This was lexical ambiguity the second kind, structural ambiguity, stems from some aspect of english grammar, often from the arrangement of words and structures or from the class- ification of words let me offer one illustration of each it is arrangement that causes the double meaning in this sentence: 2. Both lexical and grammatical morphemes may be bound, the term is used in german to refer to grammatical features as well 2) the stress placed on a syllable of a word or the type of stress used by a language (pressure or pitch) english is fairly isolating chinese much more so. An analysis of lexical and grammatical cohesion on advertisements of the jakarta post newspaper a thesis jakarta: english letters department, letters and humanities faculty, state islamic university syarif hidayatullah, 2015.
Lexical, structural and rhetorical features of nigerian english print media language is invariably a great instrument in the media world it is the vehicle of disseminating and presenting issues, trends, happenings and events in the society to the general public. English use and exposure in the group and the presence of nonstandard syntactic features lexical features not found in the ame narrative are distributed more evenly throughout the group of ie speakers. This article provides an analysis of some linguistic features of school-based texts, relating the grammatical and lexical choices of the speaker/writer to the functions that language performs in school contexts.
From the concordance data they can describe semantic and grammatical features of the word students may study pakistani newspaper english to find the inflectional borrowings, compounding and the semantic features of different lexical items (hint: assembly-wala, taliban-ism, thana-culture. The linguistic features of newspapers headlines what is remarkable about the headlines lexical choices is the extensive use of neologism – a newly invented word, or a word or expression that has acquired grammatical category of the word or by developing a new euphemistic meaning to an existing word. In this chapter, we shall discuss the issues on english words, grammatical features of words, word-meaning, ambiguity and lexical ambiguity in english contents of this page 11 english words: definition.
The grammatical features inventory offered here is an attempt to put the notion of linguistic 'feature' on a sounder empirical and conceptual base it aims to provide evidence for the diverse content of features in the world's languages, as well as discuss some of their formal properties, particularly in morphology (word structure) and syntax. In nowadays, a lot of people like sports games, and the sports news also become important news to people in modern society, a lot of people read sports news every day it is useful for us to discuss some lexical features of english sports news 2 the lexical characteristics of english sports news 2. Also, called lexical grammar the advent of corpus linguistics , notes michael pearce, has made the identification of lexicogrammatical patterns much easier than it once was ( routledge dictionary of english language studies , 2007.
Combining lexical and grammatical features to improve readability measures for first and second language texts michael j heilman cabulary and grammar, for english as a second language students an automatic measure of read- tions of grammatical and lexical features were thus. Describes the lexical and grammatical features of english used in contract finally, this paper presents an example of teaching materials developed from such lexical and grammatical features of. Impact of urduised english on pakistani english fiction sajid ahmad, sajid ali rahman (1990) also highlighted the distinct patterns of lexical and semantic features in pakistani english behzad (2007) studied the (2007) studied the impact of urdu upon pakistani english newspapers the present work studies the impact of urduised.
Lexical and syntactic ambiguity as a source the paper analyzes some forms of linguistic ambiguity in english in a speciﬁc register, ie newspaper headlines in particular, the focus of the research is on examples of lexical and syntactic ambiguity that result in sources of voluntary or involuntary humor the study is based on a corpus. So, the would-be translator of this particular type of language must add to his or her knowledge some lexical features of english legal language and this will be the chief concern of this article -1- terms of latin and french origin.
In addition, it explores and describes the lexical and grammatical features of english used in contract finally, this paper presents an example of teaching materials developed from such lexical and grammatical features of english used in contract. The second part contains qualitative investigation of lexical and grammatical features, conducted on a randomly selected corpus of 53 modern reggae lyrics, in order to establish the difference between standard english, standard jamaican english, and the overall jamaican creole continuum, as well as to confirm the linguistic autonomy of jamaican. A grammatical category is a class of units (such as noun and verb) or features (such as number and case) that share a common set of characteristicsthey are the building blocks of language, allowing us to communicate with one another. Lexical density is defined as the number of lexical words while the role of the grammatical, non-lexical words is to help us piece them together to form the whole the amount of information the text tries to convey thus, expository texts, such as news, journal, technical, and informative articles, tend to have higher lexical densities.