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  • Course in General Linguisticsby Ferdinand la Saussure

    Open Court 1986; US$ 21.99

    The Cours de linguistique generale, reconstructed from students' notes after Saussure's death in 1913, founded modern linguistic theory by breaking the study of language free from a merely historical and comparativist approach. Saussure's new method, now known as Structuralism, has since been applied to such diverse areas as art, architecture, folklore,... more...

  • Language, People, Numbersby Andrea Gerbig; Oliver Mason

    Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 91.00

    The Contributors to this volume offer a broad range of novel insights about data-based or data-driven approaches to the study of both structure and function of language, reflecting the increasing shift towards corpus-based methods of analysis in a wide range of areas in linguistics. Corpora can be used as models of human linguistic experience, and... more...

  • Evidence and Counter-Evidence, 2by Alexander Lubotsky; Jos Schaeken; Jeroen Wiedenhof

    Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 119.00

    Essays in Honour of Frederik Kortlandt. General linguistics more...

  • Corpus Linguisticsby Antoinette Renouf; Andrew Kehoe

    Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 131.60

    Throughout history, linguists and literary scholars have been impelled by curiosity about particular linguistic or literary phenomena to seek to observe them in action in original texts. The fruits of each earlier enquiry in turn nourish the desire to continue to acquire knowledge, through further observation of newer linguistic facts. As time goes... more...

  • The Routledge Handbook of Applied Linguisticsby James Simpson

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 67.95

    The Routledge Handbook of Applied Linguistics serves as an introduction and reference point to key areas in the field of applied linguistics. The five sections of the volume encompass a wide range of topics from a variety of perspectives: applied linguistics in action language learning, language education language, culture and identity perspectives... more...

  • Using Corpora in the Language Classroomby Randi Reppen

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 29.00

    Explains and illustrates how teachers can use corpora to create classroom materials and activities to address specific class needs. more...

  • An Introduction to Applied Linguisticsby Norbert Schmitt

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    An Introduction to Applied Linguistics, Second Edition provides a complete, authoritative and up-to-date overview of the state of the field. Each of the 15 chapters offers an extended survey of a central element of Applied Linguistics and is co-authored by two leading international specialists, thus ensuring a full and balanced treatment of the topic... more...

  • Language Contactby Muriel Norde; Bob de Jonge; Cornelius Hasselblatt

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 149.00

    Failure to ratify the European Constitution by popular vote in France and the Netherlands in June 2005 proved the strength of anti-globalising spurs within the EU. The attitude of each Member State towards the European Institutions depends on its national culture, and different languages shape the original message conveyed by the Union into different... more...

  • Language Documentationby Lenore A. Grenoble; N. Louanna Furbee

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 54.00

    Language documentation has emerged as a response to the pressing need for collecting, describing, and archiving material on the increasing number of endangered languages. This paper draws together issues raised throughout the volume as to the nature of documentation from every angle – from early training to work in the field to the creation and... more...

  • Bio-Linguisticsby T. Givón

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 66.00

    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...