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Syntactic and pragmatic transfer effects in reported-speech constructions in three contact varieties of English influenced by Afrikaans
Cross-linguistic influence (CLI) is investigated by various research traditions that examine language contact varieties. This article presents an analysis of syntactic and pragmatic effects of CLI in three corpora of ...
Constrained language: a multidimensional analysis of translated English and a non-native indigenised variety of English
(John Benjamins Publishing, 2016)
Translation and non-native indigenised varieties of English are produced in contexts where heightened constraints operate on them. Recurrent features of translated language include explicitation, normalisation or ...
Faktore wat die weglating van die Afrikaanse onderskikker dat bepaal
(Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns, 2016)
Verb complement clauses in written Afrikaans have two formal variants. One form has an overt complementiser dat "that", followed by dependent word order (dat+SXV), while the other form has no complementiser and independent ...