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- Channel View Publications 2011; US$ 35.00
Lexical errors are a determinant in gaining insight into vocabulary acquisition, vocabulary use and writing quality assessment. Lexical errors are very frequent in the written production of young EFL learners, but they decrease as learners gain proficiency. Misspellings are the most common category, but formal errors give way to semantic-based lexical... more...
- 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...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 54.00
This chapter explores the use of online discussion forums as a component of an Integrated Performance Assessment (IPA) (Adair-Hauck, Glisan, Koda, Swender, & Sandrock, 2006; Glisan, Uribe, & Adair-Hauck, 2007) within a (foreign) language curriculum. First, we examine the linguistic, discursive, and interactional versatility of discussion forums.... more...
- De Gruyter 2004; US$ 173.52
This book shows that the notions developed within the Cognitive Linguistics movement afford an insightful perspective on several important areas of second language acquisition and pedagogy. The key concepts commonly invoked in cognitive analyses such as the usage-based conception of grammar, the radial organization of categories, metaphors,... 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 2009; US$ 49.95
The present paper focuses on aspects of what has been labelled the ?grammar of conversation? in the Longman Grammar of Spoken and Written English (1999), i.e. syntactic features that are typical of spontaneous spoken language. Specifically, this paper will present some findings of three case studies of lexicogrammatical forms and structures in advanced... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 82.00
Studies on discourse and language learning originated in the field of general education and they focused on first language learning environments. However, since 1980s research on discourse and language learning broadened the scope of investigation to respond to second and foreign language environments. Recently, the emergence of new language learning... more...
- Channel View Publications 2009; US$ 39.95
Politics can be an important influence on educational developments and their deployment. This work looks at micropolitics, agendas and motivations of individuals within organisations. Chapters discuss background theory to grasping micropolitics, issues surrounding research and publication of political behaviour by individuals and institutions. more...
- Multilingual Matters 2004; US$ 59.95
Seven leading American and British scholars contribute four essays engaging with the political, cultural, and ideological questions raised in teaching and learning languages and intercultural communication. Coverage includes the suffering of international youth and the need to include them as central to any transformative notion of pedagogy of soci more...