Theoretical Issues in Contrastive Linguistics

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Contrastive Linguistics, roughly defined as a subdiscipline of linguistics which is concerned with the comparison of two or more (subsystems of) languages, has long been associated primarily with language teaching. Apart from this applied aspect, however, it also has a strong theoretical purpose, contributing to our understanding of language typology and language universals. Issues in theoretical CL, which also feature in this volume, are the choice of model, the notions of equivalence and contrast, and directionality of ...

Theoretical Issues in Contrastive Linguistics 1981, John Benjamins Publishing Company, Amsterdam/Philadelphia

ISBN-13: 9789027235022

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