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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 180.00
This paper aims at presenting Harris’ use of information theory as a specific case of transfer of mathematical concepts and methods into linguistics. First, it will show that distributional analysis had characteristics which made it particularly receptive to some aspects of information theory, such as the special status of repetition... more...
- 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...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 173.00
This is the second volume to be dedicated to the pioneering linguistic work produced by the religious missionaries who, within the scope of the European colonial enterprises along the period 1550?1850, described dozens of autochthonous languages, many of which are only known today thanks to their endeavours. The twelve papers joint in the present volume... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 173.00
When the first European missionaries arrived on other continents, it was decided that the indigenous languages would be used as the means of christianization. There emerged the need to produce grammars and dictionaries of those languages. The study of this linguistic material has so far not received sufficient attention in the field of linguistic... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1987; US$ 320.00
This volume presents a selection of ? slightly revised versions ? of papers from the third International Conference on the History of the Language Sciences (ICHoLS III), Princeton, 1984. The papers are organized under the following headings: I Generalia; II Classical Period; III Medieval Period; IV Renaissance; V 17th Century; VI 18th Century; VII... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1978; US$ 158.00
The papers brought together in the present volume represent the essence of the author?s reflections on issues concerning linguistic historiography and of particular investigations in 19th and 20th century linguistic thought. The papers are clustered in three sections: I. Towards a Historiography of Linguistics, II. Appraisals of Individual Scholars,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 149.00
The present volume follows the author's tradition of bringing together at certain intervals selections of articles which more often than not had previously been published in not easily accessible places, or which had not been published before. These papers do not typically represent mere reprints but in most instances thoroughly revised versions.This... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 188.00
The papers in this volume present a colourful picture of the range of research currently being undertaken in the field of the history of linguistics, with contribution both from established scholars and from younger researchers. The volume is organised on a geographical basis, with sections devoted to a number of different traditions in linguistics... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 50.00
Short-listed for the British Council Innovation Awards 2004 that promote and reward excellence in English Language Teaching Designing Language Teaching Tasks provides a research-based account of how experienced teachers and task designers prepare activities for use in the language classroom. It gives detailed information on the procedures which... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 20.96
Die Weiterentwicklung der Grundschule wird unter kontroversen Aspekten diskutiert. Soll sich die Grundschule zur Sicherung von Bildungskontinuität stärker an den spielerisch erfahrungsorientierten Bildungs- und Lernkonzepten von Kindertagesstätten ausrichten, wie beispielsweise aktuell in der jahrgangsgemischten Schuleingangsstufe beobachtbar ist?... more...