Month: October 2011

Selection and Ngp

Posted on 27 October 2011 by Lise

Just came across this on the Motivated Grammar blog and it’s a nice discussion of some of the things were were discussing at our recent LinC seminar on selection. Read the blog entry at Motivated Grammar for some discussion of expressions such as ‘a number of’ and ‘amount of’.
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Language ideologies

Posted on 27 October 2011 by Lise

LinC is hosting the following research seminar on November 21st 2012 at 4pm in room 3.58 (Humanities Building, Cardiff University): Investigating ideologies in Canadian corpora: Using systemic functional grammar in cross-linguistic corpus-assisted discourse studies Rachelle Freake, Queen Mary, University of London This paper presents findings on language ideologies in French and English Canadian newspapers. French
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English determiners

Posted on 19 October 2011 by Lise

English determiners and the concept of ‘selection’ We will be holding an informal LinC event on Thursday October 27th at 11.15 am in room 3.66. It will be an informal lunch-time discussion of English determiners and the concept of ‘selection’. We will be discussing/debating Fawcett’s (2007) paper entitled: Modelling ‘selection’ between referents in the English
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