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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 158.00
Collocations are both pervasive in language and difficult for language learners, even at an advanced level. In this book, these difficulties are for the first time comprehensively investigated. On the basis of a learner corpus, idiosyncratic collocation use by learners is uncovered, the building material of learner collocations examined, and the factors... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00
Missionaries played a central role in establishing colonialism (intellectual conquest) inasmuch as they described the ?exotic languages? they encountered as an instrument of their missionary work. The language standardization they worked towards often came with Eurocentric manipulation. This volume provides detailed insight into the interrelationship... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1993; US$ 267.00
This volume offers an important contribution to the comparative historical study of languages. Most of the articles deal with topics concerning the Indo-European proto-language as well as the individual languages descended from it. Essays in Finno-Ugric philology complete the volume. The book is divided in 8 sections: I. Indo-European, II. Anatolian,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 120.00
This book takes stock of current research into computer learner corpora conducted both by ELT and SLA specialists. It should be of particular interest to researchers looking to assess its relevance to SLA theory and ELT practice. Throughout the volume, emphasis is also placed on practical, methodological aspects of computer learner corpus research,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 158.00
This books aims to open up new perspectives in the study of language proficiency by bringing together current research from different fields in psychology and linguistics. All contributions start out from empirical studies, which are then related to applications in language assessment. The book also serves as a survey of recent developments in psycholinguistic... more...
- Channel View Publications 2009; US$ 44.95
Contributes to the growth of interest in Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL), an approach to second/foreign language learning that requires the use of the target language to learn content. This book brings together the analyses on theoretical and implementation issues of CLIL. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 149.00
Corpus-aided language pedagogy is one of the central application areas of corpus methodologies, and a test bed for theories of language and learning. This volume provides an overview of current trends, offering methodological and theoretical position statements along with results from empirical studies. The relationship between corpora and learning... more...
- De Gruyter 2006; US$ 210.00
Current Trends in the Development and Teaching of the four Language Skills builds connections from theory in the four language skills to instructional practices and comprises twenty-one chapters that are grouped in five sections. The introductory chapter presents a communicative competence framework in order to highlight the key role the... more...
- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2013; US$ 46.31
In der interdisziplinären Vertrauensforschung besteht ein breiter Konsens darüber, dass Vertrauen eng an die Bedingungen der Kommunikation gebunden ist. Trotz dieser Feststellung wurde die Rolle von Sprache für die Entwicklung von Vertrauen bisher nicht näher betrachtet. Diese Lücke zu schließen stellt eine Herausforderung für die Linguistik und das... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1990; US$ 203.00
The Danish scholar Jan Pinborg (1937-1982) made outstanding contributions to our understanding of medieval language study. The papers in this volume clearly demonstrate the wealth of Pinborg's scholarly interests and the extent of his influence.Though centered on medieval theories of grammar and language, the collection ranges in time from the fourth... more...