By Chunyan Wang

Intensification performs an incredible function in spoken and written interplay, permitting the author or speaker to precise diversified degrees of dedication. This e-book explores the styles and meanings of intensifiers in chinese language learner English through methods of comparability with local English. The examine is performed in the theoretical framework of Firthian contextual concept of which means, Sinclairian version of prolonged devices of which means (EUM) and Hunston's development grammar. the tactic of contrastive inter-language research (CIA) is followed and the intensifier collocations in learner English and local English are explored by way of quantitative and qualitative analyses of corpora facts. This publication is the 1st try and examine the patterning and that means good points of intensifiers systematically with the corpora information in chinese language learner English. Readers will receive a comparatively entire photograph of ways chinese language rookies use intensifiers to achieve their attitudinal meanings.


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