The Resource Chinese Under Globalization : Emerging Trends in Language Use in China, (electronic resource)

Chinese Under Globalization : Emerging Trends in Language Use in China, (electronic resource)

Label
Chinese Under Globalization : Emerging Trends in Language Use in China
Title
Chinese Under Globalization
Title remainder
Emerging Trends in Language Use in China
Title variation
  • Chinese Under Globalization: Emerging Trends In Language Use In China
  • Chinese under Globalization
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As China experiences tremendous economic and social transformation in the reform years, language use in China has also undergone remarkable changes in the past couple decades: the national obsession with learning the global English, which becomes both a resource for modernization and a source of contention; the expanding use of local languages and dialects in mass media, where standard Mandarin is promoted and legally prescribed as the principal language; the emergence of the Internet language that has become a creative source for constructing a distinct youth identity; the Cantonese writing m
Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
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1974 August-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Liu, Jin
Dewey number
  • 410.51
  • 495.12
LC call number
P107
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Tao, Hongyin
Label
Chinese Under Globalization : Emerging Trends in Language Use in China, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Contents
  • CONTENTS; Introduction; References; Chapter 1 Synchronic Variation or Diachronic Change: A Sociolinguistic Study of Chinese Internet Language Liwei Gao; 1. Introduction; 2. The Theoretical Framework; 2.1. The apparent time construct; 2.2. Other considerations; 2.2.1. The prestige of CIL; 2.2.2. The likelihood of cross-modality influence; 2.2.3. The role of youths in linguistic change; 3. The Data; 3.1. The lexical usages; 3.2. The sentential features; 3.3. The discursive level; 3.3.1. A bilingual code5; 3.3.2. A written spoken style; 3.3.3. A joking style
  • 4. Possible Types of Linguistic Changes64.1. Lexicon; 4.2. Grammar; 4.2.1. Word order; 4.2.2. Change in word category; 4.3. Discourse; 5. Concluding Remarks; References; Chapter 2 The Metaphorical World of Chinese Online Entertainment News Chong Han; 1. Entertainment News in China; 2. Metaphorical Tricks; 3. Defining Metaphor; 4. Description of the Data; 5. The Identified Metaphors; 5.1. War; 5.1.1. Competition is War; 5.1.2. Business is War; 5.1.3. Interaction is War; 5.2. Martial arts; 5.3. Fire; 5.3.1. Success in market is fire (or heat or explosion)
  • 5.3.2. Enthusiam is fire (or explosion)5.3.3. Sexual appeal is fire (or explosion); 5.4. Wind; 5.5. Food; 6. Conclusion; References; Chapter 3 The Use of Chinese Dialects on the Internet: Youth Language and Local Youth Identity in Urban China Jin Liu; 1. Introduction; 2. The Educated Youth's Promotion of Dialects on the Internet; 2.1. Xue Cun's internet song in Northeastern Mandarin; 2.2. A reaction to the global English and the national Mandarin; 2.3. Signifying pluralism and diversity in dialect-rendered texts; 2.4. Writing of dialect with Chinese characters on the Internet5
  • 2.5. The "standard" tests on dialect competence3. Dialect Rap Songs and Local Youth Identity; 3.1. Distinctive local sensibilities; 3.2. Strong local identity and the construction of locality in dialect rap; 4. The SHN Website and the Shanghai Youth Identity; References; Chapter 4 "My Turf, I Decide": Linguistic Circulation in the Emergence of a Chinese Youth Culture Qing Zhang and Chen-Chun E; 1. Introduction; 2. Theoretical Frameworks; 3. The Origin of "My Turf, I Decide" and Its Metapragmatic Typification; 4. Linguistic Features of the Slogan; 5. Google Search of "My Turf, I Decide"
