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Indo European (Indo Germanic) philology

  • Manuel de la philologie de l?éditionby David Trotter

    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...

  • Making Waves: The Story of Variationist Sociolinguisticsby Sali A. Tagliamonte

    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...

  • Lernerlexikographie und Wortschatzerwerbby Maren Runte

    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...

  • 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...

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

    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...

  • Humor in the Classroomby Nancy Bell; Anne Pomerantz

    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...

  • Diskursgrenzenby Philipp Dreesen

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    Widerstand ist eine zentrale (politische) Handlung, die grundsätzlich auf verschiedene Arten und Weisen geäußert werden kann. Linguistisch bedeutsam sind v. a. sprachbasierte Widerstandsaussagen, weil ihnen vielfach komplexe semiotische Produktions- und Rezeptionsprozesse zugrunde liegen. Die Untersuchung zeigt, dass es diskurslinguistisch... more...

  • Globalising Sociolinguisticsby Dick Smakman; Patrick Heinrich

    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...

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

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    Studies in Second and Foreign Language Education presents research on critical theoretical issues and empirical research which shape second and foreign language education. It provides a platform for the discussion of innovative and progressive curricular and teaching practice. The series includes work on: Theories and applications... 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...