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Linguistics

  • An Introduction to Silent Speech Interfacesby João Freitas; António Teixeira; Miguel Sales Dias; Samuel Silva

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    This book provides a broad and comprehensive overview of the existing technical approaches in the area of silent speech interfaces (SSI), both in theory and in application. Each technique is described in the context of the human speech production process, allowing the reader to clearly understand the principles behind SSI in general and across different... more...

  • Sounds Fascinatingby John Wells

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 22.00 US$ 18.04

    Is that really how people say that? What a fascinating sound! more...

  • English Nounsby Rochelle Lieber

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    English Nouns explores the mechanisms by which English nominalizations come to have a variety of readings depending on their syntactic context. more...

  • Heidegger's Path to Languageby Wanda Torres Gregory

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99

    Heidegger?s Path to Language guides readers through the development of Heidegger?s reflections on language from the start to the end of his philosophical trajectory. Wanda Torres Gregory not only analyzes and compares the different concepts that Heidegger developed over the course of sixty years, but also reflects critically on his later idea of... more...

  • Cognitive Control and Consequences of Multilingualismby John W. Schwieter

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2016; US$ 149.00

    In this chapter we present two eye tracking studies that examined if bilingualism modulated oculoomotor behavior in a Stroop task with a simultaneous working memory load. We consider two groups of bilinguals who differed with regard to their L2 (English) proficiency. Previous studies have shown that language proficiency can modulate executive control... more...

  • A Middle English Syntaxby Tauno F. Mustanoja; Elly van Gelderen

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2016; US$ 149.00

    For a good orientation into the history of English grammar, several books are indispensable. One of those is Mustanoja?s A Middle English Syntax . However, for a long time this work was not readily available; the present edition changes that. This is a fac simile reprint from the 1960 publication which appeared as volume XXIII in ?Mémoires de la Société... more...

  • Studies in Lexicogrammarby Grzegorz Drozdz

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2016; US$ 143.00

    Three factors play an important role in predicting the output of word formation processes and the direction of pattern extension: type frequency, token frequency, and base transparency. Base transparency, the focus of this chapter, is responsible for the selection of allomorphs that diverge the least from the base. One pattern from Finnish and two... more...

  • Language in Childrenby Eve V. Clark

    Taylor and Francis 2016; Not Available

    Language in Children  provides a concise and basic introduction for students studying child language acquisition for the first time. Starting from the first sounds a child produces, this book covers all the stages a child goes through in acquiring a language. This title: Illustrates developmental stages from the recognition of sounds and words... more...

  • Thinking and Languageby Judith Greene

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 45.00

    Originally published in 1875, this book discusses thinking and language and traces the development of different pscyological approaches, assessing their theoretical significance and the experimental evidence behind them. It ends by drawing together the various lines of argument to arrive at some general conclusions about language and thought, since... more...

  • The Rise and Fall of Ergativity in Aramaicby Eleanor Coghill

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 104.99 US$ 90.29

    This book traces the changes in argument alignment that have taken place in Aramaic during its 3000-year documented history, and proposes a new explanation for them. It draws important theoretical conclusions on the development of tense-conditioned alignment change cross-linguistically, and provides a valuable basis for further research. more...