TEACHING THE VARIETY OF SYNTACTIC STRUCTURES USING ENGLISH LANGUAGE NEWSPAPER HEADLINES

Authors

  • Svetlana Iļjina Rezekne Academy of Technologies
  • Valentīna Prikule Rezekne Academy of Technologies

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.17770/sie2016vol1.1491

Keywords:

comprehension, headlinese, interpretation, meaning, syntactic structures, transformation

Abstract

The research examines the variety of syntactic structures that are used in formation of newspaper headlines in British press. The report focuses on the peculiarities of newspaper headlines in terms of their syntactic structure. The present study also points out the influence of the sentence structure on the meaning of the entire headline.

 

Author Biography

  • Valentīna Prikule, Rezekne Academy of Technologies
    Teaching Methodology

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Published

2016-05-26