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Journal Title: Languages in Contrast
Volume/Issue:   12/2
Date: 2012
Table of Contents: 2012. iii, 159 pp.

Table of Contents

Articles

Human Impersonal Pronouns in Swedish and Dutch: A Contrastive Study of Man and Men
Evie Coussé and Johan van der Auwera 121–138

A Contrastive Analysis of (English) ‘There’ and (Spanish) Hay Existential Sentences: Towards a Constructional Prototype
Javier Pérez-Guerra 139–164

Existential Constructions in English and Swedish
Jennifer Herriman 165–186

Corpus-Based Functionality and Translatability: English–Spanish Progressive Constructions in Contrast and Translation
Marlén Izquierdo 187–210

A Cross-Linguistic Investigation of the Combinational Possibilities of the ‘For X Time’ Adverbial with Different Aspectual Verb Classes
Athina Sioupi 211–231

English and French Causal Connectives in Contrast
Sandrine Zufferey and Bruno Cartoni 232–250

A Contrastive Study of Nominalization in the Systemic Functional Framework
Tamara Mikolic Juznic 251–276

Review

Pierre-Don Giancarli, Les Auxiliaires être et avoir. Etude comparée corse, français, acadien et anglais
Reviewed by David Banks 277–279
Publisher: John Benjamins
Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Syntax
Translation
Subject Language(s): Dutch
English
French
German
Greek, Modern
Italian
Slovenian
Spanish
Swedish
 
LL Issue: 23.4757