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Title: Contrastive Register Variation
Subtitle: A Quantitative Approach to the Comparison of English and German
Written By: Stella Neumann
URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/128378?format=G
Series Title: Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs [TiLSM] 251
Description:

The book provides the first comparison of usage preferences across registers in the language pair English-German. Due to the innovative quantitative approach and broad coverage, the volume is an excellent resource for scholars working in contrastive linguistics and translation studies as well as for corpus linguists.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Translation
Contrastive Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
German
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ISBN-13: 9783110238587
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110238594
Prices: Europe EURO 140.00