Journal of pragmatics 20 (1993) 49-75 49 north-holland esponding to compliments a contrastive study of politeness strategies between american english and chinese speaker s rong chen rereiv,ed fehruart, 1992: red'ised i,ersion january i 593 this paper reports a study on politeness strategies american english speakers and chinese speakers use to respond to compliments. A contrastive study of chinese and english metaphors of marriage winifred yuk ying leung the university of hong kong [email protected] many cognitive linguistic studies have shown that metaphor plays an important role in the human conceptual system.
For chinese english-learners, it is clear that the understanding of the differences between english and chinese is the foundation to master english one of the problems that plague english learners is the difficulty they encounter in translation. A contrastive study of lexical motivation of chinese and english guo yi [a], , teng jinghua [b] [a] school of foreign languages, qufu normal university, china. Since then, the study has become an important area in the contrastive study of chinese english languages in china, involving articulatory phonetics, phonological construction, variation in the speech flow, syllables, pitch systems, stress and rhythm. A contrastive study of english and mandarin chinese defense language inst, monterey, ca this contrastive analysis of english and mandarin chinese is designed to introduce esl teachers to many of the fundamental differences between chinese and english.
This thesis makes a comparative study of english and chinese empty categories on the basis of government theory, binding theory and control theory the thesis aims at probing into the overall properties of ecs of the two languages as well as digging out the syntactic and semantic representations in. A corpus-based contrastive study on the acquisition of synonyms of chinese efl learners 927 contrastive analysis of the collocational features of cause and lead to in sweccl (spoken and written. The value of study on idioms of animals in both chinese culture and english culture the similarities and disfference between english and chinese idioms lies deeply in the cultural background 41.
A contrastive study of gift-giving between chinese and germans 598 research background two cases in intercultural communication li, a friend of the author, is an international student in germany. Contrastive study of english and chinese comparative constructions systematically, it is hopeful to improve the english teaching and translation from english into chinese and vice versa. Intercultural communication studies xix: 3 2010 liu & qi 176 a contrastive study of textual cohesion and coherence errors in chinese efl abstract writing in engineering discourse. Read a case study of respect: contrastive aspects in english and chinese by anja schmidt with rakuten kobo seminar paper from the year 2003 in the subject english language and literature studies - linguistics, grade: 1,3 (a), u.
Contrastive linguistics is the first book written by a linguist from mainland china on the histories and principles of comparing and contrasting chinese and western languages, specifically english from wilhelm von humboldt's initial study in comparative linguistics to the present day, traditional. 1 the third us-china strategic and economic dialogue: a contrastive study of chinese and american newspaper news reporting by xinyi zhang a thesis presented to the graduate school. 21 the contrastive rhetoric of chinese vs english three phenomena are under discussion in contrastive rhetoric: audience, genre, and rhetorical structurefocusing on audience, two questions are investigated: who has the authority. The study will make a comparative study of english and chinese empty categories within the framework of gb theory, aiming to explain the similarities and differences between english and chinese ecs. A contrastive study of chinese and english metaphors 25 marriage is a joint enterprise, marriage is a cuisine 411 marriage is a journey the metaphor which appeared most frequently is the marriage is a journey.
A contrastive study of chinese and american university students' friend concepts cheng chen correspondence: cheng chen, school of foreign languages, zhejiang. This study systematically contrasts aspectuality in german, english, and chinese by investigating a set of rich data from literary texts it uses a cognitive approach to examine aspectual semantics and relationships between meaning and form involving the expression and categorization of aspectual situations in three languages. death euphemisms between chinese and english: a contrastive analysis abstract euphemism is a typical and common cultural phenomenon in both chinese and english communities, which has a long standing history death euphemism, which plays a vital role in linguistics, is an important component of euphemism.
Contrastive study of english and chinese measure words - powerpoint ppt presentation the presentation will start after a short (15 second) video ad from one of our sponsors. The research aims to get representations and cultural causes of cross-cultural differences in chinese and american university students' friend concepts by empirical studies including questionnaire and interviews based on the statistics of the research, the research analyzes the different. The cross-cultural contrastive study of english and chinese euphemisms can help people correctly understand the deep meaning in english and chinese languages and overcome the obstacles in cross-cultural communications. A contrastive study of compliment responses among australian english and mandarin chinese speakers chen-hsin tang a , grace qiao zhang b, a department of foreign languages, shu-zen college of medicine and management, kaohsiung county 82144, taiwan b school of social sciences and asian languages, curtin university of technology, perth, western australia 6845, australia received 7 march 2006.
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