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- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 210.00
The volume focuses on the Latin tracts produced in Paris around 1270 by the Danes Martinus and Boethius de Dacia on what is known as ?modistic grammar.? The contours of this ?medieval linguistics? become clear in the comparison with two further approaches to linguistic theory - four tracts by medieval Icelandic grammarians and Saussure?s ?Cours de... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 65.80
African literary theory has recently gained immensely from an emerging multitude of perspectives and scholarly approaches. This volume offers a welcome opportunity to assess trends in the twenty-first centurys discourse on African literature: Twelve different articles treat such lively issues as modernity, nation, civil society, postcolonial... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 135.00
The concept of Pedagogical Norm is grounded in both sociolinguistic and psycholinguistic principles. Pedagogical norms guide the selection and sequencing of target language features for language teaching and learning. This book both situates and expands on this concept highlighting the interaction of research and pedagogy. The papers collectively illustrate... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 143.00
The selected contributions of this volume focus on various issues related to second language pedagogy and second language acquisition in the Japanese context. Part I covers such topics as discourse pragmatics and cross-cultural pragmatics in language teaching; the instruction of conversation through training in story telling skills; task activities... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 188.00
In Reflections on Language and Language Learning: In honour of Arthur van Essen , thirty-one leading language scholars and educational linguists in the Netherlands and abroad with whom over the years Professor van Essen, one of the grandees of applied linguistics, has collaborated provide original essays and studies which discuss the most recent insights... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 195.00
Recent developments in this field of small corpus studies, largely brought about by the personal computer, have yielded remarkable insights into the nature and use of real language. This book presents work by a number of leading researchers in the field and covers a series of topics directly related to language teaching and language research. The ultimate... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 158.00
The eleven chapters of Vocabulary in a Second Language are written by the world?s leading researchers in the field of vocabulary studies in second language acquisition. Each chapter presents experimental research leading to new conclusions about and insights into the selection, the learning and teaching, or the testing of vocabulary knowledge in... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 158.00
Collocations are both pervasive in language and difficult for language learners, even at an advanced level. In this book, these difficulties are for the first time comprehensively investigated. On the basis of a learner corpus, idiosyncratic collocation use by learners is uncovered, the building material of learner collocations examined, and the factors... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 120.00
This book takes stock of current research into computer learner corpora conducted both by ELT and SLA specialists. It should be of particular interest to researchers looking to assess its relevance to SLA theory and ELT practice. Throughout the volume, emphasis is also placed on practical, methodological aspects of computer learner corpus research,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 149.00
Corpus-aided language pedagogy is one of the central application areas of corpus methodologies, and a test bed for theories of language and learning. This volume provides an overview of current trends, offering methodological and theoretical position statements along with results from empirical studies. The relationship between corpora and learning... more...