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Semantics

  • Iconicityby Masako K. Hiraga; William J. Herlofsky; Kazuko Shinohara; Kimi Akita

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 158.00

    This paper reexamines the notion of diagrammatic iconicity in grammar, i.e. the isomorphism of relational structure across form and meaning. After a quick survey of the various definitions of diagrammatic iconicity, some illustrations are given from coordinating constructions. It is shown that grammatical (a)symmetry in the expression of complex events... more...

  • Participation in Public and Social Media Interactionsby Marta Dynel; Jan Chovanec

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 143.00

    This chapter discusses the function of blogs as tools enhancing citizen participation in political communication. Adopting the perspective of corpus-assisted critical discourse analysis, a set of blogs from the US presidential election campaign are analysed in order to determine the frequency of reference to the candidates, the parties, as well as... more...

  • Israeli Peace Discourseby Dalia Gavriely-Nuri

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 143.00

    What role do language and discourse play in the advancement of peace? What is the connection between a given society?s ?peace language? and the repeated failure of peace initiatives involving it? At the heart of this book lie these basic questions and the attempt to shed light on them from new angles. The book focuses on an analysis of Israeli peace... more...

  • Discourse and Digital Practicesby Rodney H Jones; Alice Chik; Christoph A Hafner

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Discourse and Digital Practices shows how tools from discourse analysis can be used to help us understand new communication practices associated with digital media, from video gaming and social networking to apps and photo sharing. This cutting-edge book: draws together fourteen eminent scholars in the field including James Paul Gee,... more...

  • Linking Form and Meaningby Juhani Rudanko

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    This book documents changes and trends in English predicate complementation. In-depth case studies of grammatical patterns presented here uncover new links between form and meaning in these constructions, offering fresh insights into explanatory principles to account for variation and change in the system of English predicate complementation. more...

  • Code Biologyby Marcello Barbieri

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 159.00

    Code Biology is the study of all codes of life with the standard methods of science. The genetic code and the codes of culture have been known for a long time and represent the historical foundation of Code Biology. What is really new in this field is the study of all codes that came after the genetic code and before the codes of culture. The... more...

  • Higher English Language for CfE: Answers and Marking Schemesby Mary M. Firth; Andrew G. Ralston; John Mitchell

    Hodder Education 2015; US$ 48.00

    A book of extremely detailed suggested marking instructions to use alongside the student book. This book of suggested answers offers extremely detailed marking instructions to use alongside the student book, that highlight where students can gain - or lose - the extra marks that influence grade awards. This book is photocopiable within the institution... more...

  • Higher English for CfE: The Textbookby Jane Cooper; John Mitchell

    Hodder Education 2015; US$ 23.98

    Ensure your students are prepared for every aspect of their assessment with the only textbook that offers comprehensive coverage of the new syllabus requirements. - Written by a highly experienced bestselling author. - Covers the new specification with all the new topics in the SQA examinations. - Provides thorough exam preparation, with graded Practice... more...

  • Higher English Language Skills for CfEby Mary M. Firth; Andrew G. Ralston; John Mitchell

    Hodder Education 2015; US$ 15.98

    A brand new edition of a bestselling title, updated for the newest Higher English (for CfE) syllabus. We are working with SQA to secure endorsement for this title. This book provides you with the support and advice you will need to succeed in Higher English. By studying literary techniques and with top experts guiding you through and explaining how... more...

  • Higher English for CfE: Critical Readingby Carolyn Cunningham; John Mitchell

    Hodder Education 2015; US$ 15.98

    A comprehensive working guide to the the Critical Reading section of Higher English for CfE - worth 40% of available marks in the exam!. Critical Reading (Scottish text questions and critical essay) is a very significant element of the new Higher English qualification. This book provides you with the support and advice you will need to succeed in this... more...