From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Languages in Contrast Vol 9, No 1 (2009)
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Publisher: John Benjamins
Journal Title: Languages in Contrast
Volume Number: 9
Issue Number: 1
Issue Date: 2009
Subtitle: Contrastive Pragmatics
Special Issue of Languages in Contrast 9:1 (2009)
Edited by Karin Aijmer
University of Gothenburg
Languages in Contrast 9:1
2009. 150 pp.
Table of contents
Modality and ENGAGEMENT in British and German political interviews
Annette Becker 5–22
The intersubjective function of modal adverbs: A contrastive English-French
study of adverbs in journalistic discourse
Agnès Celle 23–36
Intersubjective positioning in French and English: A contrastive analysis of ‘ça
dépend’ and ‘it depends’
Bart Defrancq and Bernard De Clerck 37–72
Challenges in contrast: A function-to-form approach
Anita Fetzer 73–97
Interruption in advanced learner French: Issues of pragmatic discrimination
Marie-Noëlle Guillot 98–123
Closeness and distance: The changing relationship to the audience in the
American TV news show “CBS Evening News” and the Swiss “Tagesschau”
Martin Luginbühl 124–143
The nominative and infinitive in English and Dutch: An exercise in contrastive
diachronic construction grammar
Dirk Noël and Timothy Colleman 144–181
Subject Language(s): Dutch (nld)
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