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  • Arzt-Patienten-Kommunikationby Petra Löning; Jochen Rehbein

    De Gruyter 1993; US$ 266.00

    Arzt-Patienten-Kommunikation Analysen zu interdisziplinären Problemen des medizinischen Diskurses more...

  • Aspects of Language Contactby Thomas Stolz; Dik Bakker; Rosa Salas Palomo

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 238.00

    This edited volume brings together fourteen original contributions to the on-going debate about what is possible in contact-induced language change. The authors present a number of new vistas on language contact which represent new developments in the field. In the first part of the volume, the focus is on methodology and theory. The second... more...

  • Atlas of Languages of Intercultural Communication in the Pacific, Asia, and the Americasby Stephen A. Wurm; Peter Mühlhäusler; Darrell T. Tryon

    De Gruyter 1996; US$ 277.00

    ?An absolutely unique work in linguistics publishing? full of beautiful maps and authoritative accounts of well-known and little-known language encounters. Essential reading (and map-viewing) for students of language contact with a global perspective.? Prof. Dr. Martin Haspelmath, Max-Planck-Institut für Evolutionäre Anthropologie... more...

  • Automatic Treatment and Analysis of Learner Corpus Databy Ana Díaz-Negrillo; Nicolas Ballier; Paul Thompson

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 143.00

    This paper is an overview of several basic statistical tools in corpus-based SLA research. I first discuss a few issues relevant to the analysis of learner corpus data. Then, I illustrate a few widespread quantitative techniques and statistical visualizations and exemplify them on the basis of corpus data on the genitive alternation – the of... more...

  • Barrierefreie Kommunikation: Leichte Sprache und Teilhabe für Menschen mit Lernschwierigkeitenby Linda Winter

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 18.51

    Wie lässt sich Teilhabe für Menschen mit Lernschwierigkeiten verwirklichen?Eine Lösung bietet das von u.a. Menschen mit Lernschwierigkeiten (Mensch zuerst e.V.) entwickelte Konzept der Leichten Sprache, das durch die Aufbereitung von Nachrichten, Informationen und Kommunikation in eine zielgruppenorientierte verständliche Form einem Ausschluss entgegenwirken... more...

  • Basic Linguistic Theory, 1by R. M. W. Dixon

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 199.99

    In Basic Linguistic Theory R. M. W. Dixon provides a new and fundamental characterization of the nature of human languages and a comprehensive guide to their description and analysis. In three clearly written and accessible volumes, he describes how best to go about doing linguistics, the most satisfactory and profitable ways to work, and the pitfalls... more...

  • Basic Linguistic Theory, 2by R. M. W. Dixon

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 49.99

    In Basic Linguistic Theory R. M. W. Dixon provides a new and fundamental characterization of the nature of human languages and a comprehensive guide to their description and analysis. In three clearly written and accessible volumes, he describes how best to go about doing linguistics, the most satisfactory and profitable ways to work, and the pitfalls... more...

  • Basic Linguistic Theory Volume 3by R. M. W. Dixon

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 64.99

    Basic Linguistic Theory provides a fundamental characterization of the nature of human languages and a comprehensive guide to their description and analysis. In crystal-clear prose, R. M. W. Dixon describes how to go about doing linguistics. He show how grammatical structures and rules may be worked out on the basis of inductive generalisations, and... more...

  • Beyond Superstructuralismby Richard Harland

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 64.95

    Moving on from his previous book, Superstructuralism , Richard Harland argues that the focus on single words in the structuralist theory of language is its key weakness and that the next advance beyond post-structuralism depends upon replacing word-based with syntagm-based theories. In a lucid way he develops a new syntagmatic theory which shows that... more...

  • Bio-Linguisticsby T. Givón

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 195.00

    Is human language an evolutionary adaptation? Is linguistics a natural science? These questions have bedeviled philosophers, philologists and linguists from Plato through Chomsky. Prof. Givón suggests that the answers fall naturally within an integrated study of living organisms. In this new work, Givón points out that language operates between aspects... more...