LINGUIST List 8.1369

Sat Sep 27 1997

Qs: Tenses, Brill's Tagger, Sign Language

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  1. Minako Nakayasu, Tenses
  2. Ingeborg Blank, Brill's Tagger
  3. Arild Hestvik, Sign Language for Linguists

Message 1: Tenses

Date: Mon, 27 Aug 1956 21:43:49 +0000
From: Minako Nakayasu <nakayasukwc-u.ac.jp>
Subject: Tenses

Dear Linguists:

I posted a list of questions concerning English tense several months
ago and thanked linguists who kindly answered them. I would like to
ask questions again in order to make my analysis better. I would be
very happy if you could answer them. I will post a summary if I have
received enough responses. Thank you in advance.

Minako Nakayasu
Assistant Professor
Kagoshima Women's College
1904 Uchi
Hayato-cho, Aira-gun, Kagoshima
899-51 Japan
nakayasukwc-u.ac.jp

My questions are as follows: In each of the sentences below, the main
clause has the past tense and the complement clause has the
past/present tense. Which tense would you choose in the complement
clause? If both of them are OK, *please* give a context in which each
of the tense can be used. 
(1) Did you know I am/was allergic to alchohol? 
(2) Didn't you know I am/was allergic to alchohol? 
(3) Did you know he is/was allergic to alchohol? 
(4) Didn't you know he is/was allergic to alchohol? 
(5) Did you know I have/had arrived?
(6) Didn't you I have/had arrived? 
(7) Did he know I have/had arrived? 
(8) Didn't he know I have/had arrived? 
(9) Did you know he is/was going out with her? 
(10) Didn't you know he is/was going out with her? 
(11) I knew you are/were allergic to alchonol. 
(12) I didn't know you are/were allergic to alchohol. 
(13) I said he is/was going out with her. 
(14) I didn't say he is/was going out with her.
(15) I thought he is/was going out with her. 
(16) I didn't think he is/was going out with her.
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Message 2: Brill's Tagger

Date: Thu, 25 Sep 97 10:19:30 +0200
From: Ingeborg Blank <blankcis.uni-muenchen.de>
Subject: Brill's Tagger

Dear subscribers,

I would like to use the rule-based POS-Tagger of Eric Brill for
another language than English, probably for French or German, and I am
looking for people who could share to me their experiences about the
application of the tagger in this special case.

Thanks

________________________________________________________
Ingeborg Blank				Tel: +89 2178 2712
CIS
University of Munich 			Fax: +89 2178 2701
Oettingenstr. 67
80538 Muenchen
Germany
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Message 3: Sign Language for Linguists

Date: Fri, 26 Sep 1997 16:52:40 +0200
From: Arild Hestvik <arildvega.ifl.uib.no>
Subject: Sign Language for Linguists


I'm interested in hearing from people about syllabus for a sign
language course for linguists, i.e. a theoretically oriented course on
sign language for linguistics students.

Please send syllabus examples and course descriptions directly to
hestviklili.uib.no.

Thanks,
Arild Hestvik
Linguistics
University of Bergen
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