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Indo European (Indo Germanic) philology

  • Pronunciation Fundamentalsby Tracey M. Derwing; Murray J. Munro

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 143.00

    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...

  • Proto-Indo-European Syntax and its Developmentby Leonid Kulikov; Nikolaos Lavidas

    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...

  • Diskursgrenzenby Philipp Dreesen

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    There has been virtually no previous linguistic research on resistance in East Germany. This study uses functional discourse analysis to categorize and assess the special, non-explicit pronouncements of resistance that took place on the streets of East Germany. Such resistance kept within the rules of the communist regime through deconstructive... more...

  • Politische und mediale Diskurseby Anja Hennemann; Claudia Schlaak

    Frank & Timme 2015; US$ 47.71

    Wie kommt die Krise in die Zeitung? Welche Taktik steckt hinter Wahlkampffloskeln? Und was sagt die Sprachwissenschaft dazu? Die Autoren dieses Buches analysieren den Diskurs zwischen Politik und Medien aus romanistisch-linguistischer Perspektive und stellen hier einige korpusgestützte Fallstudien vor. Sie untersuchen darin unter anderem Wahlkampfstrategien... more...

  • Transkategoriale Philologieby Barbara Ventarola

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2015; US$ 91.91

    Die vorliegende Studie entwirft die Konturen einer neuen Philologie, die es erlaubt, in bislang noch nicht dagewesener Weise der Komplexität und den pluralen, multi-dimensionalen Beziehungsgeflechten von Texten systematisch Rechnung zu tragen, ohne an analytischer Präzision und Differenziertheit zu verlieren ? und dies in einer kultur- und geschichtsübergreifenden... more...

  • The Indo-European Languagesby Anna Giacalone Ramat; Paolo Ramat

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 80.95

    First published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Enhancing Autonomy in Language Educationby Manuel Jiménez Raya; Flávia Vieira

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    The enhancement of autonomy in language education relies heavily on teachers? empowerment and agency as critical intellectuals and reflective practitioners. However, most teacher education programmes are still based on instrumental views of teacher development that undervalue professional experience and expertise. The authors set the... more...

  • Assessment and Autonomy in Language Learningby Carol J. Everhard; Linda Murphy

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    This book examines this contested relationship between assessment and autonomy from a number of perspectives in a variety of Higher Education language-learning contexts in Europe and the Far East. The contributors to the book describe research into assessment both for and as autonomy, as well as approaches to the assessment of autonomy itself.... more...

  • Developing Online Language Teachingby Regine Hampel; Ursula Stickler

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    When moving towards teaching online, teachers are confronted every day with issues such as online moderation, establishing social presence online, transitioning learners to online environments, giving feedback online. This book supports language teaching professionals and researchers who are keen to engage in online teaching and learning. more...

  • The Ecosystem of the Foreign Language Learnerby

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This volume examines selected aspects of the foreign language learning process from an ecological perspective, adopting a holistic view on complex interrelations among and within organisms (L2 language learners) and their milieus (family, school and society). First of all, the personal ecosystem of the learner is taken into consideration, whereby two... more...