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Complementation in British and American English

Martti Juhani Rudanko

Complementation in British and American English

corpus-based studies on prepositions and complement clauses in British and American English

by Martti Juhani Rudanko

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Complement.,
  • English language -- United States -- Complement.,
  • English language -- Prepositions.,
  • English language -- Clauses.,
  • Grammar, Comparative and general -- Complement.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [123]-125) and indexes.

    StatementJuhani Rudanko, Lea Luodes.
    ContributionsLuodes, Lea.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1319 .R843 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 132 p. ;
    Number of Pages132
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22729584M
    ISBN 100761832920

    Subject-verb agreement. In British English (BrE), collective nouns can take either singular (formal agreement) or plural (notional agreement) verb forms, according to whether the emphasis is on the body as a whole or on the individual members respectively; compare a committee was appointed with the committee were unable to agree. The term the Government always takes a plural verb in British. Changes in Complementation in British and American English: Corpus-Based Studies on Non-Finite Complements in Recent English by Juhani Rudanko avg .

    complementation in both British and American English. Most attention will be paid to the adjectival complements of seven main resulting copulas, become, come, fall, get, go, grow and turn. This thesis consists of two parts. In the first part I will provide theoretical preliminaries. I will present the basic information about copular verbs in. GÜNTER ROHDENBURG: The Role of Functional Constraints in the Evolution of the English Complementation System ; ANNI SAIRIO: Progressives in the Letters of Elizabeth Montagu and her Circle in ; ELENA SEOANE: Changing Styles: On the Recent Evolution of Scientific British and American English

    Changes in Complementation in British and American English: Corpus-Based Studies on Non-Finite Complements in Recent English avg rating — 0 ratings — published — 5 editions/5(3).   The Handbook of the History of English is a collection of articles written by leading specialists in the field that focus on the theoretical issues behind the facts of the changing English language. organizes the theoretical issues behind the facts of the changing English language innovatively and applies recent insights to old problems surveys the history of English from the .


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Complementation in British and American English by Martti Juhani Rudanko Download PDF EPUB FB2

Juhani Rudanko is Professor of English in the Department of English at the University of Tampere, Finland. His earlier publications include Prepositions and Complement Clauses () and Corpora and Complementation (University Press of America, ). Lea Luodes is a graduate of the University of Tampere, Finland, where she is currently an assistant in the Department of : Martti Juhani Rudanko, Lea Luodes.

: Changes in Complementation in British and American English: Corpus-Based Studies on Non-Finite Complements in Recent English (Palgrave Studies in Language History and Language Change) (): Rudanko, J., Jones, Charles: BooksCited by: 2. The book shows how the system of English predicate complementation has been undergoing an amazing amount of variation and change in recent centuries, and identifies explanatory principles to account for this change and variation, with evidence from large electronic corpora of both British and American English.

Free Online Library: Complementation in British and American English: Corpus-Based Studies on Prepositions and Complement Clauses in British and American English.(Brief Article, Book Review) by "Reference & Research Book News"; Publishing industry Library and information science Books Book reviews.

Changes in Complementation in British and American English: Corpus-Based Studies on Non-Finite Complements in Recent English | Juhani Rudanko | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. Is British English becoming more like American English. If so, why, and in what ways. This book compares examples of American and British language data from the s, s, s and s, to track the most important ways that both varieties are changing over time, and compares the extent to which they are following similar paths using a mixture of computer and human analysis.

This article examines the sentential complementation of propose from to the s. The study is based on previous research on the use of the verb in the Corpus of Late Modern English Texts and the British National Corpus.

The focus of the article is on control theory, and it tracks changes in the complement patterns and control structure of propose. Rudanko J. () Innovative Resultatives in British and American English.

In: Changes in Complementation in British and American English. Palgrave Studies in Language History and Language Change. Complementation of nouns Complementation of adjectives Complementation of adverbs 12 Mandative constructions Mandative present indicative Mandative past indicative 13 Expanded predicates Five "light" verbs in British and American Modification and complementation of the expanded predicate noun.

This chapter provides corpus data from British and American English suggesting that several other verbs may also be in the process of undergoing direct transitivization.

Rohdenburg () found that prepositions are increasingly omitted in several types of verbs, marking a shift in complementation from an intransitive pattern with a. Speakers of British and American English display some striking differences Complementation of verbs Complementation of nouns Bibliography of British book citation sources Bibliography of studies, dictionaries, and corpora Index of words The contraction of us to 's in such constructions is an additional British feature.

For the use of our with personal names, see § us Me June 8 London Review of Books 8/4. Read "Changes in Complementation in British and American English Corpus-Based Studies on Non-Finite Complements in Recent English" by J.

Rudanko available from Rakuten Kobo. The book shows how the system of English predicate complementation has been undergoing an. (English) In: Studia Neophilologica, ISSNE-ISSNVol.

85, no 2, p. Article, book review (Other academic) Published Place, publisher, year, edition, pages Taylor & Francis, Vol. 85, no 2, p. National Category General Language Studies and Linguistics. Name: File Size: Date: Downloads: British English and American English words: KB: A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Complementation of the verb 81 Introduction: Major complementation patterns and valency 83 of English a comprehensive course, based on Halliday’s Systemic Functional Grammar.

The subject of this study, first published inis the role of the complementizer in English syntax and its implications for syntactic theory. It is argued that the familiar transformational treatment of complementizers is inadequate, and that they must be specified in deep structure by means of a Phrase Structure rule.

Complementation in British and American English: corpus-based studies on prepositions and complement clauses in British and American English.

Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Summary: Containing over million words, this book applies an empirical methodology to the study of the English language.

http:\/\/www. The book shows how the system of English predicate complementation has been undergoing an amazing amount of variation and change in recent centuries, and identifies explanatory principles to account for this change and variation, with evidence from large electronic corpora.

in Current American and British English 11 3 Non-Finite Complements of the Adjective Subject in Recent American English 27 4 The Semantics of to Infinitives and of -ing Complements: A Case Study on the Adjective Ashamed 41 5 Lexico-Grammatical Creativity in American Soap Operas: A Case Study of the Transitive into -ing Pattern.

Publications include Complementation and Case Grammar (SUNY Press, ), Prepositions and Complement Clauses (SUNY Press, ), Changes in Complementation in British and American English (Palgrave Macmillan, ), and Discourses of Freedom of Speech (Palgrave Macmillan, ).

[email protected], it sets out to investigate the relatively unexplored object control, transitive out of -ing complementation pattern of verbs in contemporary spoken American English, as evidenced in the.In this paper, we consider several lexical and semantic shifts with the “into-causative” construction (e.g.

Sue talked them into leaving) in American English since the early s. The study is based on more t tokens (including different matrix verbs) in several large corpora, including COHA, COCA, TIME, and GloWbE.

We consider overall changes in the semantic classes of verbs.