LINGUIST List 28.3996

Fri Sep 29 2017

TOC: Chinese Language and Discourse 8 / 1 (2017)

Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <>

Date: 29-Sep-2017
From: Karin Plijnaar <>
Subject: Chinese Language and Discourse Vol. 8, No. 1 (2017)
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Publisher: John Benjamins

Journal Title: Chinese Language and Discourse
Volume Number: 8
Issue Number: 1
Issue Date: 2017

Main Text:

2017. iii, 136 pp.

Table of Contents


Relative clauses in English-Mandarin bilingual children: Language transfer and development in Singapore
Jing Yan and Stephen Matthews
1 – 17

Mandarinization and the construction of Chinese ethnicity in Singapore
Kevin Zi-Hao Wong and Ying-Ying Tan
18 – 50

Semantics and chunking in written and conversational discourses: A corpus study of two near-synonymous words in Mandarin
Danjie Su
51 – 94

Expressing conditionality in Mandarin: A corpus-based study of rúguǒ and zhǐyào
Weiying Chen and Jacqueline Evers-Vermeul
95 – 126

Book reviews

Review of (2016) 語言癌不癌?語言學家的看法
Reviewed by Ruey-Ying Liu
127 – 129

Review of Huang, Chu-Ren & Dingxu Shi, eds. (2016) A Reference Grammar of Chinese
Reviewed by Guozhen Peng
130 – 136

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis

Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
                            English (eng)

Language Family(ies): Sino-Tibetan

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