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  • Language in Cognition and Affectby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 129.00

    Offering constructive insight into the interconnection of language, cognition and affect, this book presents and analyzes theoretical and empirical research on foreign and second language processes. Covers gender, literacy, translation, culture and more. more...

  • Studies in the Composition and Decomposition of Event Predicatesby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    This detailed, perceptive book analyzes the semantic components of event predicates, exploring their fine-grained elements and their agency in linguistic processing. Offers evidence indicating a more complex role than currently assumed for scalar structures. more...

  • Psycholinguistic Approaches to Meaning and Understanding across Languagesby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    Reports on joint work by researchers from different theoretical and linguistic backgrounds offer new insights on the interaction of linguistic code and context in language production and comprehension. This volume takes a genuinely cross-linguistic approach integrating theoretically well-founded contrastive descriptions with thorough empirical investigations.... more...

  • New Perspectives in Language, Discourse and Translation Studiesby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 159.00

    This volume presents the most recent developments in linguistics, specifically in the fields of language, discourse and translation studies. Distinguished linguistic subdisciplines covered include phonetics and phonology, morphology and syntax, historical linguistics, and more. more...

  • Different Kinds of Specificity Across Languagesby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 129.00

    This book surveys specificity markers in natural languages, filling a gap in understanding of the semantics and pragmatics of indefinites and showing that research has not narrowed differences between the markers across languages or within single languages. more...

  • Universal Grammar and the Second Language Classroomby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book proposes that research into generative second language acquisition (GenSLA) can be applied to the language classroom, demonstrating ways that generative linguistics can enhance the expertise of teachers in language and second language development. more...

  • Speech Prosody in Speech Synthesis: Modeling and generation of prosody for high quality and flexible speech synthesisby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 129.00

    The volume addresses issues concerning prosody generation in speech synthesis, including prosody modeling, how we can convey para- and non-linguistic information in speech synthesis, and prosody control in speech synthesis (including prosody conversions). A high level of quality has already been achieved in speech synthesis by using selection-based... more...

  • Oxford Modern English Grammarby Bas Aarts

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 19.99

    Oxford Modern English Grammar is Oxford's brand new and definitive guide to English grammar. This book has been written by a leading expert in the field, covers both British and American English, and makes use of authentic spoken and written examples. Arranged in four clear parts for ease of use, its comprehensive coverage ranges from the very... more...

  • English Syntax and Argumentationby Bas Aarts

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2001; US$ 99.95

    This textbook on syntax aims to give students a thorough grounding in the basics of sentence structure, and at the same time strives to acquaint them with the essentials of syntactic argument. This edition contains many new exercises, which are now graded in terms of level of difficulty. more...

  • Syntactic Gradienceby Bas Aarts

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 54.99

    This is the first exhaustive investigation of gradience in syntax, conceived of as grammatical indeterminacy. It looks at gradience in English word classes, phrases, clauses and constructions, and examines how it may be recognized, defined, and differentiated. Bas Aarts considers the degree to which gradience is a grammatical phenomenon or a by-product... more...