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- 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...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 158.00
Les ressources lexicales (dictionnaires, bases de données, thesaurus, etc.) rassemblent des connaissances sur les mots, leurs sens et leurs usages. Si pendant des siècles elles ont été tributaires de l'imprimerie et du format textuel, il existe de nos jours une grande variété d'outils et de ressources accessibles sous des formats électroniques divers.... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 57.95
Lexical Priming proposes a radical new theory of the lexicon, which amounts to a completely new theory of language based on how words are used in the real world. Here they are not confined to the definitions given to them in dictionaries but instead interact with other words in common patterns of use. Using concrete statistical evidence from... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 51.95
This new edition builds upon these foundations and develops further understanding of a key area of applied linguistics, with updated chapters on: * vocabulary and language teaching * dictionaries and lexicography * the literary study of vocabulary. It also includes new material on: * the relationship between vocabulary, grammar and discourse * the... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 26.13
Hauptbeschreibung Ohne Wörter ist Sprachgebrauch kaum vorstellbar. Sie sind eine wichtige Grundlage für den Aufbau des lexikalischen Wissens, tragen zur Entwicklung der Sprachmodalitäten 'Hören', 'Sprechen', 'Lesen' und 'Schreiben' bei und ermöglichen es somit den Menschen, sprachlich miteinander zu kommunizieren. Besonders in der Fremdsprache erweist... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 179.00
This collection of papers takes linguists to the leading edge of techniques in generative lexicon theory, the linguistic composition methodology that arose from the imperative to provide a compositional semantics for the contextual modifications in meaning that emerge in real linguistic usage. Today's growing shift towards distributed compositional... more...
- 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...
- 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...