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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1983; US$ 158.00
This study examines specific implications of the considerable overlap in methodology and theory of 19th-century geology and philology. Recognition of this overlap is indispensable to a complete understanding of philology?s development into the more empirical science of linguistics, especially as this empiricism culminates in the neogrammarian doctrine... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 188.00
This wide-ranging book presents the linguistic achievements of four major cultures to readers presumably conversant with modern theoretical linguistics. The chapter on India discusses in detail Pāṇini's (c. 400 B.C.) grammar Ast-adhy-ay-i as well as the work of his commentators Kātyāyana, Patanjali, and Bhartṛhari. In the... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1980; US$ 158.00
The aim of the colloquium, from which this volume derives, was to bring together approaches from general linguistics and language reconstruction, to show how these can benefit from eachother. Although the focus was on Indo-European languages, other language families were present in the discussion, as typological insights may provide useful parallels... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1993; US$ 267.00
This volume offers an important contribution to the comparative historical study of languages. Most of the articles deal with topics concerning the Indo-European proto-language as well as the individual languages descended from it. Essays in Finno-Ugric philology complete the volume. The book is divided in 8 sections: I. Indo-European, II. Anatolian,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1982; US$ 210.00
This volume presents a selection of the best papers from the Fifth International Conference on Historical Linguistics (ICHL), which was held in Galway, April 6?10 1981. These papers provide an overview of work in the field of historical linguistics, covering a wide variety of topics and languages. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 195.00
This monograph presents a general picture of the evolution of IE verbal systems within a coherent cognitive framework. The work encompasses all the language families of the IE phylum, from prehistory to present day languages. Inspired by the ideas of Roman Jakobson and Gustave Guillaume the authors relate tense and aspect to underlying cognitive processes,... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 190.30
This selection of papers includes material on cutting-edge developments in the field of learning and teaching second and foreign languages. It covers a huge range of topics from the sociocultural aspects of language acquisition to classroom-oriented research. more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 137.40
The volume explores how globalization creates new identity options for language learners, and it considers what implications this has for language learning, teaching, and use. The chapters investigate how transnationlism, intercultural contact zones, and globalized media shape learners' identities as they learn and use additional languages.... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 68.95 US$ 59.76
This revised and expanded edition provides a comprehensive overview of comparative Indo-European linguistics and the branches of the Indo-European language family, covering both linguistic and cultural material. Now offering even greater coverage than the first edition, it is the definitive introduction to the field. Updated, corrected, and expanded... more...
- Channel View Publications 2011; US$ 35.00
Developing the ability to speak in a foreign language is an arduous task. This is because it involves the mastery of different language subsystems, simultaneous focus on comprehension and production, and the impact of a range of social factors. This challenge is further compounded in situations in which learners have limited access to the target language.... more...