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Academic Paper

Title: Do We Need a Specific Grammar for Non-canonical Expressions? A Description and Analysis of Definitions of some Non-canonical Constituents
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Author: Jose Manuel Oro Cabanas
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Institution: Universidade de Santiago de Compostela
Linguistic Field: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Syntax
Subject Language: English
Abstract: Needless to say that from a linguistic point of view a clear and cut distinction between canonical and non-canonical expressions is to be made for language explanations but especially for translation analyses, due to the fact that a good number of realizations belonging to the GAs (gray areas) of language may arise from recurrent combinations of specific types of combined lexical items. The resultant lack of interaction between L1 (first language) propositions and L2 (second language) representations, identical or not, is often explainable and clarified by the EA (Error Analysis) method. Data collected and analysed here for this presentation have been chosen at hazard from different sources
Type: Collection
Status: Completed
Publication Info: US-China Foreign Language 2011, 9(12); pp. 749-761.
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