Quantitative Methods in Linguistics by Keith Johnson

By Keith Johnson

Quantitative tools in Linguistics bargains a pragmatic creation to stats and quantitative research with facts units drawn from the sector and assurance of phonetics, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, historic linguistics, and syntax, in addition to chance distribution and quantitative tools. offers balanced therapy of the sensible elements of dealing with quantitative linguistic info comprises pattern datasets contributed via researchers operating in a number of sub-disciplines of linguistics makes use of R, the statistical software program package deal most ordinarily utilized by linguists, to find styles in quantitative info and to check linguistic hypotheses comprises student-friendly end-of-chapter assignments and is observed through on-line assets at www.blackwellpublishing.com/quantmethods.

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Culpabilite et silence en droit compare (Logiques by Charlotte Girard

By Charlotte Girard

Une query appelle-t-elle nécessairement une réponse ? L’un des droits fondamentaux de l’individu n’a-t-il pas rapport avec son pouvoir de maîtriser sa parole ? Ces interrogations permettent d’aborder le thème du droit au silence comme attribut essentiel de l’individu. C’est du aspect de vue du droit comparé franco-anglais que ces questionnements prennent toutes leurs dimensions. En effet, à partir d’une statement superficielle, los angeles comparaison dévoile un décalage non négligeable entre les systèmes juridiques français et anglais. Cet ouvrage tente d’approfondir l’examen et de découvrir les fondements de cette différence. Cette asymétrie sera-t-elle confirmée, voire dépassée pour en arriver à une différence encore plus essentielle : doit-on penser que l. a. conception-même des droits de l’Homme ne serait pas superposable en France et en Grande-Bretagne ?

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What Not to Write: An A-to-Z of the Dos and Don'ts of Good by Kay Sayce

By Kay Sayce

This can be a pocket-sized, information-packed and wonderful advisor that has been compiled at the foundation of lengthy event in assisting humans produce records written in reliable English, with the underlying message that straightforward English is the easiest English. "What to not Write" offers with all these awkward matters - acronyms, ambiguity, American-English, bureaucratese, company English, captions, cliches, grammar, hyphens, jargon, punctuation, quotations, sexist writing, spelling, writing letters and lots more and plenty, even more. Writing English can be a excitement and even supposing there are principles and conventions, as this ebook indicates, they need to be used as a starting place on which to construct the arrogance to discover the richness and flexibility of the language and to place the message throughout, sincerely and easily, in a fashion that may trap the reader's cognizance. this convenient reference publication should be a necessary device for an individual operating with the written be aware, really those that write client/company reviews, theses, specialist papers - scholars and execs alike will make the most of having a duplicate at hand.

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Second Language Attrition in Japanese Contexts by Lynne Hansen

By Lynne Hansen

This quantity introduces the examine of language attrition--the forgetting of language. during this first assortment dedicated to moment language attrition, the participants specialize in contexts of loss the place jap is both the attriting language, or the exchanging language. Bringing jointly examine to confirm prior hypotheses within the box, this booklet bargains new theoretical and functional insights for these drawn to language switch.

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