It was about one and a half years ago that I finally I arrived where I had always wanted to be and do what I had always wanted-- teach students, support small language communities and conduct research on African languages on my doorstep. The University of Cape Town and my new colleagues welcomed my efforts to establish the Centre for African Language Diversity-- CALDi as well as The African Language Archive-- TALA and I was recently appointed the Mellon Research Chair: African Language Diversity this initiative. The main aim of CALDi is to train young African scholars in descriptive linguistics and open up space for research into African languages at UCT with the hopes of countering the dominance of African linguistics outside the continent. It has been a great challenge for which my whole career has been a form of preparation...Read more
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John M. Anderson (University of Edinburgh; emeritus) Parasitic passives of intransitives in English. 5-22
Marina Dossena (University of Bergamo) Sense and sensibility: verbal morpho-syntax in nineteenth-century Scottish emigrants’ letters and the intersection of standard and vernacular usage. 23-36
Stefania Maci (University of Bergamo) The language of tourism regulations in the European Union. 37-58
Andreea S. Calude & Gerald Delahunty (University of Reading and Colorado State University) Inferentials: fixed or not? 59-83
Patrice Larroque (Paul Valery University, Montpellier) The prepositions at and to: opposite points of view. 85-95
Joanna Esquibel & Anna Wojtyś (University of Warsaw) Devil aka Satan: an enemy or fiend? On the rivalry between the familiar and the foreign in early English. 97-113
Magdalena Murawska (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań) Patient imaging in medical case reports. 115-127
Daisuke Suzuki (Kyoto University) A corpus-based study of modal adverbs in English: from the viewpoint of grammaticalization. 129-141
Elena Salakhyan (Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen) Tübingen Corpus of Eastern European English (TCEEE): from a small-scale corpus study to newly emerging non-native English variety. 143-157
Oskar Gawlik (Jan Kochanowski University of Kielce) On the complementation of start, begin and continue in spoken academic English. 159-170
Łukasz Stolarski (Jan Kochanowski University of Kielce) Size-sound symbolism in car names. 171-189
The full text of the articles published in Volume 1 is available at http://www.ujk.edu.pl/token/ Courtesy of the Jan Kochanowski University Press)
Token focuses on English linguistics in a broad sense, taking in both diachronic and synchronic work, grammatical as well as lexical studies. That being said, the journal favors empirical research. All submissions are double-blind peer reviewed.