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Title: Modernhebräisch und Deutsch
Subtitle: Kontrastive Analyse der Prosodie in interkulturellen Kommunikationssituationen
Written By: Marit Fiedler
URL: http://www.peterlang.com/?262686
Series Title: Hallesche Schriften zur Sprechwissenschaft und Phonetik

Modernhebräisch und Deutsch wurden bislang in keiner Studie kontrastiv analysiert: und das, obwohl die Länder, in denen diese Sprachen gesprochen werden – Israel und Deutschland –, durch eine tragische, aber auch fruchtbringende Vergangenheit miteinander verbunden sind. Ziel der Arbeit war es daher, erstens das Modernhebräische soziolinguistisch, genetisch und typologisch zu beschreiben. Zweitens galt es, die prosodischen Merkmale dieser Sprache im Vergleich zum Deutschen zu erörtern. Schließlich wurden drittens empirisch die prosodischen Auffälligkeiten modernhebräischer Muttersprachler im Deutschen analysiert. Methodisch lag dabei der Schwerpunkt auf auditiven Analysen sowie auf Methoden der Feldforschung, der Soziolinguistik und der Gesprächsanalyse.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Peter Lang AG
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Subject Language(s): German
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783631626863
Pages: 332
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Europe EURO 57.90