1 edition of Patterns of linguistic variation in American legal English found in the catalog.
Patterns of linguistic variation in American legal English
Includes bibliographical references (p. -248) and index.
|Series||Łódź studies in language -- 22, Łódź studies in language -- 22.|
|LC Classifications||K213 .G684 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||277 p. :|
|Number of Pages||277|
|LC Control Number||2011290502|
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Translators, law students or legal professionals who begin to deal with legal language face a bewildering variety of legal writings. Even though legal language has been examined from a multitude of perspectives, there are virtually no studies explicitly addressing variation in legal English in terms of recurrent linguistic patterns.
This book is a first step towards filling this Format: Hardcover. Translators, law students or legal professionals who begin to deal with legal language face a bewildering variety of legal writings.
Even though legal language has been examined from a multitude of perspectives, there are virtually no studies explicitly addressing variation in legal English in terms of recurrent linguistic patterns.
This book is a first step towards filling this. Patterns of linguistic variation in American legal English: a corpus-based study. Translators, law students or legal professionals who begin to deal with legal language face a bewildering variety of legal writings.
Even though legal language has been examined from a multitude of perspectives, there are virtually no studies. Translators, law students or legal professionals who begin to deal with legal language face a bewildering variety of legal writings.
Even though legal language has been examined from a multitude of perspectives, there are virtually no studies expl. Stanislaw Goźdź-Roszkowski’s Patterns of Linguistic Variation in American Legal English: A Corpus-based Study is one of the newest volumes (22) in the Łódź Studies in Language series, edited by Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk.
This book, which contains seven chapters, a bibliography, two appendices, and an index, presents a very well-written, thorough examination of variation in legal language.
The present study employs key word analysis on a large corpus of casual conversation in American English to explore age-based linguistic variation in spontaneous conversation.
Analyses of the key Author: Federica Barbieri. Patterns of age-based linguistic variation in American English Federica Barbieri Northern Arizona University In variationist research, speaker age is considered the primary correlate of language change (Chambers ), and as such is generally included as independent variable in studies of language change.
Sociolinguistic Patterns. This section is concerned with the findings of social or urban dialectology on linguistic variation. Urban dialectology studies language variation in urban regions.
Classic studies within this area focus on variation in cities such as New York, Chicago and Detroit in the USA and Norwich in England. As a general rule we do not censor any content on the site.
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A brief history of inflow of immigrants and early American English. Beginning with the English settlement of Jamestown in and the landing of the Puritans in Massachusetts inthe English language is established in America along with Dutch, German, French and other tongues.
Variation between languages, dialects, and speakers is known as interspeaker variation. Variation within the language of a single speaker is called intraspeaker variation. Since the rise of sociolinguistics in the s, interest in linguistic variation (also called linguistic variability) has developed : Richard Nordquist.
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American Legal English, Second Edition: Using Language in Legal Contexts Debra S. Lee, J.D., Charles Hall, and Susan M. Barone; Beneath the Tip of the Iceberg: Improving English and Understanding of U.S.
Cultural Patterns Darla K. Deardorff and Kay M. Bowman. Gender –g-dropping G-dropping: (ing) vs. (in) Women use standard forms of stable dialect features more frequently than men.
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Sociolinguistic Variation in American English Adverbial –ly •What we know about adverbs and variation from earlier historical stages of English (Tagliamonte and Ito ): a) Adverbials of manner, the largest group of adverbs, are generally marked with the suffix –ly.
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In this chapter, we shift our focus from language variation across different groups of speakers to variation in the speech of individual speakers, or language STYLE. Research has shown that variation in speech style is just as pervasive as regional, social-class, ethnic, and gender-based language variation.
There are no single-style speakers. Book Description. Patterns in Language addresses the real needs of students in modular systems who may not have a background either in traditional literature or in linguistic theory.
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