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  • Transcription Techniques for the Spoken Wordby Willow Roberts Powers

    AltaMira Press 2005; US$ 25.99

    This practical handbook aims to clarify the need for and the use of transcription methodology and provides a useful, efficient guide to creating good transcripts for a variety of people using ethnographic methods. Appropriate for varying levels of expertise, it will be an essential tool for transcriptionists, ethnographers, researchers, oral historians,... more...

  • Grammatikalisierung und Pragmatikalisierungby Robert Mroczynski

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 71.84

    Hauptbeschreibung Das Werk behandelt einen der spannendsten Abschnitte der derzeitigen theoretischen Entwicklung im Bereich der Linguistik, die sogenannten "Diskursmarker", die eine zentrale Rolle in der Gesprächsorganisation übernehmen und zu denen es bisher nur wenig konkrete, empirische Forschung gibt. In die Analyse mündlicher, gesprochener Sprache... more...

  • Language Attitudes in England and Austriaby John Bellamy

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 39.24

    <P>In both Manchester and Vienna, there is much anecdotal evidence about the social implications of one's spoken language variety. However, the evaluation of a person's character based on the way they speak might not necessarily be the same in different countries with different languages. If evaluations of a speaker's social class, professional... more...

  • Grammatik der Mundart von Laureinby Cristian Kollmann

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 60.92

    <P>Zwar sind die Tiroler Mundarten in der Forschungsliteratur nicht unterrepräsentiert, doch eine umfassende Untersuchung der Laut- und Formenlehre einer einzelnen Ortsmundart, sowohl aus synchroner als auch als diachroner Sicht, liegt bislang nicht vor. Für eine solche Untersuchung bietet sich die südbairische Mundart von Laurein, im Südwesten... more...

  • Completion, Volume 2/Part 2by Jindrich Toman; Stephen Rudy

    De Gruyter Mouton 2013; US$ 210.00

    The present volume continues De Gruyter Mouton's project of completing Roman Jakobson's Selected Writings. It covers the period between 1916 and 1943, offering texts that have not been reprinted since their original appearance. Linguistic and literary studies are flanked by reviews, obituaries, and encyclopedia entries, all providing a fresh insight... more...

  • Word Structureby Richard Coates

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 35.95

    Word Structure , provides a complete introduction to morphology, the study of the structure of words. Word Structure : * examines how words work as part of the language system * encourages readers to take an objective and analytic approach * refers to a wealth of languages, including Turkish and Latin, to illustrate points raised * provides clear... more...

  • Grammar and Contextby Ann Hewings; Martin Hewings

    Routledge 2004; US$ 41.95

    Grammar in Context considers how grammatical choices influence and are influenced by the context in which communication takes place within a wide variety of contexts. more...

  • Studies in General and English Phoneticsby Jack Windsor Lewis

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 300.00

    Rhythm, intonation, exotic and familiar languages as well as computer-sythesized audio-communications, procedures in forensic linguistics, pronunciation lexicography, language change and sociological aspects of speech such as English regional accents and dialects in Britain and other parts of the world are covered in these thirty-eight articles in... more...

  • Meaning of Topic and Focusby Daniel Büring

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 200.00

    This study provides an illuminating and ground-breaking account of the complex interaction of intonational phenomena, semantics and pragmatics. Based on examples from German and English, and centred on an analysis of the fall-rise intonation contour, a semantic interpretation for two different pitch accents - Focus and Topic - is developed. The cross-sentence,... more...

  • Essays in Syntactic Theoryby Samuel David Epstein

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    The essays in this important collection explore wide-ranging aspects of the syntax and semantics of human languages. Key topics covered include movement phenomena and the syntax of logical form, methods in generative linguistics and the role of rules vs. principles in syntactic theory. This volume makes a vital contribution to substantive and methodological... more...