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Semantics

  • "Happiness" and "Pain" across Languages and Culturesby Cliff Goddard; Zhengdao Ye

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2016; US$ 128.00

    This chapter examines the words and constructions that Koromu speakers (PNG) use to talk about tare ‘hurt/pain’ and other painful sensations. It also reflects on links to cultural and environmental influences in daily life and key life events, environmental knowledge and traditional health care. Terms such as warike ‘be/feel bad’,... more...

  • 'The Lament for the South'by William T. Jr Graham

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    The Ai Chiang-nan fu by the sixth-century poet Yu Hsin deserves study both for its literary merits and for its uniqueness. more...

  • 'Volk' bei Otto von Bismarckby Szilvia Odenwald-Varga

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 190.89

    This historical semantic study examines Otto von Bismarck?s use of the term Volk (?people?) and its synonyms such as Nation or Stamm (?tribe?). It shows that the expressions are multiply polysemous and that individual meanings can be bundled together into concepts (state community, cultural community etc.). Bismarck employs certain repetitive... more...

  • (In)Appropriate Online Behaviorby Jenny Arendholz

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 143.00

    This descriptive and comprehensive study on the discursive struggle over interpersonal relations in online message boards is located at the fascinating interface of pragmatics and computer-mediated discourse ? a research area which has so far not attracted much scientific interest. It sets out to shed light on the question how interpersonal relations... more...

  • (Mis)Representing Islamby John Richardson

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 54.00

    (Mis)Representing Islam explores and illustrates how élite broadsheet newspapers are implicated in the production and reproduction of anti-Muslim racism. The book approaches journalistic discourse as the inseparable combination of ?social practices?, ?discursive practices? and the ?texts? themselves from a perspective which fuses Critical Discourse... more...

  • (Re)presentations and Dialogueby François Cooren; Alain Létourneau

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 149.00

    This study pertains to the field of studies on Textual Genetics and Enunciation Linguistics and is aimed at analyzing the forms of representation of verbal erasures occurring during the writing process of a story made up by two Brazilian pupils (7 years old). Having assumed “haphazardness” and “dialogism” as the central phenomena... more...

  • 1001 Humorous Illustrations for Public Speakingby Michael Hodgin

    Zondervan 2010; US$ 9.74

    Drawn from a broad array of sources, topics in this compilation range from Ability and Acceptance to Words, Work, and Worship. 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...

  • 11+ English Revision Guide 2nd Editionby Erika Cross; Jenny Olney; Victoria Burrill

    Hodder Education 2016; US$ 15.99

    Secure the top marks in 11+ independent school entrance exams and pre-tests and a better chance at getting into their school of choice with this essential revision guide. Complete coverage of the ISEB 11+ English syllabus and stretching extra content ensures that every topic is thoroughly revised ahead of the exams. - This book covers everything... more...