LINGUIST List 17.264|
Thu Jan 26 2006
Qs: Phrasal Verbs; Communicative Development
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Meanings of Particles in Phrasal Verbs
2. Andre Luiz
MacArthur Communicative Development Inventory
Message 1: Meanings of Particles in Phrasal Verbs
From: Alison Crutchley <a.crutchleyhud.ac.uk>
Subject: Meanings of Particles in Phrasal Verbs
I'm doing some work on children's comprehension of phrasal verbs. I'm sure
I've heard about work looking at the meanings of the particles - e.g. 'up'
in 'drink up', 'write up', 'dream up', 'pay up' adding a sense of
finished-ness or outcome to the meaning of the verb - but I'm having real
trouble locating it. Database searches have brought up little so far except
a couple of articles in ELT journals which mention the meanings of
particles very briefly in a teaching context. Does anyone have any ideas
where to look/ who has worked on this?
Many thanks, Alison Crutchley
Dr Alison Crutchley
Lecturer in English Language
University of Huddersfield
Message 2: MacArthur Communicative Development Inventory
From: Andre Luiz Souza <andreluizufmg.br>
Subject: MacArthur Communicative Development Inventory
Does anyone know about any Portuguese adaptation of 'The MacArthur
Communicative Development Inventory'? I will probably need to use an
adapted version of it in my MA research.
I thank y'all in advance,
Andre Luiz Souza
Departamento de Psicologia
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais - Brasil
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