Publishing Partner: Cambridge University Press CUP Extra Wiley-Blackwell Publisher Login
amazon logo
More Info


New from Oxford University Press!

ad

Words in Time and Place: Exploring Language Through the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary

By David Crystal

Offers a unique view of the English language and its development, and includes witty commentary and anecdotes along the way.


New from Cambridge University Press!

ad

Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases

By Peter Mark Roget

This book "supplies a vocabulary of English words and idiomatic phrases 'arranged … according to the ideas which they express'. The thesaurus, continually expanded and updated, has always remained in print, but this reissued first edition shows the impressive breadth of Roget's own knowledge and interests."


New from Brill!

ad

The Brill Dictionary of Ancient Greek

By Franco Montanari

Coming soon: The Brill Dictionary of Ancient Greek by Franco Montanari is the most comprehensive dictionary for Ancient Greek to English for the 21st Century. Order your copy now!


Academic Paper


Title: Future Markers in Modern Standard Arabic and Jordanian Arabic: A Contrastive Study
Paper URL: http://www.eurojournals.com/ejss_12_3_07.pdf
Author: Emad Al-Saidat
Email: click here to access email
Institution: Al-Hussein Bin Talal University
Linguistic Field: Applied Linguistics
Subject Language: Arabic, Standard
Arabic, Standard
Abstract: This paper aims at finding the differences between MSA and JA in the area of future. It focuses on the forms and uses of these markers. It is found that MSA future markers are not used in JA; instead, a number of different markers are used to express different speakers’ attitudes towards the future activity. Moreover, MSA markers are not inflected while some of JA future markers are inflected for person, number and gender. It is found in this paper that differences between the two varieties of Arabic do exist but still they are two dialects of the same language, Arabic, and cannot be considered as two different languages because of some religious and political reasons.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
Venue: Contrastive Analysis
Publication Info: European Journal of Social Sciences – Volume 12, Number 3 (2010)
URL: http://www.eurojournals.com/ejss_12_3_07.pdf


Back
Add a new paper
Return to Academic Papers main page
Return to Directory of Linguists main page