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Semantics

  • Handbook of Japanese Semantics and Pragmaticsby

    De Gruyter Mouton 2016; US$ 419.00

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  • Pragmatism in Philosophical Inquiryby Nicholas Rescher

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    This book showcases the history and theory of pragmatism and its alignment to the sensibilities of contemporary analytic philosophy. It does this not only by describing its mode of operation and explaining its legitimating rationale, but also by substantiating its claims by a series of instructive case studies.  The unifying insight of this... more...

  • Semiótica del discursoby Jacques Fontanille; Óscar Quezada

    Fondo Editorial Universidad de Lima 2016; US$ 8.00

    Este texto busca establecer el estado de las investigaciones semióticas y deducir sus consecuencias para los grandes temas de la teoría de la significación: las estructuras elementales, los actantes, la narratividad, las lógicas y la dimensión del discurso, y la enunciación. Asimismo, traza el arco para una síntesis entre las diferentes corrientes... more...

  • Corpus Stylistics as Contextual Prosodic Theory and Subtextby Bill Louw; Marija Milojkovic

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2016; US$ 149.00

    The volume presents Louw's Contextual Prosodic Theory from its beginnings to its newest applications. It journeys from delexicalisation and relexicalisation into Semantic Prosody and then to the heart of its contextual requirements within collocation and the thinking of J.R. Firth. Once there, it moves much of Firth?s and Malinowski?s thinking into... more...

  • Occupyby Luisa Martín Rojo

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2016; US$ 135.00

    The Chilean students’ rebellion emerged in 2011 within the wave of global protests. Even though it is an organized movement, with roots in a specific historical context, it shares with the global movement the use of new media technologies, the appropriation of public spaces, and the concern for democracy and equality. The movement deploys flexible... more...

  • Contrastive Pragmatics and Translationby Svenja Kranich

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2016; US$ 135.00

    This book provides the first comprehensive account of English-German pragmatic contrasts in written discourse and their effects on English-German translations. The novel and multi-dimensional corpus-based studies of business communication and popular science writing presented in this book combine quantitative and qualitative approaches and focus on... more...

  • 11+ English Practice Papers 1by Victoria Burrill

    Hodder Education 2016; US$ 12.99

    Practice papers to test pupils ahead of pre-tests and 11+ independent school entrance exams. Includes six model papers, each containing a comprehension and a writing paper that includes a total of 67 comprehension questions and 12 writing tasks. - Develops and perfects exam technique for all major pre-tests and 11+ independent school exams including... more...

  • 11+ English Practice Papers 2by Andrew Hammond

    Hodder Education 2016; US$ 12.99

    Following on from Practice Papers 1 , these papers further test pupils in preparation for the most challenging of pre-tests and 11+ independent school entrance exams. Includes six model papers, each containing a comprehension and a writing paper that include a total of 104 comprehension questions, 31 spelling, grammar and punctuation questions... more...

  • Syntactic and Semantic Mastery of English Auxiliaries by Kurd Learners at College Levelby Paiman Hama Salih Sabir

    UPA 2016; US$ 26.99

    This book investigates Kurd EFL learners? ability in recognizing and producing the various forms and meanings of English auxiliary verbs, clarifying the problems that Kurd EFL learners encounter in learning the auxiliary verbs and identifies the sources behind them, and trying to put suitable suggestions to overcome these problems. more...

  • Pragmatics and Lawby Alessandro Capone; Francesca Poggi

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.99

    This volume highlights important aspects of the complex relationship between common language and legal practice. It hosts an interdisciplinary discussion between cognitive science, philosophy of language and philosophy of law, in which an international group of authors aims to promote, enrich and refine this new debate.  Philosophers of law... more...