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  • Las familias de palabrasby Héctor Hernández Arocha

    De Gruyter Mouton 2014; US$ 210.00

    For the first time in the history of research both in Spanish and German linguistics, this book undertakes a comparative study ofthe lexical structures commonly understood as ?word families? and the theoretical and methodological basesof their analysis.Using the word families derived from dec(ir) and sag(en) as a main reference point, thestudy discusses... more...

  • Scrambling ohne Informationsstruktur?by Volker Struckmeier

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    Analyses of word order in German often consider information structure as the most important syntactic factor. As this book demonstrates, however, prosodic, sentence-semantic, and core syntactic factors are better suited for describing the forms and functions of the middle field of the German sentence. Therefore, contrary to a long-held research tradition,... more...

  • Rassismus auf gut Deutschby Adibeli Nduka-Agwu; Antje L Hornscheidt

    Brandes & Apsel 2014; US$ 42.75

    Sprache wird meist als ein neutrales, abbildendes Medium gesehen. Ihre diskriminierende Funktion wird in der Regel in der öffentlichen Wahrnehmung auf Schimpfwörter beschränkt. Tatsächlich aber kommt Diskriminierung in verschleierter und übertragener Weise weit häufiger vor, als es auf den ersten Blick erscheint. Während manche Begriffe sicherlich... more...

  • Musical Rhetoricby Patrick Saint-Dizier

    Wiley 2014; US$ 80.00

    Discourse analysis and rhetoric are very much developed in communication, linguistics, cognitive science and artificial intelligence. Besides theoretical investigations, discourse analysis is central in a number of application areas such as dialogue and negotiation, the semantic web, question answering or authoring systems. Music is also a natural... more...

  • Theory and Practice of Writingby William Grabe; Robert B. Kaplan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    This book undertakes a general framework within which to consider the complex nature of the writing task in English, both as a first, and as a second language. The volume explores varieties of writing, different purposes for learning to write extended text, and cross-cultural variation among second-language writers. The volume overviews textlinguistic... more...

  • A History of American Englishby J. L. Dillard

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    This impressive volume provides a chronological, narrative account of the development of American English from its earliest origins to the present day. more...

  • Learning to Writeby Aviva Freedman; Ian Pringle; Janice Yalden

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95

    First published in 1983. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Patterns of Spoken Englishby Gerald Knowles

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Creating Textsby Walter Nash; David Stacey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    Creating Texts emphasises a practical approach to composition and enables students to understand what is involved in the creation of a text and to learn from the practice of other writers. Extensively rewritten and updated from Walter Nash's earlier volume, Designs in Prose , attention is paid to the general theory of composition, in both traditional... more...

  • Faces of Communitiesby Sabrina Feickert; Anna Haut; Kathrin Sharaf

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 40.15

    Was sind die konstitutiven Elemente verschiedener Formen sozialer Nahbeziehungen? Welche Rolle spielen Praktiken der Inklusion und Exklusion bei der Formierung, Aushandlung und Aufrechterhaltung von Gruppen? Wie werden Vertrauens- und Loyalitätsbindungen geschaffen und bewahrt? Wie gehen Gemeinschaften mit Konflikten um? Dieser Band hat das Ziel, den... more...