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  • Idiomsby Martin Everaert; Erik-Jan van der Linden; Andr? Schenk; Rob Schreuder; Robert Schreuder

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00

    Idioms have always aroused the curiosity of linguists and there is a long tradition in the study of idioms, especially within the fields of lexicology and lexicography. Without denying the importance of this tradition, this volume presents an overview of recent idiom research outside the immediate domain of lexicology/lexicography. The chapters address... more...

  • Words in the Mindby Jean Aitchison

    Wiley 2012; US$ 48.95

    Featuring new coverage of the brain and language, and lexical corpora, the 4th edition of Words in the Mind offers readers the latest thinking about the ways in which we learn words, remember them, understand them, and find the ones we want to use. Explores the latest insights into the complex relationship between language, words, and the human... more...

  • Vocabularyby Ronald Carter

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    How do we teach and learn vocabulary? How do words work in literary texts? In this book, Ronald Carter provides the necessary basis for the further study of modern English vocabulary with particular reference to linguistic descriptive frameworks and educational contexts. Vocabulary: Applied Linguistic Perspectives includes an introductory account... more...

  • Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives on Lexical Blendingby Pierre Arnaud; François Maniez; Vincent Renner

    De Gruyter Mouton 2012; US$ 140.00

    The volume brings together a well-selected collection of twelve articles providing a comprehensive and very informative summary of contemporary work on lexical blending. It combines theoretically informed descriptions of a variety of languages and a number of contributions with a theoretically original focus. It is the first book of its kind on the... more...

  • Advances in the Theory of the Lexiconby Dieter Wunderlich

    De Gruyter Mouton 2006; US$ 196.00

    The book investigates the interface structure of the lexicon from various perspectives, including typology and processing. It surveys work on verb classes, verb-noun similarities, semantic representations, concepts and constructions of polysynthetic languages, research on the processing of inflectional and derivational elements, and new work on inheritance-based... more...

  • Sprachphilosophie / Philosophy of Language / La philosophie du langage. 2. Halbbandby

    De Gruyter Mouton 1996; US$ 853.00

    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...

  • Lexical Representationby Gareth Gaskell

    De Gruyter Mouton 2011; US$ 182.00

    This book includes the work of experts from a wide range of backgrounds who share the desire to understand how the human brain represents words. The focus of the volume is on the nature and structure of word forms and morphemes, the processes operating on the speech input to gain access to lexical representations, the modeling and acquisition of these... more...

  • Phraseologie / Phraseology. Volume 1by

    De Gruyter Mouton 2007; US$ 503.00

    Phraseology includes the whole area of language phenomena called set phrases, proverbs and fixed expressions and formulaicity in everyday parlance. The Handbook offers a critical view of research on the linguistic properties and uses of formulaicity in various types of discourse as well as in numerous languages, considering research results from the... more...

  • The Structure of Lexical Variationby Dirk Geeraerts; Stefan Grondelaers; Peter Bakema

    De Gruyter Mouton 1994; US$ 133.00

    The Structure of Lexical Variation : Meaning, Naming, and Context more...

  • Words, Science and Learningby Clive Sutton

    McGraw-Hill Education 1992; US$ 44.00

    Explores the role of language in the growth of science itself, in the growth of learners' ideas, and in classroom practice; and how these relate to some pupils' alienation from science. The author does not wish to deny the value of first hand scientific understanding, but also shows that they cannot just be taken for granted. more...