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- De Gruyter 1991; US$ 769.00
This series of HANDBOOKS OF LINGUISTICS AND COMMUNICATION SCIENCE is designed to illuminate a field which not only includes general linguistics and the study of linguistics as applied to specific languages, but also covers those more recent areas which have developed from the increasing body of research into the manifold forms of communicative action... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 196.00
This book defends two main ideas: there is a need and a market for better specialised dictionaries for learners; we need a sound theoretical framework for coping with known and unknown challenges (for example the Internet) in the realm of pedagogical specialised lexicography. Both themes were Enrique Alcaraz's driving force during his life.... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 133.00
the contributions of this book deal with the problem of fixed word combinations beginning with collocations to idiomatic and/or phraseological units from a lexicological contrastive and corpus linguistic perspective. The focus is on the problem of collocation lexicography. Two articles deal with the problem of how to translate fixed word... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 158.00
Definition is a basic activity of language, of particular importance to linguists because of its use of language to describe itself. Beyond this inherent significance as a crucial element of language study, definitions also provide a rich potential source of the information needed for Natural Language Processing systems. This book describes an investigation... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 158.00
This book is about dictionaries and dictionary making. In six thematic sections it presents nineteen contributions covering a wide field within lexicography: Online Lexicography, Dictionary Structure, Phraseology in Dictionaries, LSP Lexicography, Dictionaries and the User, plus Etymology, History and Culture in Lexicography. Some chapters focus on... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 149.00
This is a state-of-the-art volume on lexicography at the beginning of the 21 st century. It also offers proposals for future theoretical and practical work. The contributions, inspired by the ground-breaking work of Henning Bergenholtz, address topics such as dictionary functions; dictionary users; access routes; dictionary structures; dictionary... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 135.00
This stimulating new book, which combines dictionary research and linguistic knowledge, analyses the representation of meaning in business dictionaries from a pedagogical perspective. By examining in detail the macrostructure, mediostructure, access structure and microstructure of eight business dictionaries, this book presents interesting findings... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 218.00
This is a state-of-the-art Guide to the fascinating world of the lexicon and its description in various types of dictionaries. A team of experts brings together a solid Introduction to Lexicography and leads you through decision-making processes step-by-step to compile and design dictionaries for general and specific purposes. The domains of lexicography... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 120.00
John Sinclair?s work is widely known and has had a far-reaching influence, particularly in the areas of corpus linguistics, lexis, phraseology, lexicography, grammar, and discourse analysis. This collection of papers, written by former colleagues at Birmingham University, looks at some key writings by John Sinclair, with the intention of showing why... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 149.00
This stimulating new book, as the premier work introducing bilingual lexicography from a communicative perspective, is launched to represent original thinking and innovative theorization in the field of bilingual lexicography. It treats the bilingual dictionary as a system of intercultural communication and bilingual dictionary making as a dynamic... more...