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Science of language (Linguistics)

  • "Wenn die Ränder ins Zentrum drängen ..."by Joachim Born; Wolfgang Pöckl

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 52.19

    Die herkömmliche Wortbildungsforschung ist stark auf Einzelsprachen fokussiert, was die Herausbildung nationaler Terminologien fördert. Wenn sich Vertreter(innen) verschiedener Philologien und Traditionen treffen, um neue Entwicklungen aus ihrem Fachgebiet zu beschreiben, stellen sie daher fest, dass es zwar generell viele innovative und expansive... more...

  • 'You Know'by Jan-Ola Östman

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1981; US$ 102.00

    The basic function the expression you know serves in conversational discourse is said to be that of a pragmatic particle used when the speaker wants the addressee to accept as mutual knowledge (or at least be cooperative with respect to) the propositional content of his utterance. The fact that you know is even used when the addressee is assumed... more...

  • 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...

  • Aboriginal Ways of Using Englishby Diana Eades

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2013; US$ 31.95

    This new collection by Professor Diana Eades addresses the way non-traditional language Aboriginal speakers of English use and speak English. To understand Aboriginal ways of speaking English leads to better understanding Aboriginal identity, a better engagement in intercultural communication, and learning about the complexities of how English is used... 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 collection carries the functionalist Columbia School of linguistics forward with contributions on linguistic theory, semiotics, phonology, grammar, lexicon, and anthropology. Columbia School linguistics views language as a symbolic tool whose structure is shaped both by its communicative function and by the characteristics of its users, and considers... more...

  • Analyzing Grammarby Paul R. Kroeger

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 40.00

    Analyzing Grammar is a clear introductory 2005 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$ 40.00

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

  • Andersschreibenby Britt-Marie Schuster; Doris Tophinke

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2012; US$ 61.74

    Der vorliegende Band versammelt 22 Beiträge, die Schriftlichkeit in einer neuen Perspektive in den Blick nehmen: Im Fokus stehen Formen des Andersschreibens, d.h. Schreibweisen, die als ?anders? auffallen oder sich als ?anders? präsentieren. Andersschreiben findet sich in weiten Teilen der öffentlichen Schriftlichkeit, so etwa in der Presse- und... more...