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Science of language (Linguistics)

  • 25 Language Phrasebookby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2007; US$ 9.99

    Advanced 25 Language Phrasebook: German, French, Spanish, Catalan, Portuguese, Italian, Greek, Danish, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Czech, Polish, Hungarian, Russian, Croatian, Turkish, Hebrew, Arabic, Japanese, Chinese, Indonesian, Malay, and Thai. more...

  • Above and Beyond the Segmentsby Johanneke Caspers; Yiya Chen; Willemijn Heeren; Jos Pacilly; Niels O. Schiller; Ellen van Zanten

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 158.00

    This paper investigates the role of affricates in the phonotactics of English, andnotes that these segments behave differently from stops and differently fromfricatives. This is taken as evidence against the proposal that affricates cannotform a natural class by themselves, which is inherent in the so-called “StopApproach” to the representation... more...

  • Adjectives in Germanic and Romanceby Petra Sleeman; Freek Van de Velde; Harry Perridon

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    The Germanic languages display cross-linguistic variation with respect to whether predicative adjectives agree. This paper attempts to determine which component of the grammar is responsible for this variation. In order to do so, it examines three different options: the variation has a lexical source, a syntactic source, or is due to an interaction... more...

  • Advances in Corpus-based Contrastive Linguisticsby Karin Aijmer; Bengt Altenberg

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 143.00

    This paper describes the thematic variation observed in two newspaper genres – news reports and commentaries – in English and Spanish and studies the influence of genre-specific and language-specific constraints on the observed variation. The study is based on the contrastive analysis of certain clausal and discourse-thematic features... more...

  • Advances in Functional Linguisticsby Joseph Davis; Radmila J. Gorup; Nancy Stern

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 188.00

    This article extends the boundaries of Columbia School linguistic semantic theory by applying its analytical constructs to nonlinguistic behaviors, where, as in language, there exist systematicity and arbitrariness: food; construction of social and gender identity; and use of architectural, private, and urban space. Further, meaningful elements of... more...

  • Ambiguityby Susanne Winkler

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.27

    This volume uncovers a great mystery about language: why can we communicate so effectively despite the fact that ambiguity is pervasive? Conversely, how do speakers use ambiguity to achieve a specific goal? Answers to these questions are provided in contributions from different academic fields: (psycho)linguistics, literary criticism,... more...

  • Analyzing Grammarby Paul R. Kroeger

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    Analyzing Grammar is a clear introductory textbook on grammatical analysis, showing students how to analyse grammatical patterns in any language. more...

  • Analyzing Linguistic Databy R. H. Baayen

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    A straightforward introduction to the statistical analysis of language data, designed for students with a non-mathematical background. more...

  • Applied Linguistics Review 2010by Li Wei

    Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2010; US$ 112.00

    The Applied Linguistics Review is a peer reviewed annual publication. It serves as a testing ground for the articulation of original ideas and approaches in the study of real-world issues in which language plays a crucial role, by bringing together new empirical and theoretical research and critical reflections of current debates. The issues dealt... more...

  • Applied Linguistics at the Interfaceby Mike Baynham; Alice Deignan; Goodith White

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2004; US$ 31.30

    The theme of this volume, a selection of papers from the 2003 conference of the British Association of Applied Linguistics, celebrates the productive interface between Applied Linguistics research and other disciplinary ways of knowing, forms of professional practice and issues of public concern. more...