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- 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...
- 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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 191.07
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$ 137.95
The series contributes to the development of promising new approaches to the sociolinguistic, sociohistorical and linguistic anthropological study of social issues that centrally involve language. In particular, while still addressing the fundamental insights gleaned from variationist studies, foremost among which is the open-ended, heterogeneous... 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...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 158.00
This books aims to open up new perspectives in the study of language proficiency by bringing together current research from different fields in psychology and linguistics. All contributions start out from empirical studies, which are then related to applications in language assessment. The book also serves as a survey of recent developments in psycholinguistic... more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 148.56
This collection provides an overview of present-day research on copulative clauses and copulative verbs. They center on the classification of copulative clauses, the various meanings and the diachronic development of copulative verbs, and quasi-copulative constructions in German and their equivalents in English, Hungarian, German sign... more...
- De Gruyter 1996; US$ 116.72
Just as every society has its social stratification, so linguistics has its more elevated disciplines and its less reputable areas. Many of the really exciting issues are banished into the remoter domains of the sub-disciplines or get ignored altogether. This applies above all to questions of 'right' and 'wrong', 'pleasing' and 'ugly',... more...