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- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 57.95
This book demonstrates the vital connection between language and gesture, and why it is critical for research on second language acquisition to take into account the full spectrum of communicative phenomena. The study of gesture in applied linguistics is just beginning to come of age. This edited volume, the first of its kind, covers a broad range... 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...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 210.00
The volume focuses on the Latin tracts produced in Paris around 1270 by the Danes Martinus and Boethius de Dacia on what is known as ?modistic grammar.? The contours of this ?medieval linguistics? become clear in the comparison with two further approaches to linguistic theory - four tracts by medieval Icelandic grammarians and Saussure?s ?Cours de... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 65.80
African literary theory has recently gained immensely from an emerging multitude of perspectives and scholarly approaches. This volume offers a welcome opportunity to assess trends in the twenty-first centurys discourse on African literature: Twelve different articles treat such lively issues as modernity, nation, civil society, postcolonial... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 147.00
Formulaic sequences (FS) are now recognized as an essential element of language use. However, research on FS has generally been limited to a focus on description, or on the place of FS in L1 acquisition. This volume opens new directions in FS research, concentrating on how FS are acquired and processed by the mind, both in the L1 and L2. The ten original... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 195.00
In the historical development of many languages of the IE phylum the loss of inflectional morphology led to the development of a configurational syntax, where syntactic position marked syntactic role. The first of these configurations was the adposition (preposition or postposition), which developed out of the uninflected particle/preverbs in the older... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 158.00
The product of a group of scholars who have been working on new directions in Historical Linguistics, this book is focused on questions of grammatical change, and the central issue of grammaticalization in Indo-European languages. Several studies examine particular problems in specific languages, but often with implications for the IE phylum as a whole.... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 165.00
This volume brings together a selection of revised papers, originally presented at ICHoLS IX (S„o Paulo/Campinas). The papers in the first section deal with studies ranging from the Latin model in post-Renaissance grammars to new scientific propositions at the turn of the 19th century; the second part carries articles devoted to a variety of topics... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 195.00
As each period in the history of the language sciences has chosen to focus on different key questions, the study of that history promises to open our eyes to the variety of interesting questions that can be asked, and answered ? taking off the blinders of contemporary preoccupations. September 1?5, 2005, linguists from twenty-five countries gathered... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 143.00
After decades of being overlooked, corpus evidence is becoming an important component of the teaching and learning of languages. Above all, the profession needs guidance in the practicalities of using corpora, interpreting the results and applying them to the problems and opportunities of the classroom. This book is intensely practical, written mainly... more...