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  • Collocations in a Learner Corpusby Nadja Nesselhauf

    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...

  • Computer Learner Corpora, Second Language Acquisition and Foreign Language Teachingby Sylviane Granger; Joseph Hung; Stephanie Petch-Tyson

    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...

  • Corpora and Language Learnersby Guy Aston; Silvia Bernardini; Dominic Stewart

    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...

  • History of Linguistics 2008by Gerda Hassler

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 180.00

    This volume contains a selection of papers presented at the 11th International Conference on the History of the Language Sciences (Potsdam 2008) which are especially representative of the concerns of the conference and its thematic range. The reflection about language and the individual languages has characterized cultures since ancient times and has... more...

  • 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...

  • Missionary Linguistics II / Lingüística misionera IIby Otto Zwartjes; Cristina Altman

    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...

  • Missionary Linguistics/Lingüística misioneraby Otto Zwartjes; Even Hovdhaugen

    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...

  • Papers in the History of Linguisticsby Hans Aarsleff; L.G. Kelly; Hans-Josef Niederehe

    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...

  • Toward a Historiography of Linguisticsby E.F.K. Koerner; Robert H. Robins

    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...

  • Essays in the History of Linguisticsby E.F.K. Koerner

    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...