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- For Beginners 2015; US$ 15.95
A concise, accessible introduction to the great linguist who shaped the study of language for the 20th century, Saussure for Beginners puts the challenging ideas of Ferdinand de Saussure (1857-1913) into clear and illuminating terms, focusing on the unifying principles of his teachings and showing how his thoughts on linguistics migrated to anthropology.... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 120.00
This volume provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive survey of corpus-based linguistic research on English. more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 252.00
What is the level of complexity of sentences and utterances? How do they relate to schemata? In the context of these questions, the book explores the basic elements in the relationship between the language system and linguistic usage and the basic analytic units in syntax. The handbook thereby bridges competency-based and performance-based... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 419.00
This handbook comprises an in-depth presentation of the state of the art in word-formation. The five volumes contain 207 articles written by leading international scholars. The 16 sections of the handbook provide the reader in general articles and individual studies with a wide variety of perspectives. The final section contains 74 portraits... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 135.00
Ben Jonson animates The Alchemist with an intersection of languages. In this moral satire, he captures the layered dialects, specialized vocabularies, and social desires of London and holds them up for view. This essay examines the play’s negotiation of ‘vertical’ and ‘horizontal’ modes of translation, also with reference... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 165.00
More than a millenium of contact between Finno-Ugric (Mordvin, Mari and Permic) and Turkic languages (Bulgar-Chuvash and Volga Kipchak) in the Volga-Kama area have produced conditions of multilingualism and mutual linguistic influence. Lexical borrowings have been well studied and offer a starting point for exploring less treated aspects such as phonological... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 143.00
Applying a sociophonetic research paradigm, this volume presents an investigation of variation and change in the Scottish Standard English accent. Based on original audio recordings made in Edinburgh, it provides detailed acoustic and auditory analyses of selected accent features. In contrast to other studies of English in Scotland, the focus is on... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2015; US$ 30.02
Les chercheurs s'intéressant à l'apprentissage d'une seconde langue et à l'attrition de la première langue s'interrogent encore aujourd'hui sur les aspects de la langue susceptibles d'être affectés par une acquisition tardive de celle-ci ou par son absence d'utilisation. Les suppositions concernant le traitement cognitif de la langue et la nature de... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 280.00
This handbook provides a systematic, up-to-date overview of the Friulian language, both from a synchronic and from a diachronic perspective. Among other things, it presents in-depth discussions of current problems related to regional multilingualism (Friulian beside Italian as dachsprache , Venetian, German, and Slovenian) as well as... more...