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  • Jibber Jabber & Giffle Gaffleby Elanor Clarke

    Summersdale 2014; US$ 9.99

    An essential volume for all lovers of weird and wonderful wordage WHISTLING BREECHES n.19th century. Noisy trousers, specifically corduroys, for the sound they make when the wearer walks. TO PUT THE DEVIL INTO HELL. v. 19th century. To have sex, the 'devil' being the penis, and 'hell' being the vagina. Banter like a bowsered giflurt... more...

  • Variation within and across Romance Languagesby Marie-Hélène Côté; Eric Mathieu

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 165.00

    Testing oral proficiency is an important but challenging part of foreign language assessment: currently accepted methods are time-consuming and expensive. Our recent efforts have led to the implementation of new assessment methods for English (Graham et al. 2008), Japanese, and Spanish. We demonstrate that this work is also relevant for French oral... more...

  • Discourses of Helping Professionsby Eva-Maria Graf; Marlene Sator; Thomas Spranz-Fogasy

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    Doctors perceive consultations with patients with functional neurological symptoms (FNS) as challenging because of the dichotomy between the psychosocial nature of the symptoms and patients’ perceptions that their condition is essentially physical. Through conversation analysis, we describe some communicative strategies neurologists employ to... more...

  • Non-Nuclear Casesby Nicole Delbecque; Karen Lahousse; Willy Van Langendonck

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 158.00

    This paper focuses on oblique variation in the passive. It relies on insights on causal modeling to study the construction types available to express a passive or medio-passive meaning in Spanish. Oblique variation is argued to fulfill an important function in the profiling of the relation between agent and patient, causer and causee, affectant and... more...

  • On Diversity and Complexity of Languages Spoken in Europe and North and Central Asiaby Pirkko Suihkonen; Lindsay J. Whaley

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    In this article, the historical development of sentential negation is compared across the Japonic, Koreanic, Tungusic, Mongolic, and Turkic languages to make inferences about the expression of negation in the common Transeurasian proto-language. Integrating typological considerations, including grammaticalization theory, into the argumentation, the... more...

  • Pedagogical Grammarby Casey Keck; YouJin Kim

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of pedagogical grammar research and explores its implications for the teaching of grammar in second language classrooms. Drawing on several research domains (e.g., corpus linguistics, task-based language teaching) and a number of theoretical orientations (e.g., cognitive, sociocultural), the book proposes... more...

  • Studies in the History of the English Language VIby Michael Adams; Laurel J. Brinton; R.D. Fulk

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    The relationships among data, evidence, and methodology in English historical linguistics are perennially vexed. This volume? which ranges chronologically from Old to Present-Day English and from manuscripts to corpora? challenges a wide variety of assumptions and practices and illustrates how diverse methods and approaches construct evidence... more...

  • Handbuch der deutschen Konnektoren 2by Eva Breindl; Anna Volodina; Ulrich Hermann Waßner

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 419.00

    An adequate semantic description of German connectors has been lacking to date. This handbook provides a comprehensive description of the meanings of sentence connectors and their systemic linkages. The work is relevant for composing and understanding texts, as well as for a number of subfields in linguistics. Furthermore, it has practical... more...

  • A Grammar of Kulinaby Stefan Dienst

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 210.00

    Amazonia is a linguistically highly diverse region with numerous underdocumented, often seriously endangered languages. This work is a reference grammar of an Amazonian language spoken in the rainforests of Brazil and Peru. The book provides a comprehensive insight into the grammatical structure of Kulina, which will be of great value... more...

  • The Emergence of Creole Syllable Structureby Mareile Schramm

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This book presents an empirical study of syllable structure and phonotactic restructuring in six Caribbean creoles with Dutch, English and French as main lexifier languages. It is shown that, although some structures are more commonly permitted than others, there is considerable cross-creole variation, especially with respect to word-final... more...