Sabbatical Albert Oosterhof: Applied Dutch studies: Language variation and grammar studies in applied perspective KU Leuven
The sabbatical period is aimed at carrying out a number of sub-studies in the field of Dutch grammar, language variation and language proficiency. This will include the following:
topics are published and presented:
- omission of language elements in headlines: prepositions (in collaboration with research group GIST, UGent);
- comparative correlatives in Dutch: constructions with the longer… the meer and influence of ...
Variable determiner use in Dutch Low Saxon: Investigating the interplay between grammatical, stylistic and dialect geographical aspects of its distribution KU Leuven
SRP-Groeifinanciering: Historical sociolinguistics: towards a new history of Dutch in Flanders Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Towards a greater accessibility of audiovisual media: exploring machine translation for audio description from English into Dutch. University of Antwerp
Artists' Lives in Dutch and Flemish biographical fiction (1918-2008): narratology, poetics, dynamics. KU Leuven
The Hierarchical lexicon: a contrastive study of productivitiy and schematicity in Nominal Compounds in German, Dutch and Swedish Ghent University
The project investigates the productivity and schematicity of nominal the compounds in German, Ductch and Swedish. Lexicological and Corpus-linguistic data are used to document convergences and divergences and to draw conclusions with regard to morphologica! theory (with special reference to the theory of the 'hierarchiecal lexicon' in construction morphology), the Germanic languages, and contrastive linguistics.
Copular verbs out of motion verbs: a comparative analysis of French and Dutch copular systems and processes of copularization Ghent University
This project aims to study change-of-state semi-copulas, originating from verbs that express physical motion, in a Romance (French) and a Germanic (Dutch) language. The architecture of semi-copulas in both languages (cf. Construction Grammar) and the historical process(es) involved in the creation of semi-copulas (cf. Grammaticalization) are to be compared in the light of the general evolutionary path U+201Cmotion > ...