Writing Matters introduction to Writing and grammar
University of Hawai‘i Press
ISBN-13: 978-0-9856211-4-8 (2014)
Edited by Toshihide Nakayama and Keren Rice
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Front matter (items, contributors)
Toshihide Nakayama and Keren Rice, pp. 1-5
Grammar composing from a dissertation advisor’s viewpoint
Andrew Pawley, pp. 7-23
Anybody who promises to create a sentence structure of a previously little-described language must (1) prepare the scope, methods and timetable regarding the data-gathering procedure, (2) consider the conceptual framework that contour data-gathering and evaluation, (3) gather and arrange the info, (4) analyse the information, and (5) plan the structure of written account and (6) write the grammar. The measures are not just sequential but are to some degree cyclical. This chapter will look at an advisor’s role in leading a PhD pupil through these actions. It will concentrate on the following questions: what forms of information, and how much, are enough to base a grammar on? What is an authentic dimensions for a PhD dissertation sentence structure? What are the main option means of arranging a grammatical information, e.g. in terms of topic divisions and sequencing? Do you know the dos and don’ts is followed to make the sentence structure as descriptively sufficient and intuitive as you are able to? Which are the main reasons why some pupils simply take forever to complete the analysis and writing process?
The data therefore the examples: Comprehensiveness, reliability, and sensitivity
Marianne Mithun, pp. 25-52
Good grammars tend to be read by diverse audiences with a wide variety of interests. A person may well not write a reference sentence structure in a similar technique all potential users, but, particularly in the way it is of under-documented and endangered languages, it is likely that whatever is created today is consulted for responses to questions beyond those originally anticipated. Good grammar provides over descriptions of habits the grammarian has actually noted during the time of writing; the instances it has can provide a basis for future discoveries and brand-new utilizes. It hence makes sense to think about the sorts of data that might most useful meet the needs of present and future readers, a few of which we can't also imagine at present. For a few reasons, painful and sensitive, typologically-informed elicitation is necessary, while for others, product attracted from unscripted attached address is crucial. Right here the possibility contributions of types of each kind are believed for information of phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, discourse, prosody, language change, and language contact.