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  • Discourse Intonation in L2by Dorothy M. Chun

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 128.00

    Intonation, rhythm, and general “melody” of language are among the first aspects of speech that infants attend to and produce themselves. Yet, these same features are among the last to be mastered by adult L2 learners. Why is this, and how can L2 learners be helped? This book first presents the latest linguistic theories of intonation,... more...

  • Electronic Discourse in Language Learning and Language Teachingby Lee B. Abraham; Lawrence Williams

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 143.00

    New technologies are constantly transforming traditional notions of language use and literacy in online communication environments. While previous research has provided a foundation for understanding the use of new technologies in instructed second language environments, few studies have investigated new literacies and electronic discourse beyond the... more...

  • The Emergence of the Modern Language Sciencesby Sheila Embleton; John E. Joseph; Hans-Josef Niederehe

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 188.00

    Although it is widely thought that structural linguistics began abruptly with the publication of Saussure's 'revolutionary' Course in General Linguistics , the work of E. F. K. Koerner has demonstrated that Saussure, for all his originality, remained true to the basic tenets of his 19th-century predecessors. In this volume, the development of modern... more...

  • The Emergence of the Modern Language Sciencesby Sheila Embleton; John E. Joseph; Hans-Josef Niederehe

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 188.00

    Alongside considerable continuity, 20th-century diachronic linguistics has seen substantial shifts in outlook and procedure from the 19th-century paradigm. Our understanding of what is really new and what is recycled owes a great debt to E. F. K. Koerner's minutely researched interpretations of the work of the field's founders and key transitional... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...