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2017, Vol.58, No.

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    Context and Information Based Review on The Anaphoric Expressions with Exempt Anaphor and Definite NP

    Kim, Kwanghee | 2017, 58() | pp.1~29 | number of Cited : 1
    The purpose of this paper is to investigate the non-syntactic anaphora represented by 'exempt anaphor' and to find out the relationship between this exempt anaphor construction and the attributes of anaphora by using the analysis of non–syntactic factors such as discourse context or information structure analysis. Through this approach we examine how to expand of coverage of anaphoric phenomena and diversify semantic analysis methodologies. And we try to find out how to maintain the referential identity between the anaphor and its antecedent in the non-syntactic anaphor expression, and also examine how the coherence of the text persists. This article differs from the existing studies in terms of research subjects and application methods. First, we will extend the scope of the discussion from the exempt anaphor to the definite noun phrase which reveals the anaphoric property. At this time, we want to examine the ontological validity of some noun phrases that have been treated as associative anaphor. Second, we try to expand the methodology as a method of describing anaphoric phenomenon, by analyzing context and information status and pointing out speaker’s point of view. In this paper, we have found that there are four types of the definite noun phrase([NP adn+NP]) and they are similar to anaphora functionally. Based on the differences in the information status of these noun phrases, we have shown the semantic and pragmatic differences between these types. For some noun phrases that are specially categorized as associative anaphor, we suggest that the givenness of information should be distinguished from other categories because it has the givenness feature indirectly unlike other categories. Finally, the type that can function as a pronoun in Korean is limited to the single pronoun, and the complex pronoun as 'Adnominals+Dependent Noun'. And we suggest that the 'Adnominals+Common Noun' and 'Ø+Common Noun' should be excluded from pronominal category and treated as definite NP.
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    Studies on the Motivation of Sign Language in Korean and Chinese Based on the Construal Theory

    Xi Xiu-ying. , Jin,Ji-shi | 2017, 58() | pp.31~56 | number of Cited : 5
    The purpose of this paper is to discuss the motivation of sign language in Korean and Chinese based on the construal theory of cognitive linguistics and reveal their common points and different points. In sign language the expression would be different according to the different cognitive subject, that is to say, because of the different construal way in different language the expression would be different. The cognitive discussion for sign language hasn’t done much and there were little contrastive analysis between Korean and Chinese for vocabularies of sign language. In this paper, the vocabularies related to ‘Animals’, ‘Fruits·Vegetables’, ‘Sports’ were selected to study the construction, forms and motivations among meanings and investigate how the users of the sign language construe them. The results showed that similarly with the articulatory phonetics there was motivation between the forms and the motivations in sign language. However, the process of formation in different language was obviously different. According to the research of this paper, Korean sign language tended to dynamic construal but static construal for Chinese sign language.
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    A Stydy on Prosodic Realization of Focuses in Korean

    Kim MinGook , Ha, Youngwoo | 2017, 58() | pp.57~88 | number of Cited : 3
    58. This study aims to examine prosodic realization, declination of pitch, of focuses which are marked by un/nun and i/ka and to find correlation between focus markers with prosody, which are major means of focus expression. Discussion of this article is summarized as follows. First, when focuses are marked by focus marker, focuses always involve prosodic prominence regardless of focus type. This result demonstrates that prosodic prominence can distinguish different type of focuses by cooperation of focus markers which co-occur with it. Second, but prosodic prominence has distinctive function when different type of focuses which can not be expressed by paradigmatic focus marker un/nun or syntagmatic focus marker i/ka appear. Thus, prosodic prominence has expressive function and distinctive function. Third, context which be able to differentiate type of focus has no effect on prosodic realization of focuses. In other words, prosodic prominence obligatorily appears when focuses are marked. Finally, prosodic realization of focuses can usually be characterized by absolute pitch level. However, occasionally readjustment of relative pitch level and length are important to observe prosodic realization of focuses. So, we need to develop various method of observing prosodic realization of focuses.
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    A Study on a intervention in CEDA discussion discourses

    kang soyoung | 2017, 58() | pp.89~124 | number of Cited : 10
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    This study purposed to show that turn taking takes place often at unfavorable-easy points by examining the phenomenon of intervention observed in CEDA discussion discourses. Intervention at unfavorable-easy points was somewhat frequent interventions at a point where the intervention did not affect the present speaker’s message such as quotations, wh-clauses, tag questions, predicatives of a ‘neun geosida’ noun clause and idiomatic expression. Also, unfavorable intervention is showing an unfavorable behavior to the present speaker by cutting in the present speaker’s turn and raising a question on or refuting the present speaker’s message or changing the topic by presenting another alternative, so listener did use several language strategies at unfavorable points. Especially, interventions at unfavorable-easy point did use a linguistic device for saving the present speaker’s positive face, unlike other interventions.
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    The effects of receptive language on productive language of Korean Leaners

    Nam Juyeon | 2017, 58() | pp.125~160 | number of Cited : 1
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    Korean Semantics, 58. The purpose of this study is to find the effects of receptive language on productive language of Korean leaners. This study have carried out receptive proficiency test, speaking task and writing task against 68 foreign 2-6 level learners. The receptive language was divided into vocabulary, grammar, reading and listening comprehension sections. The productive language was measured by the lexical and syntactic output shown in speaking and writing. The results showed strong correlations among proficiency across receptive language and productive language. The result of multiple regression analysis shows that the most important receptive language factor affecting the production language was grammar. In addition to grammar knowledge, oral production is influenced by listening comprehension, and written production is influenced by reading comprehension. This study tells us that grammar knowledge is essential to improve Korean production.
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    Discourse Analysis of Insurance Contract Event Frame for Dialogue System

    이숙의 | 2017, 58() | pp.161~183 | number of Cited : 0
    This study analyzed the insurance contract discourse. This study proposed a method of constructing the language resources required for the automatic dialog system. This study is composed as follows. First, it was examined that the components of the discourse, and the sub-event structure of the whole frame. In Chapter 3, a detailed discourse analysis was made on the components and structure of the sub-event frame of the insurance contract consultation dialogue. The middle stage of insurance contract consultation dialogue consists of 5 stages. In this study, the second step was further classified. The use of vocabulary and the type of sentence were analyzed. Section 4 discusses the use of the system in a conversation processing system based on the contents of Chapter 3. Finally, chapter 5 summarizes the discussions and presents the directio
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    Motivation of Korean food, clothing, and shelter idiomatic expressions

    Song Hyun Ju | 2017, 58() | pp.185~209 | number of Cited : 4
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    The purpose of this study is to examine the conceptualization of Korean food, clothing, and shelter idiomatic expressions from the perspective of cognitive linguistics, especially, motivation. Our expectation is to understand how the idiomatic expressions are used, therefore, we researchers have a vast interest in the conceptualization of language users so that we categories the expressions regarding everyday life. This study based on Corpus Linguistics as a usage based model, therefore, we examine the Trend 21 corpus and dictionaries. This study allows us to know what is closely related to the lives of Koreans in relation to food, clothing, and shelter. Also, it was confirmed that the idiomatic expressions were motivated with various cognitive, empirical, perceptual, and communicative factors.