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  • Formen und Funktionen der Negationby Wilhelm Köller

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 168.00

    Negation is commonly understood as a grammatical operation intended to revoke claims to the factual validity of ideas and statements. This book transcends this rather limited understanding of the phenomenon to focus primarily on various anthropological, epistemological, semiotic, and meaning-generating forms of negation that until now have seldom... more...

  • Handbook of Japanese Applied Linguisticsby Masahiko Minami

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 419.00

    The Handbook of Japanese Applied Linguistics reflects crosscurrents in applied linguistics, an ever-developing branch of linguistics. The book is divided into seven sections, where each chapter discusses in depth the importance of particular topics, such as L1 and L2 acquisition, bilingualism, language pedagogy/education, corpus linguistics,... more...

  • Introducing Translation Studiesby Jeremy Munday

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 41.95

    Introducing Translation Studies remains the definitive guide to the theories and concepts that make up the field of translation studies. Providing an accessible and up-to-date overview, it has long been the essential textbook on courses worldwide. This fourth edition has been fully revised and continues to provide a balanced and detailed guide to... more...

  • Luxemburger Familiennamenbuchby Cristian Kollmann; Peter Gilles; Claire Muller

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 84.00

    For the first time, this dictionary of names brings together Luxembourgish family names with extensive descriptions of all 2,500 names in relation to the type of name, etymology, linguistic history, and geographical scope. It includes Luxembourg?s border regions with Germany, France, Belgium, and the Netherlands. more...

  • Doubletalkby Chuck McCutcheon; David Mark

    University Press of New England 2016; US$ 5.99

    With 100 key phrases, this is your up-to-the-minute ebook guide to the presidential election follies more...

  • A Glossary of Applied Linguisticsby Alan Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 35.95

    Applied Linguistics is still a growing field. Key texts and handbooks have appeared in recent years and international applied linguistics conferences and professional associations occur regularly. While Applied Linguistics continues to attract new entrants and to generate new strands of research, there is a need for a clear and concise map of the field.... more...

  • Names and Namingby Guy Puzey; Laura Kostanski

    Channel View Publications 2016; US$ 40.00

    This book explores international trends in naming and contributes to the growing field of critical onomastic enquiry. The contributors to this publication examine why names are not only symbols of a person or place, but also manifestations of cultural, linguistic and social heritage in their own right. more...

  • 'The boat's gonna leave'by Anca M. Nemoianu

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1980; US$ 102.00

    This essay attempts to show how a second language is acquired by very young children in the process of socialization with other children. The study seeks to integrate the process of second language learning in the general framework of child development, concentrating in particular on the development of language and conversational skills. more...

  • The (Ir)reversibility of English Binomialsby Sandra Mollin

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00

    This book focuses on binomials (word pairs such as heart and soul , rich and poor , or if and when ), and in particular on the degree of reversibility that English binomials demonstrate. Detailed and innovative corpus linguistic analyses investigate the correlates of the degree of reversibility, linguistic constraints that influence the ordering... more...

  • Achieving Understandingby Peter Broeder; Katharina Bremer; Celia Roberts; France) Paris V University Rene Descartes M.-T. (Department Of Linguistics Vasseur; Islington College) Law And Social Sciences Margaret (Department Of Arts Simonot

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    This is a detailed study of understanding in a second language, related to the actual lives of minority workers. The focus is on everyday interactions between these workers and the bureaucrats of the society in which they are now resident. It provides an important contribution to the debate about the function of language as a social practice, adding... more...