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- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 280.00
Textual editing, especially for the Middle Ages, is the starting point for a good deal of what is done in historical linguistics. Editorial methods have an importance going far beyond theoretical considerations, and are of interest to scholars over and above those who edit texts. The aim of this volume is to present both the range of... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 54.95 US$ 47.62
Making Waves tells the human story of an academic field based on one-to-one interviews with 43 of the most famous scholars in Variationist Sociolinguistics. Explanations of concepts, ideas, good practice and sage advice come directly from the progenitors of the discipline. An authentic, inside story about the origins of Sociolinguistics... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00
Das Lernen bzw. der Erwerb des Wortschatzes ist die größte Hürde, welche ein Lernender in der Fremdsprache nehmen muss. Als Hilfsmittel stehen ihm dabei Lernerwörterbücher zur Seite, von denen immer wieder behauptet wird, sie tragen zum Wortschatzerwerb bei. Welche Voraussetzungen müssen jedoch gegeben sein, damit Lerner- zu Lernwörterbüchern... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 128.00
The Parametric Comparison Method (PCM, Guardiano & Longobardi 2005, Longobardi & Guardiano 2009) is grounded on the assumption that syntactic parameters are more appropriate than other traits for use as comparanda for historical reconstruction, because they are able to provide unambiguous correspondences and objective measurements, thus guaranteeing... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 49.95
The emergence of empirical approaches to L2 pronunciation research and teaching is a powerful fourth wave in the history of the field. Authored by two leading proponents of evidence-based instruction, this volume surveys both foundational and cutting-edge empirical work and pinpoints its ramifications for pedagogy. The authors begin by tracing the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95
Humor in the Classroom provides practical, research-based answers to questions that educational researchers and language teachers might have about the social and cognitive benefits that humor and language play afford in classroom discourse and additional language learning. The book considers the ways in which humor, language play, and creativity... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00
Language in Text and Discourse is an innovative state-of-the-art interdisciplinary series of monographs and edited collections that focus on cutting-edge linguistic studies at the interface between discourse and society including corpus approaches. This series is a forum for studies of language in interaction with other semiotic modes which address... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
This book challenges the predominance of mainstream sociolinguistic theories by focusing on lesser known sociolinguistic systems, from regions of Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, South America, the European Mediterranean, and Slavic regions as well as specific speech communities such as those speaking Nivkh, Jamaican Creole, North Saami, and Central Yup?ik.... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00
The book explores the idea that pedagogy for autonomy requires the integration of teacher and learner development and can be enhanced through a case-based approach in teacher education. A case-based approach values experiential professional learning and expands professional competences necessary to promote autonomy in schools: developing... more...