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  • 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...

  • History of Linguistics 2002by Eduardo Guimarães; Diana Luz Pessoa de Barros

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 165.00

    This volume brings together a selection of revised papers, originally presented at ICHoLS IX (São 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...

  • History of Linguistics 2005by Douglas A. Kibbee

    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...

  • How to Use Corpora in Language Teachingby John McH. Sinclair

    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...

  • Individual Differences and Instructed Language Learningby Peter Robinson

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 143.00

    Second language learners differ in how successfully they adapt to, and profit from, instruction. This book aims to show that adaptation to L2 instruction, and subsequent L2 learning, is a result of the interaction between learner characteristics and learning contexts. Describing and explaining these interactions is fundamentally important to theories... more...

  • Language Centresby David Ingram

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 158.00

    Language centres serve an important role in the development and implementation of language policy and in supporting language teachers. This book describes five language centres, the Centre for Information on Language Teaching and Research (London), the European Centre for Modern Languages (Graz), the Regional Language Centre (Singapore), the National... 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...