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The Resource The acquisition and use of yes-no questions in English : a corpus-study from a usage-based perspective, Ursula Kania

The acquisition and use of yes-no questions in English : a corpus-study from a usage-based perspective, Ursula Kania

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The acquisition and use of yes-no questions in English : a corpus-study from a usage-based perspective
Title
The acquisition and use of yes-no questions in English
Title remainder
a corpus-study from a usage-based perspective
Statement of responsibility
Ursula Kania
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
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Kania, Ursula
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PE1395
LC item number
.K36 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Language development,
Series volume
Band 36
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  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • Children
  • Questions and answers
  • Corpora (Linguistics)
Label
The acquisition and use of yes-no questions in English : a corpus-study from a usage-based perspective, Ursula Kania
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Slightly revised and updated version of the author's thesis (doctoral)--University of Leipzig, 2013
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-205)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Generative-Transformational grammar
  • Summary
  • The usage-based approach
  • Intention reading
  • Pattern finding
  • Analogy-formation and schematization
  • Learning from the input
  • Construction grammar
  • Summary
  • The acquisition and use of yes-no questions
  • List of tables
  • The prevalence of questions in child-directed speech
  • Developmental paths
  • Error-patterns in child questions
  • Non-canonical yes-no questions
  • Non-canonical yes-no questions in developmental research
  • Summary
  • The discourse functions of canonical yes-no questions
  • Canonical yes-no questions as requests for information
  • Yes-no questions as 'indirect speech acts'
  • Developmental research on the functions of questions
  • List of figures
  • Terminological note
  • Summary
  • Research questions
  • Yes-no questions in adult-to-adult speech
  • The corpus
  • Data extraction
  • The overall frequency of questions
  • Coding and analysis of different question types
  • Wh-questions
  • Tag-questions
  • List of abbreviations
  • Alternative questions
  • Yes-no questions
  • Summary
  • Yes-no questions in child( -directed) speech
  • The importance of case studies
  • The corpus
  • Data extraction and coding
  • Overall frequency and distribution of question types
  • Yes-no questions
  • Thomas' yes-no question errors
  • Acknowledgements
  • Longitudinal changes in the relative frequency of noncanonical yes-no questions
  • Summary
  • The acquisition and use of weak assertives
  • Facilitation paths in the learning of canonical questions
  • Variation sets with weak assertives
  • You want (to) X? as an information-seeking question
  • You want (to) X? as a request for clarification
  • Variation sets with You want (to) X? as a request for information
  • Variation sets with You want (to) X? as a request for clarification
  • Thomas' use of You want (to) X?
  • Introduction and outline
  • Summary
  • The acquisition and use of strong assertives
  • Inversion rates
  • The discourse function of strong assertives
  • That's X? and it's X? as requests for clarification (echouses)
  • That's X? and it's X? as initiating questions (biased)
  • That's X? and it's X? as requests for clarification (echouses) in Thomas' speech
  • That's X? and it's X? as initiating questions (biased) in Thomas' speech
  • Summary
  • The role of functional factors in the acquisition of canonical yes-no questions
  • Outline
  • Correlation analysis
  • Form-function mappings in canonical yes-no questions
  • Formal coding and analyses
  • Functional coding and analyses
  • Functional frequency of can-1 as a permission-seeking formula
  • Summary
  • Summary and general discussion
  • Summary
  • General discussion
  • The notion of grammaticality
  • Theories of language acquisition
  • Frequency and entrenchment
  • The importance of discourse (function)
  • Suggestions for further research
  • Conventionalized indirect speech acts
  • The role of prosody
  • Sampling children's language
  • Representativeness of child-language corpora
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • The universal grammar (UG) approach
Control code
ocn959659867
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 205 pages
Isbn
9783823380689
Lccn
2016389609
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)959659867
Label
The acquisition and use of yes-no questions in English : a corpus-study from a usage-based perspective, Ursula Kania
Publication
Note
Slightly revised and updated version of the author's thesis (doctoral)--University of Leipzig, 2013
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-205)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Generative-Transformational grammar
  • Summary
  • The usage-based approach
  • Intention reading
  • Pattern finding
  • Analogy-formation and schematization
  • Learning from the input
  • Construction grammar
  • Summary
  • The acquisition and use of yes-no questions
  • List of tables
  • The prevalence of questions in child-directed speech
  • Developmental paths
  • Error-patterns in child questions
  • Non-canonical yes-no questions
  • Non-canonical yes-no questions in developmental research
  • Summary
  • The discourse functions of canonical yes-no questions
  • Canonical yes-no questions as requests for information
  • Yes-no questions as 'indirect speech acts'
  • Developmental research on the functions of questions
  • List of figures
  • Terminological note
  • Summary
  • Research questions
  • Yes-no questions in adult-to-adult speech
  • The corpus
  • Data extraction
  • The overall frequency of questions
  • Coding and analysis of different question types
  • Wh-questions
  • Tag-questions
  • List of abbreviations
  • Alternative questions
  • Yes-no questions
  • Summary
  • Yes-no questions in child( -directed) speech
  • The importance of case studies
  • The corpus
  • Data extraction and coding
  • Overall frequency and distribution of question types
  • Yes-no questions
  • Thomas' yes-no question errors
  • Acknowledgements
  • Longitudinal changes in the relative frequency of noncanonical yes-no questions
  • Summary
  • The acquisition and use of weak assertives
  • Facilitation paths in the learning of canonical questions
  • Variation sets with weak assertives
  • You want (to) X? as an information-seeking question
  • You want (to) X? as a request for clarification
  • Variation sets with You want (to) X? as a request for information
  • Variation sets with You want (to) X? as a request for clarification
  • Thomas' use of You want (to) X?
  • Introduction and outline
  • Summary
  • The acquisition and use of strong assertives
  • Inversion rates
  • The discourse function of strong assertives
  • That's X? and it's X? as requests for clarification (echouses)
  • That's X? and it's X? as initiating questions (biased)
  • That's X? and it's X? as requests for clarification (echouses) in Thomas' speech
  • That's X? and it's X? as initiating questions (biased) in Thomas' speech
  • Summary
  • The role of functional factors in the acquisition of canonical yes-no questions
  • Outline
  • Correlation analysis
  • Form-function mappings in canonical yes-no questions
  • Formal coding and analyses
  • Functional coding and analyses
  • Functional frequency of can-1 as a permission-seeking formula
  • Summary
  • Summary and general discussion
  • Summary
  • General discussion
  • The notion of grammaticality
  • Theories of language acquisition
  • Frequency and entrenchment
  • The importance of discourse (function)
  • Suggestions for further research
  • Conventionalized indirect speech acts
  • The role of prosody
  • Sampling children's language
  • Representativeness of child-language corpora
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • The universal grammar (UG) approach
Control code
ocn959659867
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 205 pages
Isbn
9783823380689
Lccn
2016389609
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)959659867

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