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Title: Interpreting intonation in English-Chinese spoken language translation
Author: Kuo, Chen-Li
ISNI:       0000 0001 3603 0189
Awarding Body: University of Manchester
Current Institution: University of Manchester
Date of Award: 2008
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This thesis presents a system for translating spoken English into Mandarin, paying particular attention to the relationship between the phonologically marked emphatic/ contrastive focus in English and the lexical/syntactic focus constructions in Mandarin. This is based on the assumption that information carried by intonation in English may be expressed using lexical/syntactic devices in tone languages.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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