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  • Foreign Language Research in Cross-Cultural Perspectiveby Kees de Bot; Ralph B. Ginsberg; Claire Kramsch

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 54.00

    This volume focuses on priorities for research in language pedagogy. The aim is to give an up-to-date overview of current thinking about important research issues such as the viability of large scale comparisons, the quantitative/qualitative research controversy, new trends in language testing and evaluation, and the role of different learning environments.... more...

  • Foreign Language Teacher's Guide to Active Learningby Deborah Blaz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95

    The easy-to-implement activities and strategies in this book will help middle and high school foreign language teachers enhance their students' success. It shows how to create a classroom in which students can actively experience, experiment and discover a foreign language. It applies brain research, multiple intelligences, alternative assessment,... more...

  • Formulaic Sequencesby Norbert Schmitt

    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...

  • Fraseología jurídica contrastiva español?alemánby Encarnación Tabares Plasencia

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 33.12

    En este volumen se presenta una pequeña muestra de los estudios que se están realizando en el ámbito de la fraseología jurídica contrastiva en la combinación lingüística español?alemán. Trabajos como estos son necesarios, sobre todo, por la laguna existente en este campo y por su importancia para parcelas científicas aplicadas como la Traductología.... more...

  • From Case to Adpositionby John Hewson; Vit Bubenik

    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...

  • Gestureby Steven G. McCafferty; Gale Stam

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 64.95

    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...

  • A Glance at the History of Linguisticsby Holger Pedersen; Caroline C. Henriksen; E.F.K. Koerner

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1983; US$ 158.00

    This volume presents a translation into English of Holger Pedersen?s Et Blik på Sprogvidenskabens Historie (Copenhagen 1916). In addition, it provides an introductory article by E.F.K. Koerner on Pedersen?s life and work, and a bibliography of his writings. more...

  • Globalising Sociolinguisticsby Dick Smakman; Patrick Heinrich

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book challenges the predominance of mainstream sociolinguistic theories by focusing on lesser known sociolinguistic systems, from regions of Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, South America, the European Mediterranean, and Slavic regions as well as specific speech communities such as those speaking Nivkh, Jamaican Creole, North Saami, and Central Yup?ik.... more...

  • Grammar and Philosophy in Late Antiquityby Anneli Luhtala

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 149.00

    This book examines the various philosophical influences contained in the ancient description of the noun. According to the traditional view, grammar adopted its philosophical categories in the second century B.C. and continued to make use of precisely the same concepts for over six hundred years, that is, until the time of Priscian (ca. 500). The standard... more...

  • Grammatical Change in Indo-European Languagesby Vit Bubenik; John Hewson; Sarah Rose

    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...