Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|Title:||Aspects of idiom*|
|Keywords:||Linguistics;Sociolinguistics;Idioms;English language;English language--Australia;German language;Dialectology;French language--Québec (Province);English language--Study and teaching--Foreign speakers|
|Publisher:||University of Calgary|
|Citation:||Sayers, C. (1982). Aspects of idiom*. Calgary Working Papers in Linguistics, 7(Winter), 13-32.|
|Abstract:||Weinreich (1969) defines an idiom as "a complex expression whose meaning cannot be derived from the meanings of its elements." This writer has collected examples of idioms from the English, German, Australian English, and Quebec French dialects (Appendix I) in order to examine the properties of the idiom, to explore in the literature the current concepts of idiom, and to relate relevant knowledge gained by these processes to the teaching of English as a Second Language.|
|Appears in Collections:||Volume 7, Winter 1982|
Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.