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  • Research in Chinese as a Second Languageby Istvan Kecskes

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 118.21

    The series Trends in Applied Linguistics meets the challenges of the rapidly growing field of applied linguistics. In a very broad sense, applied linguistics is understood by focusing on the application of theoretical linguistics to current problems arising in different contexts of human society. Given the interdisciplinary character... more...

  • Intercultural Pragmaticsby Istvan Kecskes

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 77.99

    In Intercultural Pragmatics , the first book on the subject, Istvan Kecskes establishes the foundations of the field, boldly combining the pragmatic view of cooperation with the cognitive view of egocentrism in order to incorporate emerging features of communication. more...

  • Cognitive Aspects of Bilingualismby Istvan Kecskes; Liliana Albertazzi

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 161.26

    A unique feature of this book is that chapters favor that line of cognitive linguistics which makes a clear distinction between real world and projected world. Information conveyed by language must be about the projected world. Both the experimental results and the systematic claims in this volume call for a weak form of whorfianism. Also, chapters... more...

  • Intention, Common Ground and the Egocentric Speaker-Hearerby Istvan Kecskes; Jacob Mey

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 171.97

    Mouton Series in Pragmatics (MSP) is a timely response to the growing demand for innovative and authoritative monographs and edited volumes from all angles of pragmatics. Recent theoretical work on the semantics/pragmatics interface, applications of evolutionary biology to the study of language, and empirical work within cognitive and developmental... more...

  • Foreign Language and Mother Tongueby Istvan Kecskes; Tnde Papp

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 43.95

    This is the first book that discusses the effect of foreign language learning on first language processing. The authors argue that multilingual development is a dynamic and cumulative process characterized by transfer of different nature, and results in a common underlying conceptual base with two or more language channels that constantly interact... more...

  • Explorations in Pragmaticsby Istvan Kecskes; Laurence R. Horn

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 171.97

    Mouton Series in Pragmatics (MSP) is a timely response to the growing demand for innovative and authoritative monographs and edited volumes from all angles of pragmatics. Recent theoretical work on the semantics/pragmatics interface, applications of evolutionary biology to the study of language, and empirical work within cognitive and developmental... more...

  • Research Trends in Intercultural Pragmaticsby Istvan Kecskes; Jesús Romero-Trillo

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 139.72

    Mouton Series in Pragmatics (MSP) is a timely response to the growing demand for innovative and authoritative monographs and edited volumes from all angles of pragmatics. Recent theoretical work on the semantics/pragmatics interface, applications of evolutionary biology to the study of language, and empirical work within cognitive and developmental... more...

  • Pragmemes and Theories of Language Useby Keith Allan; Alessandro Capone; Istvan Kecskes

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 150.51

    This volume offers recent developments in pragmatics and adjacent territories of investigation, including important new concepts such as the pragmatic act and the pragmeme, and combines developments in neighboring disciplines in an integrative holistic pragmatic approach. The young science of pragmatics has, from its inception, differentiated itself... more...

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