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Patterns of linguistic variation in American legal English

StanisЕ‚aw GoЕєdЕє-Roszkowski

Patterns of linguistic variation in American legal English

a corpus-based study

by StanisЕ‚aw GoЕєdЕє-Roszkowski

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Published by Peter Lang in Frankfurt am Main, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Law,
  • Semantics (Law),
  • Language

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-248) and index.

    SeriesŁódź studies in language -- 22, Łódź studies in language -- 22.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK213 .G684 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination277 p. :
    Number of Pages277
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25140926M
    ISBN 103631615817
    ISBN 109783631615812
    LC Control Number2011290502
    OCLC/WorldCa707460496

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    This authoritative introduction to African American English (AAE) is the first textbook to look at the grammar as a whole. Clearly organised, it describes patterns in the sentence structure, sound system, word formation and word use in AAE. The textbook examines topics such as education, speech events in the secular and religious world, and the use of language in literature and the Reviews: 1. The linguistic forms used to characterise the language spoken by African- Americans presented a pattern of speech and speaking which varies phonologically (sound), morphologically (grammatic structure), syntactically (sentence structure), semantically (work meaning), and pragmatically (language use).


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Patterns of linguistic variation in American legal English by StanisЕ‚aw GoЕєdЕє-Roszkowski Download PDF EPUB FB2

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.

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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.

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