The Resource A survey of modern English, Stephan Gramley and Kurt-Michael Patzold, (electronic resource)

A survey of modern English, Stephan Gramley and Kurt-Michael Patzold, (electronic resource)

Label
A survey of modern English
Title
A survey of modern English
Statement of responsibility
Stephan Gramley and Kurt-Michael Patzold
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This comprehensive and systematic review of modern English presents a description of both the linguistic structure of present-day English and its geographical, social, gender and ethnic variations
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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1943-
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Gramley, Stephan
Dewey number
420.904
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PE1087
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1941-
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Patzold, Kurt Michael
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  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • Languages
  • English Language
  • English
  • Languages & Literatures
Summary expansion
Fully revised and updated, the second edition of this authoritative guide is a comprehensive, scholarly and systematic review of modern English. In one volume the book presents a description of both the linguistic structure of present-day English and its geographical, social, gender, and ethnic variations. Covering new developments such as the impact of email on language and corpus-based grammars, this accessible text has been extensively rewritten and brings the survey of modern English right up to date. It also offers new examples and suggestions for further reading. Fully revised and updated, the second edition of this authoritative guide is a comprehensive, scholarly and systematic review of modern English. In one volume the book presents a description of both the linguistic structure of present-day English and its geographical, social, gender, and ethnic variations. Covering new developments such as the impact of email on language and corpus-based grammars, this accessible text has been extensively rewritten and brings the survey of modern English right up to date. It also offers new examples and suggestions for further reading
Target audience
specialized
Label
A survey of modern English, Stephan Gramley and Kurt-Michael Patzold, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previous ed.: 1992
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 355-377) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Preface Abbreviations, list of maps and figures Introduction Part I: English as a linguistic system Chapter One: Vocabulary; 1.1. Changes in Vocabulary 1.2. Words and Meaning 1.3. The Origin and Frequency of Words 1.4. Word Fields 1.5. Euphemisms and Word-Formation 1.6. New Meanings 1.7. Further Reading; Chapter Two: Words in Combination; 2.1. Cliches and Fixed Expressions 2.2. Pragmatic Idioms 2.3. Collocation 2.4. Binomials 2.5. Idioms 2.6. Proverbs and Commonplaces 2.7 Fixed Expressions in Texts 2.8. Further Reading; Chapter Three: The Pronunciation and Spelling of English 3.1 The Phonology of English 3.2 Segmental Sounds 3.3 The Consonants 3.4 The Vowels 3.5 Suprasegmentals 3.6 The Orthography 3.7 Further Reading; Chapter Four: Grammar 4.1 Word Classes 4.2 Functional Phases 4.3 Functional Sentence Elements 4.4 The Verb Phase (VP) 4.5 Nominalisation 4.6 catenation 4.8 The Clause 4.9 Further Reading; Part II: Users and use of English Chapter Five: Dialects and Diatypes 5.1 The Register Approach 5.2 Dialects 5.3 Diatypes 5.4 Further Reading; Chapter Six: Lects:Language and Gender 6.1 Language as Used by Males and Females 6.2 Communicative Strategies 6.3 Language Acquisition and Development 6.4 Nonverbal Behaviour 6.5 Explanations 6.6 Further Reading; Chapter Seven: Medium: Spoken Discourse 7.1 General Considerations 7.2 Meaning 7.3 Conversational Interaction 7.4 Turns, Schemata and Topics 7.5 Discourse Markers 7.6 Further Reading; Chapter Eight: Functional Tenor and Medium: Written Texts and ESP 8.1 Textuality 8.2 Cohesion and Coherence 8.3 A Typology of Texts 8.4 Application: An Example 8.5 Special Englishes and the REgister Model 8.6 Syntactic Features of EST 8.7 The Lexicon of EST and Word Formation 8.8 The EST Text 8.9 Further Reading; Chapter Nine: Personal Tenor: 9.1 Style 9.2 Hard Words 9.3 Modes of Address 9.4 Further Reading; Part III: National and regional varieties of English Chapter Ten: English in the British Isles 10.1 England and Wales 10.2 Scotland 10.3 Ireland 10.4 Urban British English 10.5 Further Reading; Chapter Eleven: Standards: Comparing AmE and BrE 11.1 Pronunciation 11.2 Spelling and Pronunciation 11.3 Grammar and Morphology 11.4 Lexis 11.5 Further Reading; Chapter Twelve: English in America 12.1 The :Languages of the United States and Canada 12.2 Regional Varieties of AmE 12.3 Social Variation in AmE 12.4 ethnic Varieties of AmE 12.5 English in the Caribbean 12.6 Further Reading; Chapter Thirteen: English in Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa 13.1 Australian English (AusE) 13.2 New Zealand England (NZE) 13.3 South African English (SAE) 13.4 Further Reading; Chapter Fourteen: English as a Second Language 14.1 English West and East Africa 14.2 English in Asia 14.3 The "New Englishes": Pidgin and Creole English 14.4 Further Reading Bibliography Index
