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Capitalization

I have been looking up the use of the word Ketamine. I see it with a capital K and without a capital letter, Ketamine and ketamine. Which is the correct form, or should I just...

The Word Chat

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'Associated With' Vs 'Associated To'?

The two examples are seen quite often in literature (especially in technical/medical texts), with the former being more common. Are they strictly equivalent? What subtle nuances...

Answers To Introducing Phonology?

Does anybody know where i can find the Answers for the book "Introducing Phonology" from David Odden ?

He Might Come. Or He May Come?

what is difference between these two sentences He might come. or he may come . thanks

Pictogram -Sentence Using Pictures Only

Hi everyone, I'm trying to Google sentence ideas for pictogram I. E. Sentences using pictures only. For example "I dig you" can be portrayed with an eye, a spade and a ewe. I...

Linguistic

The United Kingdom is a very great kingdom containing many states

Language Consists Of Grammaticalized Lexis...

What do you understand by this statement "language consists of grammaticalized lexis not lexicalized grammar"?

Sense And Reference In Semantics?

Hi eveyone, I studied that: "The German philosopher Gottlob Frege proposed that the meaning of an expression be called sense , and if the expression refers to something...

Grammar?

Why do we add 's' or 'es' with third person singular verb in present tense?

'Ought To' Vs. 'Should.'?

I had an English teacher a long time ago who liked using ought to instead of should . Do you think there is a large difference between these two words? Is ought to more polite...

I Have Eaten Lunch?

Hello guys This morning I got a question from a teacher who is now teaching 'present perfect tense' in a high school English class. What he asked me is; What is "I have...

Questionnaire For Native Speakers Of US...

Hello! I'm a PhD student of linguistics. I'm currently working on a sociolinguistic study and I need native speakers from the US to complete a short questionnaire. It's very...

Lexis And Structure?

The verb and adverbial are respectively also called what?

Systemic Functional Grammar?

which processes are the verbs remain and last?

Differences Between Orthography/Spelling...

Why does the English language have differences between orthography/spelling and pronunciation e.g. silent letters, combinations of letters that are sometimes pronounced and some...

Right On The Money?

I'll throw out the question and then give my thoughts about a potential answer, which I am not convinvced are correct. Where does the phrase "right on the money" or "on the money...

Help Syntax Analysis?

Am I analyzing this sentence in syntax correctly? I don't know how many books you've sold. S = NP + VP NP = I VP = VP(1) + NP(1) VP(1) = [don't [know]] ( don't is a pre...

Linguistics?

Hi everyone, I get interesed in linguistics, especially neurolinguistics. I want to ask someone to give me an advice which books should I read and maybe there are some interesting...

Why Do You Add 'S' To Verbs?

This is a crazy question but I would like to receive any ideas from native English speakers. I sing a song. I sing songs. You sing a song. You sing songs. They sing a song...

Old English Alphabets In The Eighteenth...

Old English books or papers from the latter half of the eighteenth century seem to have a different alphabet for 'S', probably Latin, and it seems at the start of the nineteenth...

Grammar Pulp?

Now let's have a closer look at what is considered "available grammar literature". For example, an English coursebook "Language Leader", Intermediate Level . The book itself...

Free Relative Clauses?

Hello there, please help me with the following question: Are free relative clauses always noun clauses functioning as subjects/objects? I understand that in the sentence ...

About The Present Perfect...

So i know that the present perfect is used to describe something that happened in the past but its still going on.I've been reading and i belive its commonly used to talk about...

Tree Diagram (Syntax)

Hi. How would the following sentence be charted in a tree diagram? Annie bumped into a man with an umbrella. ( Annie was carrying an umbrella .) I have drawn two diagrams for...
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