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Science of language (Linguistics)

  • Word Classesby Raffaele Simone; Francesca Masini

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    Word classes play a fundamental role in many parts of linguistics. Yet, when looking at words individually, there is a large ‘class’ of words that does not behave like any other. This is illustrated here by describing the idiosyncratic behaviour of one such word: half. Half is labeled in many different ways: an adjective, a predeterminer,... more...

  • Recent Advances in Corpus Linguisticsby Lieven Vandelanotte; Kristin Davidse; Caroline Gentens; Ditte Kimps

    Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 97.00

    This book is a selection of studies presented at the 33rd International Conference of the International Computer Archive of Modern and Medieval English (ICAME), hosted by the University of Leuven (30 May - 3 June 2012). The strictly refereed and extensively revised contributions collected here represent recent advances in corpus linguistics, both in... more...

  • The Routledge Handbook of Historical Linguisticsby Claire Bowern; Bethwyn Evans

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 205.00

    The Routledge Handbook of Historical Linguistics provides a survey of the field covering the methods which underpin current work; models of language change; and the importance of historical linguistics for other subfields of linguistics and other disciplines. Divided into five sections, the volume encompass a wide range of approaches and addresses... more...

  • Interaktionsforschung: Gesprächsanalytische Fallstudien und Forschungspraxisby Cordula Schwarze; Carmen Konzett

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 54.01

    Miteinander leben heißt miteinander handeln ? und das funktioniert selten ohne Sprache. Wie es funktioniert, das untersucht die Interaktionsforschung. Die Kombination ethnomethodologischer Ansätze und konversationsanalytischer Methoden erlaubt dabei neue Perspektiven, z.B. auf den Spracherwerb, die Unterrichtskommunikation und die Gestikforschung.... more...

  • Logical Syntax of Languageby Rudolf Carnap

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Main Trends in the Science of Language (Routledge Revivals)by Roman Jakobson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.00

    First published in Great Britain in 1973, Main Trends in the Science of Language was part of a series of books that resulted from a study carried out by UNESCO in collaboration with national and international research centres in the social sciences, as well as with groups of individual scholars. The book examines the position of linguistics in the... more...

  • Language Contact, Inherited Similarity and Social Differenceby Danny Law

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 158.00

    This book offers a study of long-term, intensive language contact between more than a dozen Mayan languages spoken in the lowlands of Guatemala, Southern Mexico and Belize. It details the massive restructuring of syntactic and semantic organization, the calquing of grammatical patterns, and the direct borrowing of inflectional morphology, including,... more...

  • Developing Literacy in the Primary Classroomby Gary Woolley

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 44.00

    Combining an examination of theory and research with practical case studies and real examples of teaching practice, this book shows how to engage and motivate children to develop a range of primary English skills. more...

  • Applied Linguists Neededby Lida Cope

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    It is a fact that the world?s languages are dying at an alarming rate. This comprehensive volume aspires to raise awareness among applied linguists and language practitioners about the needs and concerns of endangered language communities. It suggests that the way forward lies in building language revitalization teams reflecting the levels of expertise... more...

  • Language Misconceivedby Karol Janicki

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95

    Linguistics is important. An understanding of linguistic principles is as essential to the layperson as it is to the language scholar. Using concrete examples from politics, law, and education, this book shows how people misconceive language every day and what the consequences of misconceptions can be. Since the meanings of words are often fuzzy at... more...