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Albanian translation: shprehje të formuluara, shprehje frazeologjike

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English term or phrase:formulaic sequences
Albanian translation:shprehje të formuluara, shprehje frazeologjike
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16:03 Jun 19, 2009
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Social Sciences - Linguistics
English term or phrase: formulaic sequences
What are formulaic sequences?
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tosi83
Local time: 18:18
shprehje të formuluara, shprehje frazeologjike
Explanation:
A sequence of words which is prefabricated.

Samples: To let the cat out of the bag, to have a green thumb, etc.

The best presentation that I found, which describes formulaic sequences is this one here: http://www.authorstream.com/Presentation/jawunc2-63241-formu...

HTH,
Monika

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There is no single satisfactory definition of formulaic language, and researchers differ in what they consider formulaic. Potentially part of formulaic language are:

* idioms
* collocations
* turns of phrase
* preferred ways of saying things
* routines
* set phrases
* rhymes and songs
* prayers
* proverbs
http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/encap/research/networks/flarn/whati...
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5 +5shprehje të formuluara, shprehje frazeologjike
Monika Coulson
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Shprehje/fraza shabllone
Ledja

  

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formulaic
shprehje të formuluara, shprehje frazeologjike


Explanation:
A sequence of words which is prefabricated.

Samples: To let the cat out of the bag, to have a green thumb, etc.

The best presentation that I found, which describes formulaic sequences is this one here: http://www.authorstream.com/Presentation/jawunc2-63241-formu...

HTH,
Monika

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Note added at 25 mins (2009-06-19 16:29:02 GMT)
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There is no single satisfactory definition of formulaic language, and researchers differ in what they consider formulaic. Potentially part of formulaic language are:

* idioms
* collocations
* turns of phrase
* preferred ways of saying things
* routines
* set phrases
* rhymes and songs
* prayers
* proverbs
http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/encap/research/networks/flarn/whati...

Monika Coulson
Local time: 10:18
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agree  Fabiana Papastefani-Pezzoni: Po, e vërtetë
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agree  Ledja: I found that presentation interesting too :)
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agree  Sherefedin MUSTAFA
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agree  Αlban SHPΑTΑ: :)
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agree  Elvana Moore
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Reference: Shprehje/fraza shabllone

Reference information:
"The term ‘formulaic sequence’ was coined to refer to a wide range of subtypes of multi-word strings that “[are] or appear … to be, prefabricated: that is, stored and retrieved whole from memory at the time of use, rather than being subject to generation or analysis by the language grammar” (Wray, 2002b, p. 9). Formulaic sequences have long been recognized as a feature of language disorders. Early clinicians remarked on their resilience in aphasia, where they often remain when other linguistic capabilities have been lost. However, they occur in a number of other conditions too. Only by putting all the different manifestations together, and locating them within the nature of normal communication practice, can we see the whole picture. It is for theoretical models to explain how and why certain word strings should have the status of ‘formulaic’ when others do not, and why different subtypes are found in different language disorders. In clinical linguistics, as in second language acquisition research, identifying formulaic sequences is assisted by the contrast between normal (or native-like) language and abnormal (or non-native-like) language."


    Reference: http://www.authorstream.com/Presentation/jawunc2-63241-formu...
Ledja
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Native speaker of: Native in AlbanianAlbanian
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Jul 3, 2009 - Changes made by Monika Coulson:
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