This article supports the dynamic linguistic norm, in the view that the evolution of language structures could form a continuum between syntax and rhetoric. After presenting the characteristics of mutual evolution between grammatical structures and rhetorical structures, this article discusses the dynamic changes of grammatical categories from the perspectives of standardization of Mandarin grammar, the calculation of grammatical categories and arguments by linguistic specialists. In addition, based on user groups, genres and frequency of the use of different grammatical structures, this article also discusses the prediction of the trend of language structure evolution.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||国际汉语教学研究 = Journal of International Chinese Teaching|
|Publication status||Published - 2016|
- language structures
- grammatical structures
- rhetorical structures
- pedagogical grammar of teaching Chinese as a foreign language