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Formulaic language

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Published by John Benjamins in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Linguistic analysis (Linguistics),
  • Linguistic models

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Roberta L. Corrigan.
    ContributionsCorrigan, Roberta.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP126 .F67 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22552483M
    ISBN 109789027229977, 9789027229953, 9789027229960
    LC Control Number2008042109

      This is the first book to address formulaic language directly and provide a foundation of knowledge for graduates and researchers in early stages of study of this important language phenomenon. It is also suitable for students of linguistics, applied linguistics, and language Brand: Bloomsbury Publishing.   Presents a framework for examining the existence and function of formulaic language and tests it extensively against language data within a wide variety of language samples. Formulaic language is a fast-growing area of applied linguistic research, and the author is a key figure in this : Oxford University Press.

    Wood’s () Formulaic language and second language speech fluency provides theoretical and practical accounts of speech fluency and pedagogical applications of formulaic sequences within classroom contexts. The book is divided into three parts including background, evidence, and . This volume presents a comprehensive look at the phenomenon of formulaic language (multi-word units believed to be mentally stored and retrieved as single units) and its role in fluent speech production. Focusing on second language speech, the book provides an overview of research into the role of formulaic language in fluency, details a study which provides evidence of that role, and outlines.

    This book is the first of the two-volume collection of papers on formulaic language. The collection is among the first ones in the field. The book draws attention to the ritualized, repetitive side of language, which to some estimates make up over 50% of spoken and written text. ‘Language on such ceremonial occasions is supposed to be formulaic.’ ‘But the narrative remains strange and poetic enough for it never to appear formulaic or didactic.’ ‘The stanza is written like the formulaic examples of wit and allusion in old-fashioned riddle books.’.


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This is the first book to address formulaic language directly and provide a foundation of knowledge for graduates and researchers in early stages of study of this important language phenomenon. It is also suitable for students of linguistics, applied linguistics, and language teacher by: Book Description A considerable proportion of our everyday language is "formulaic".

It is predictable in form and, idiomatic-- stored in fixed or semi-fixed by: This is the first book to address formulaic language directly and provide a foundation of knowledge for graduates and researchers in early stages of study of this important language phenomenon.

It is also suitable for students of linguistics, applied linguistics, and language teacher education/5. Contributors present three distinct but complementary perspectives on the study of formulaic language – cognitive/psycholinguistic, socio-cultural/pragmatic, and pedagogical – to highlight new work as well as directions for future book is an essential resource for established researchers and graduate students in second language acquisition and pedagogy, corpus and Cited by: 3.

"Understanding Formulaic Language is a timely book, bringing together some of the best formulaic language scholars to draw together disparate strands within the field into a unified and comprehensive whole.

Its particular strength is its succinct presentation of. Book description A substantial proportion of our everyday language is 'formulaic', that is, it consists of oft-repeated chunks. From pause fillers such as you know, to phrases such as Many thanks!, Is this seat taken.

or strong tea, they form a phenomenon central in language. Introduction “Formulaic language” is a term that has come into use, particularly in the United Kingdom, in the last two decades.

Its subject domain, multiword linguistic units, has been under investigation for at least the last century, with early work on multiword units by Jan Baudouin de Courtenay in Russia and Charles Bally in Switzerland. One working definition suggests that formulaic language is “a sequence, continuous or discontinuous, of words or other meaning elements, which is, or appears to be prefabricated: that is, stored and retrieved whole from memory at the time of use, rather than being subject to generation or analysis by the language grammar.”Cited by: formulaic language as a linguistic solution to a larger,nonlinguistic,problem, the promotion of book culminates in a new model of lexical storage, which accommodates the curiosities of non-native and aphasic speech.

Formulaic Language and the Lexicon. Wray, Alison This book explores the nature and purposes of formulaic language, examining patterns across research from the fields of discourse analysis, first language acquisition, language pathology, and applied by: "I found Formulaic to be a thought-provoking read for any sized 'marketing' books focus on one element of marketing.

Thinking through your entire offering is essential to success. Formulaic provides this framework in a simple and insightful manner.". Brian E. Miller. This book explores the nature and purposes of formulaic language, and looks for patterns across the research findings from the fields of discourse analysis, first language acquisition, language 5/5(1).

Formulaic language is a linguistic term for verbal expressions that are fixed in form, often non-literal in meaning with attitudinal nuances, and closely related to communicative-pragmatic context.

Along with idioms, expletives and proverbs, formulaic language includes. A considerable proportion of our everyday language is "formulaic". It is predictable in form and idiomatic--apparently stored in fixed or semi-fixed chunks. This book explores the nature and purposes of formulaic language, and looks for patterns across the research findings from the fields of discourse analysis, first language acquisition.

About Fundamentals of Formulaic Language. This is the first book to address formulaic language directly and provide a foundation of knowledge for graduates and researchers in early stages of study of this important language phenomenon.

It is also suitable for students of linguistics, applied linguistics, and language teacher education. Identifying examples of formulaic language in text is a non-trivial challenge, but the difficulties can be much alleviated by the use of an appropriate definition.

Three types of definition are distinguished. Type (i) lays out an analytic working space. Type (ii) derives from an analysis and represents a theoretical position. Type (iii) locates examples for subsequent analysis.

Focusing on second language speech, the book provides an overview of research into the role of formulaic language in fluency, details a study which provides evidence of that role, and outlines.

In this book chapter Wray and Fitzpatrick focused on the conscious and active learning of formulaic language in SLA. They argued that memorizing sentences promotes learners’ fluency and confidence, and that the analysis of learners’ deviations from memorized sentences can be used as a means of establishing the strengths and weaknesses of Cited by: Formulaic language in American and British academic English varieties as well as in other varieties of academic writing such as Argentinean and Peninsular Spanish or Philippine, has also been typified within this research tradition (Biber et al.,Cortes,Liu,Pérez-Llantada,Salazar, ).Cited by:   In Oral Formulaic Language in the Biblical Psalms, Robert C.

Culley discusses dynamics involved in oral composition of poetry, particularly regarding Biblical poetry, including the characteristic of parallelism, both as a composition device and as a framework within which other compositional aids would be necessary for a poet "writing" :.

In the last few decades, the study of formulaic language has become a major focus in second language acquisition research. The volume introduced here provides a state-of-the-art review of what is currently known about the processing, acquisition, and use of formulaic sequences, with a particular focus on a second : Anna Siyanova-Chanturia, Ana Pellicer-Sánchez.Books shelved as formulaic: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green, Twice in a Blue Moon by Christina Lauren, Divergent by Veronica Roth, Angels & Demons b.

This book is the first of the two-volume collection of papers on formulaic language. The collection is among the first ones in the field. The book draws attention to the ritualized, repetitive side of language, which to some estimates make up over 50% of spoken and written :