Explaining the Meaning of Words: A Descriptive Study on Strategies by Andreas Glombitza

Explaining the Meaning of Words: A Descriptive Study on Strategies

byAndreas Glombitza

Kobo ebook | May 4, 2007

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Seminar paper from the year 2006 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Linguistics, grade: 1,0, University of Tubingen (English Seminar/Applied English Linguistics), course: HS Lexical Semantics, 11 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: This paper seeks to describe and analyze typical strategies employed for explaining unknown words. The empirical component is based on a small video-corpus comprising 4x6 interviews with native as well as non-native speakers of English, transcripts are included in the Appendix. The material is analyzed by means of a theoretical apparatus taken from lexical semantics and pragmatics.
Title:Explaining the Meaning of Words: A Descriptive Study on StrategiesFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:May 4, 2007Publisher:GRIN PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3638737586

ISBN - 13:9783638737586

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