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  • Synthesizing Research on Language Learning and Teachingby John M. Norris; Lourdes Ortega

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 173.00

    This volume presents the first collection of work on research synthesis in applied linguistics. It introduces readers­ ­to a cutting-edge approach for reviewing and summarizing exactly what accumulated research has to say about theoretical and practical subjects. John Norris and Lourdes Ortega first elucidate the value and practice of synthesis,... more...

  • Trends in Bilingual Acquisitionby Jasone Cenoz; Fred Genesee

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 128.00

    The chapters in this volume provide the first comprehensive overview of trends in research on early phonological, lexical, syntactic and pragmatic development in children acquiring two (or more) languages simultaneously. Ongoing as well as emerging issues are examined and discussed by leading researchers in the field. Collectively, these studies extend... more...

  • Linguistic Nativism and the Poverty of the Stimulusby Alexander Clark; Shalom Lappin

    Wiley 2010; US$ 104.95

    This unique contribution to the ongoing discussion of language acquisition considers the Argument from the Poverty of the Stimulus in language learning in the context of the wider debate over cognitive, computational, and linguistic issues. Critically examines the Argument from the Poverty of the Stimulus - the theory that the linguistic input... more...

  • Using Priming Methods in Second Language Researchby Kim McDonough; Pavel Trofimovich

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 45.95

    Using Priming Methods in Second Language Research is an accessible introduction to the use of auditory, semantic, and syntactic priming methods for second language (L2) processing and acquisition research. It provides a guide for the use, design, and implementation of priming tasks and an overview of how to analyze and report priming research. Key... more...

  • Becoming Humanby Teresa Bejarano

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 149.00

    What do the pointing gesture, the imitation of new complex motor patterns, the evocation of absent objects and the grasping of others? false beliefs all have in common? Apart from being (one way or other) involved in the language, they all would share a demanding requirement ? a second mental centre within the subject. This redefinition of the simulationism... more...

  • Sprachentwicklung bei misshandelten Kindern: Eine empirische Untersuchung an vernachlässigten Kindern unter sechs Jahrenby Tina Schmid

    Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 28.13

    Hauptbeschreibung Kindesmisshandlungen und deren massive Auswirkungen auf die gesamte kindliche Entwicklung beschäftigen die Forschung bereits seit der Antike. Jedoch wurden zunächst eher halbherzige Versuche unternommen deren Bedingungsfaktoren und -hintergründen oder deren Auswirkungen auf den Grund zu gehen. Erst sehr spät, ab den 1960er Jahren,... more...

  • Familienbilder gleich Weltbilderby Anjes Tjarks

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 49.99

    Wir übertragen unsere familiären Werte, Normen und Herrschaftsbeziehungen metaphorisch auf die Nation. Diese uns in der Regel verborgenen Zusammenhänge bilden ein dichtes Beziehungsnetz, das unser Weltbild entstehen lässt und ihm einen inneren Zusammenhang verleiht. Auf diese Weise steuern familiäre Metaphern als geheime Selektoren unser Denken, leiten... more...

  • L2 Interactional Competence and Developmentby Joan Kelly HALL; John HELLERMANN; Simona PEKAREK DOEHLER

    Channel View Publications 2011; US$ 40.00

    Drawing on data from a range of contexts, including classrooms, pharmacy consultations, tutoring sessions, and video-game playing, and a range of languages including English, German, French, Danish and Icelandic, the studies in this volume address challenges suggested by these questions: What kinds of interactional resources do L2 users draw on to... more...

  • Comparative Perspectives on Language Acquisitionby Marzena WATOREK; Sandra BENAZZO; Maya HICKMANN

    Channel View Publications 2012; US$ 40.00

    This volume aims to provide a broad view of second language acquisition within a comparative perspective that addresses results concerning adult and child learners across a variety of source and target languages. It brings together contributions at the forefront of language acquisition research that consider a wide range of open questions: What are... more...

  • Conversio deutschby Matthias Rein

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 61.50

    Im Mittelhochdeutschen heißt bekêren auch »sich umwenden«. Matthias Rein entwirft eine systematische Geschichte der Bedeutungsentwicklungen in der Wortgeschichte von »bekehren«. Die theologisch-konzeptuelle Seite der Semantik und die »motorische« Grundbedeutung wechseln und konkurrieren miteinander. Die heutige Festlegung von »bekehren« auf die konzeptuelle... more...