study of language and music as cognitive systems. Language and music are uniquely human traits, so it is not surprising that this interest spans practically all branches of cognitive…
Language and Music as Cognitive Systems
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The past 15 years have witnessed an increasing interest in the comparative study of language and music as cognitive systems. Language and music are uniquely human traits, so it is not surprising that this interest spans practically all branches of cognitive…
The Works Of Samuel Johnson, Ll. D.
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|February 23, 2010

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This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We…
Efficiency and Complexity in Grammars
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|November 17, 2004

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This book addresses a question fundamental to any discussion of grammatical theory and grammatical variation: to what extent can principles of grammar be explained through language use? John A. Hawkins argues that there is a profound correspondence between…
A Performance Theory of Order and Constituency: PERFORMANCE THEORY OF ORDER &

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In this major new book, John A. Hawkins presents a new theory of linear ordering in syntax. He argues that processing can provide a simple, functional explanation for syntactic rules of ordering, as well as for the selection among ordering variants in languages…