Spontaneous Spoken Language: Syntax and Discourse

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Jim Miller and Regina Weinert investigate syntactic structure and the organization of discourse in spontaneous spoken language. Using data from English, German, and Russian, they develop a systematic analysis of spoken English and highlight properties that hold across languages. The authors argue that the differences in syntax and the construction of discourse between spontaneous speech and written language bear on various areas of linguistic theory, apart from having obvious implications for syntactic analysis. In ...

Spontaneous Spoken Language: Syntax and Discourse 2009, OUP UK, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199561254

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Spontaneous Spoken Language: Syntax and Discourse 1998, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198236566

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