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By Chunyan Wang

ISBN-10: 1138202533

ISBN-13: 9781138202535

Intensification performs an immense position in spoken and written interplay, allowing the author or speaker to specific various degrees of dedication. This publication explores the styles and meanings of intensifiers in chinese language learner English through methods of comparability with local English. The research is carried out in the theoretical framework of Firthian contextual idea of that means, Sinclairian version of prolonged devices of which means (EUM) and Hunston's trend grammar. the strategy of contrastive inter-language research (CIA) is followed and the intensifier collocations in learner English and local English are explored through quantitative and qualitative analyses of corpora information. This publication is the 1st try and examine the patterning and that means positive factors of intensifiers systematically with the corpora info in chinese language learner English. Readers will receive a comparatively whole photo of the way chinese language novices use intensifiers to gain their attitudinal meanings.


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