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LA1003C TYPICAL TRANSLATION PROBLEMS ‘ Grammar hour’ week 1 Dounia Bissar
WEEK 1 Scope and purpose of ‘grammar hour’ + some grammatical concepts <ul><li>General issues in grammar description </li>...
General issues in grammar description <ul><li>Prescriptive and descriptive grammars </li></ul><ul><li>Different language v...
  Scope and purpose of ‘grammar hour’ <ul><li>Grammatical equivalence  </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on grammatical categories <...
Grammar and language levels <ul><li>Fundamental interrelationship between levels </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of interrelati...
<ul><li>You went to the seaside. </li></ul><ul><li>Did you go to the seaside? </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>The st...
Grammar and language levels <ul><li>Fundamental interrelationship between levels </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of interrelati...
<ul><li>He was admired by Jane. </li></ul><ul><li>*He was fonded of by Jane. </li></ul><ul><li>(<BATSTONE, R. (1994)  Gram...
Grammar and language levels <ul><li>Fundamental interrelationship between levels </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of interrelati...
<ul><li>She said she would come. </li></ul><ul><li>She said she will come. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>The polic...
Grammatical categories and word classes <ul><li>Word classes  </li></ul><ul><li>Grammatical categories  </li></ul><ul><li>...
<ul><li>The people gathered  round . </li></ul><ul><li>I bought a  round  of drinks. </li></ul><ul><li>You  round  your li...
<ul><li>And to close this session... </li></ul><ul><li>Some homework! </li></ul>
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  1. 1. LA1003C TYPICAL TRANSLATION PROBLEMS ‘ Grammar hour’ week 1 Dounia Bissar
  2. 2. WEEK 1 Scope and purpose of ‘grammar hour’ + some grammatical concepts <ul><li>General issues in grammar description </li></ul><ul><li>Scope and purpose of ‘grammar hour’ </li></ul><ul><li>Grammar and language levels </li></ul><ul><li>Grammatical categories and word classes </li></ul>
  3. 3. General issues in grammar description <ul><li>Prescriptive and descriptive grammars </li></ul><ul><li>Different language varieties </li></ul><ul><li>Grammar as a system to produce meaning </li></ul>
  4. 4. Scope and purpose of ‘grammar hour’ <ul><li>Grammatical equivalence </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on grammatical categories </li></ul>
  5. 5. Grammar and language levels <ul><li>Fundamental interrelationship between levels </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of interrelationship / interdependence between grammar and phonology </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>You went to the seaside. </li></ul><ul><li>Did you go to the seaside? </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>The students, who went abroad, will take an exam. </li></ul><ul><li>The students who went abroad will take an exam. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Grammar and language levels <ul><li>Fundamental interrelationship between levels </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of interrelationship / interdependence between grammar and phonology </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of interrelationship / interdependence between grammar and lexis </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>He was admired by Jane. </li></ul><ul><li>*He was fonded of by Jane. </li></ul><ul><li>(<BATSTONE, R. (1994) Grammar , OUP) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>*The bomb was exploding. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Grammar and language levels <ul><li>Fundamental interrelationship between levels </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of interrelationship / interdependence between grammar and phonology </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of interrelationship / interdependence between grammar and lexis </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of interrelationship/interdependence between grammar and discourse </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>She said she would come. </li></ul><ul><li>She said she will come. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>The police arrested 100 demonstrators. </li></ul><ul><li>100 demonstrators were arrested by the police. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>A wave of protest hit the streets… </li></ul>
  11. 11. Grammatical categories and word classes <ul><li>Word classes </li></ul><ul><li>Grammatical categories </li></ul><ul><li>Group of words that behave in a similar way </li></ul><ul><li>Exercises </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>The people gathered round . </li></ul><ul><li>I bought a round of drinks. </li></ul><ul><li>You round your lips when speaking. </li></ul><ul><li>He has a round face. </li></ul><ul><li>We drove round France last week. </li></ul><ul><li>< KING, G. (2004) Good Grammar , Collins </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>And to close this session... </li></ul><ul><li>Some homework! </li></ul>
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