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 397 p. )
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780203425978
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Other physical details
ill., maps
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)111087026902954
  • (StDuBDS)AH3709264
  • (SSID)ssj0000310811
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11236883
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000310811
  • (PQKBWorkID)10288708
  • (PQKB)10814322
  • (EXLCZ)99111087026902954
Label
A survey of modern English, Stephan Gramley and Kurt-Michael Patzold, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Previous ed.: 1992
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 355-377) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Preface Abbreviations, list of maps and figures Introduction Part I: English as a linguistic system Chapter One: Vocabulary; 1.1. Changes in Vocabulary 1.2. Words and Meaning 1.3. The Origin and Frequency of Words 1.4. Word Fields 1.5. Euphemisms and Word-Formation 1.6. New Meanings 1.7. Further Reading; Chapter Two: Words in Combination; 2.1. Cliches and Fixed Expressions 2.2. Pragmatic Idioms 2.3. Collocation 2.4. Binomials 2.5. Idioms 2.6. Proverbs and Commonplaces 2.7 Fixed Expressions in Texts 2.8. Further Reading; Chapter Three: The Pronunciation and Spelling of English 3.1 The Phonology of English 3.2 Segmental Sounds 3.3 The Consonants 3.4 The Vowels 3.5 Suprasegmentals 3.6 The Orthography 3.7 Further Reading; Chapter Four: Grammar 4.1 Word Classes 4.2 Functional Phases 4.3 Functional Sentence Elements 4.4 The Verb Phase (VP) 4.5 Nominalisation 4.6 catenation 4.8 The Clause 4.9 Further Reading; Part II: Users and use of English Chapter Five: Dialects and Diatypes 5.1 The Register Approach 5.2 Dialects 5.3 Diatypes 5.4 Further Reading; Chapter Six: Lects:Language and Gender 6.1 Language as Used by Males and Females 6.2 Communicative Strategies 6.3 Language Acquisition and Development 6.4 Nonverbal Behaviour 6.5 Explanations 6.6 Further Reading; Chapter Seven: Medium: Spoken Discourse 7.1 General Considerations 7.2 Meaning 7.3 Conversational Interaction 7.4 Turns, Schemata and Topics 7.5 Discourse Markers 7.6 Further Reading; Chapter Eight: Functional Tenor and Medium: Written Texts and ESP 8.1 Textuality 8.2 Cohesion and Coherence 8.3 A Typology of Texts 8.4 Application: An Example 8.5 Special Englishes and the REgister Model 8.6 Syntactic Features of EST 8.7 The Lexicon of EST and Word Formation 8.8 The EST Text 8.9 Further Reading; Chapter Nine: Personal Tenor: 9.1 Style 9.2 Hard Words 9.3 Modes of Address 9.4 Further Reading; Part III: National and regional varieties of English Chapter Ten: English in the British Isles 10.1 England and Wales 10.2 Scotland 10.3 Ireland 10.4 Urban British English 10.5 Further Reading; Chapter Eleven: Standards: Comparing AmE and BrE 11.1 Pronunciation 11.2 Spelling and Pronunciation 11.3 Grammar and Morphology 11.4 Lexis 11.5 Further Reading; Chapter Twelve: English in America 12.1 The :Languages of the United States and Canada 12.2 Regional Varieties of AmE 12.3 Social Variation in AmE 12.4 ethnic Varieties of AmE 12.5 English in the Caribbean 12.6 Further Reading; Chapter Thirteen: English in Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa 13.1 Australian English (AusE) 13.2 New Zealand England (NZE) 13.3 South African English (SAE) 13.4 Further Reading; Chapter Fourteen: English as a Second Language 14.1 English West and East Africa 14.2 English in Asia 14.3 The "New Englishes": Pidgin and Creole English 14.4 Further Reading Bibliography Index
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 397 p. )
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780203425978
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Other physical details
ill., maps
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)111087026902954
  • (StDuBDS)AH3709264
  • (SSID)ssj0000310811
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11236883
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000310811
  • (PQKBWorkID)10288708
  • (PQKB)10814322
  • (EXLCZ)99111087026902954

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