The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.
The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin
Corpus Linguistics and Modern Hebrew
Towards the Compilation of The Corpus of Spoken Israeli Hebrew (CoSIH)
This book is a collection of contributions to the study of Corpus Linguistics and Modern Hebrew. It examines recent trends in Corpus Linguistics , the relation of language and society in Israel, the study of spoken Hebrew and the methodology used to compile CoSIH which is in its preparatory stages.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Preface by Benjamin Hary
Linguistics and the Corpus *John Sinclair CURRENT ISSUES IN CORPUS LINGUISTICS *John Sinclair LEXICAL GRAMMAR:
Language and Society in Israel *Eliezer Ben-Rafael MULTICULTURALISM AND MULTILINGUALISM IN ISRAEL *Elana Shohamy and Bernard Spolsky FROM MONOLINGUAL TO MULTILINGUAL? EDUCATIONAL LANGUAGE POLICY ISRAEL *Otto Jastrow THE CORPUS OF SPOKEN PALESTINIAN ARABIC (COSPA)
The Study of Spoken Hebrew in Israel * Shlomo Izreel THE EMERGENCE OF SPOKEN ISRAELI HEBREW *Yaakov Bentolila LINGUISTIC VARIATION ACROSS GENERATIONS IN ISRAEL *Shmuel Bolozky PHONOLOGICAL AND MORPHOLOGICAL VARIATION IN SPOKEN HEBREW *Geoffrey Khan THE STUDY OF MODERN HEBREW SYNTAX
Toward the Compilation of The Corpus of Spoken Israeli Hebrew (CoSIH) *Giora Rahav SAMPLING OF POPULATION AND THE FORMATION OF A REPRESENTATIVE CORPUS *Benjamin Hary and Shlomo Izreel THE PREPARATORY MODEL OF THE CORPUS OF SPOKEN ISRAELI HEBREW (CoSIH) *Regina E. Werum METHODOLOGICAL REMARKS ON CREATING THE CORPUS OF SPOKEN ISRAELI HEBREW (CoSIH)
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