  • 6. Circulation and Recontextualization of the Slogan in Online Discourses6.1. Taking a stance of independence and self-determination; 6.2. Taking a stance of defiance against authority; 6.3. Taking a stance of individuality and (bold) self-expression; 6.4. Taking a stance of individuality and audacity; 7. Titles of Commercial Web Pages; 8. Conclusion; Appendix; References; Chapter 5 Chinese Via English: A Case Study of "Lettered-Words" As a Way of Integration into Global Communication Ksenia Kozha; 1. Introduction; 2. Lettered-Words as Transfer Factor; 2.1. Why lettered words?
  • 3. Integration: Its Context and Contents
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (225 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9789814350693
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000101734
  • (EBL)919095
  • (OCoLC)794328390
Label
Chinese Under Globalization : Emerging Trends in Language Use in China, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Contents
  • CONTENTS; Introduction; References; Chapter 1 Synchronic Variation or Diachronic Change: A Sociolinguistic Study of Chinese Internet Language Liwei Gao; 1. Introduction; 2. The Theoretical Framework; 2.1. The apparent time construct; 2.2. Other considerations; 2.2.1. The prestige of CIL; 2.2.2. The likelihood of cross-modality influence; 2.2.3. The role of youths in linguistic change; 3. The Data; 3.1. The lexical usages; 3.2. The sentential features; 3.3. The discursive level; 3.3.1. A bilingual code5; 3.3.2. A written spoken style; 3.3.3. A joking style
  • 4. Possible Types of Linguistic Changes64.1. Lexicon; 4.2. Grammar; 4.2.1. Word order; 4.2.2. Change in word category; 4.3. Discourse; 5. Concluding Remarks; References; Chapter 2 The Metaphorical World of Chinese Online Entertainment News Chong Han; 1. Entertainment News in China; 2. Metaphorical Tricks; 3. Defining Metaphor; 4. Description of the Data; 5. The Identified Metaphors; 5.1. War; 5.1.1. Competition is War; 5.1.2. Business is War; 5.1.3. Interaction is War; 5.2. Martial arts; 5.3. Fire; 5.3.1. Success in market is fire (or heat or explosion)
  • 5.3.2. Enthusiam is fire (or explosion)5.3.3. Sexual appeal is fire (or explosion); 5.4. Wind; 5.5. Food; 6. Conclusion; References; Chapter 3 The Use of Chinese Dialects on the Internet: Youth Language and Local Youth Identity in Urban China Jin Liu; 1. Introduction; 2. The Educated Youth's Promotion of Dialects on the Internet; 2.1. Xue Cun's internet song in Northeastern Mandarin; 2.2. A reaction to the global English and the national Mandarin; 2.3. Signifying pluralism and diversity in dialect-rendered texts; 2.4. Writing of dialect with Chinese characters on the Internet5
  • 2.5. The "standard" tests on dialect competence3. Dialect Rap Songs and Local Youth Identity; 3.1. Distinctive local sensibilities; 3.2. Strong local identity and the construction of locality in dialect rap; 4. The SHN Website and the Shanghai Youth Identity; References; Chapter 4 "My Turf, I Decide": Linguistic Circulation in the Emergence of a Chinese Youth Culture Qing Zhang and Chen-Chun E; 1. Introduction; 2. Theoretical Frameworks; 3. The Origin of "My Turf, I Decide" and Its Metapragmatic Typification; 4. Linguistic Features of the Slogan; 5. Google Search of "My Turf, I Decide"
  • 6. Circulation and Recontextualization of the Slogan in Online Discourses6.1. Taking a stance of independence and self-determination; 6.2. Taking a stance of defiance against authority; 6.3. Taking a stance of individuality and (bold) self-expression; 6.4. Taking a stance of individuality and audacity; 7. Titles of Commercial Web Pages; 8. Conclusion; Appendix; References; Chapter 5 Chinese Via English: A Case Study of "Lettered-Words" As a Way of Integration into Global Communication Ksenia Kozha; 1. Introduction; 2. Lettered-Words as Transfer Factor; 2.1. Why lettered words?
  • 3. Integration: Its Context and Contents
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (225 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9789814350693
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000101734
  • (EBL)919095
  • (OCoLC)794328390

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