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Semantics

  • Cambridge IGCSE English as a Second Language Coursebook Ebookby Peter Lucantoni

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 28.00

    English as a Second Language: IGCSE, Third edition matches the requirements of the revised University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) syllabus. The series is written by an experienced IGCSE teacher and trainer and is endorsed by CIE. Coursebook 2 is an exam-preparation course, offering clear, practical support for students. The units... more...

  • Intervention Tasks for Reading Book 2by David White; Emma Page; David Belsey

    Hodder Education 2014; US$ 128.00

    Use these highly-targeted intervention tasks to develop your students' reading skills at an individual level, with a star system to help you tailor your teaching and track students' progress. Based on our Upgrade English online resources and fully aligned to the new Key Stage 3 Curriculum, this teacher's book provides sharply-focused intervention... more...

  • Das Paradigma deutscher Modalpartikelnby Lena Brünjes

    De Gruyter Mouton 2014; US$ 140.00

    Sind die Modalpartikeln grammatische Zeichen? Auf Basis einer Korpusuntersuchung wird überprüft, ob die Wortart die zwei zentralen Kriterien für die Einordnung als grammatische Elemente erfüllt: Besitzen alle Modalpartikeln eine relationale Funktion? Und: Bilden sie ein grammatisches Paradigma? Die Beschreibung dieses Paradigmas gibt Aufschluss über... more...

  • Frames of Understanding in Text and Discourseby Alexander Ziem

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    How do words mean? What is the nature of meaning? How can we grasp a word?s meaning? The frame-semantic approach developed in this book offers some well-founded answers to such long-standing, but still controversial issues. Following Charles Fillmore?s definition of frames as both organizers of experience and tools for understanding, the monograph... more...

  • Reclaiming Control as a Semantic and Pragmatic Phenomenonby Patrick Duffley

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00

    This monograph is part of a growing research agenda in which semantics and pragmatics not only complement the grammar, but replace it. The analysis is based on the assumption that human language is not primarily about form, but about form-meaning pairings. This runs counter to the autonomous-syntax postulate underlying Landau (2013)?s Control in Generative... more...

  • Media Transformationby Lars Elleström

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    This is a methodical study of the material and mental limits and possibilities of transferring information and media traits among dissimilar media. Elleström proposes a model for pinpointing the most vital conceptual entities and stages in intermedial transfers involving different media types such as speech, writing, music, films, and websites. more...

  • English Coordinate Constructionsby Arne Lohmann

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 76.00

    Drawing on extensive corpus-based research, this book explores the nature of coordinate constructions in three case studies. more...

  • Introduction to English as a Second Language Coursebook Ebookby Peter Lucantoni

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 27.00

    Introduction to English as a Second Language is a course to prepare students for studying at IGCSE or equivalent level. Presented in a colourful updated design and offering clear, practical support for students, it follows a variety of interesting themes and topics, with a focus on skills development: listening, speaking, reading and writing. Each... more...

  • Cambridge Checkpoint English Workbook 2by John Reynolds; Nina Konrad

    Hodder Education 2014; US$ 8.32

    Build confidence and understanding throughout the year with hundreds of additional practice questions. This Workbook supports our bestselling Checkpoint series, with exercises specifically matched to the Cambridge Progression tests and the Checkpoint tests. - Develops understanding and builds confidence ahead of assessment with exercises matched to... more...

  • Cambridge Checkpoint English Workbook 3by John Reynolds; Nina Konrad

    Hodder Education 2014; US$ 8.32

    Build confidence and understanding throughout the year with hundreds of additional practice questions. This Workbook supports our bestselling Checkpoint series, with exercises specifically matched to the Cambridge Progression tests and the Checkpoint tests. - Develops understanding and builds confidence ahead of assessment with exercises matched to... more...