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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2016; Not Available
In the fast-growing fields of happiness studies and pain research, which have attracted scholars from diverse disciplines including psychology, philosophy, medicine, and economics, this volume provides a much-needed cross-linguistic perspective. It centres on the question of how much ways of talking and thinking about happiness and pain vary across... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 238.00
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...
- Vittorio Klostermann 2013; US$ 168.45
Vor allem in der gesprochenen Umgangssprache allgegenwärtig, aber äußerst unauffällig sind Approximationsmarker wie z.B. fr. une espèce de, genre, comme, environ, vers und äquivalente Ausdrücke in anderen Sprachen. Diese Marker erlauben es Sprechern, trotz der Begrenztheit des Inventars sprachlicher Ausdrücke mit der unendlichen Komplexität und Menge... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...