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Auroux, Sylvain; Koerner, E.F.K.; Niederehe, Hans-Josef; Versteegh, Kees: History of the Language Sciences / Geschichte der Sprachwissenschaften / Histoire des sciences du langage. 2. TeilbandDe Gruyter 2001; US$ 657.00
Volume 2 treats, in great detail and, at times quite innovatively, the individual stages of development of the study of language as an autonomous discipline, from the growing awareness in 17th and 18th century Europe of genetic relationships among a host of languages to the establishment of comparative-historical Indo-European linguistics in the 19th... more...
Auroux, Sylvain; Koerner, E.F.K.; Niederehe, Hans-Josef; Versteegh, Kees: History of the Language Sciences / Geschichte der Sprachwissenschaften / Histoire des sciences du langage. 3. TeilbandDe Gruyter 2006; US$ 699.00
Writing in English, German, or French, more than 300 authors provide a historical description of the beginnings and of the early and subsequent development of thinking about language and languages within the relevant historical context. The gradually emerging institutions concerned with the study, organisation, documentation, and distribution are considered... more...
- 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$ 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...
- De Gruyter 2004; US$ 196.00
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, or cultural... 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$ 149.00
The articles in this edited volume represent a broad coverage of areas. They discuss the role and effectiveness of corpora and corpus-linguistic techniques for language teaching but also deal with broader issues such as the relationship between corpora and second language teaching and how the different perspectives of foreign language teachers and... 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...