Current Issues in Chinese Linguistics by Yun Xiao, Liang Tao, Hooi Ling Soh

By Yun Xiao, Liang Tao, Hooi Ling Soh

Chinese language is the main often spoken language on the earth and one of many only a few modern languages whose background is documented in an unbroken culture extending again to the second one millennium. in comparison with Western languages, chinese language has a typology with extraordinary beneficial properties in sound approach, syntax, and discourse that experience a robust impression on chinese language linguistics stories and language studying. Drawing on theoretical types from formal and useful linguistics, discourse research, computer-assisted corpus reviews, language socialization, and moment language acquisition, this quantity offers new advances and addresses a wide diversity of present matters within the examine of chinese language linguistics with learn experiences that originated from the court cases of the twenty first North American convention on chinese language Linguistics (NACCL-21). As globalization presses on, progressively more individuals are attracted to chinese language its heritage, constitution, study, and new advancements. This quantity goals to be instrumental. Written in a coherent and established sort, each one part is focused on a selected linguistic region, and every bankruptcy is self-contained with a transparent concentration and theoretical framework. will probably be worthwhile to linguists, educators, directors, experts, academics and scholars of chinese language as a local, moment, history, or international language.

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