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  • Research in Chinese as a Second Languageby Istvan Kecskes

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 114.99

    The series Trends in Applied Linguistics meets the challenges of the rapidly growing field of applied linguistics. In a very broad sense, applied linguistics is understoodby focusing on the application of theoretical linguistics to current problems arising in different contexts of human society. Given the interdisciplinary character... more...

  • Intercultural Pragmaticsby Istvan Kecskes

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 77.99

    In Intercultural Pragmatics , the first book on the subject, Istvan Kecskes establishes the foundations of the field, boldly combining the pragmatic view of cooperation with the cognitive view of egocentrism in order to incorporate emerging features of communication. more...

  • Explorations into Chinese as a Second Languageby Istvan Kecskes

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.29

    This volume explores how linguistic research can support the teaching and learning of Chinese as a second language. It responds to a rapidly growing interest in the Chinese language all over the world, and answers the need for a strong research background for the discipline. Without that, Chinese language learning remains only a unique experience... more...

  • Cognitive Aspects of Bilingualismby Istvan Kecskes; Liliana Albertazzi

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 176.81

    A unique feature of this book is that chapters favor that line of cognitive linguistics which makes a clear distinction between real world and projected world. Information conveyed by language must be about the projected world. Both the experimental results and the systematic claims in this volume call for a weak form of whorfianism. Also, chapters... more...

  • Intention, Common Ground and the Egocentric Speaker-Hearerby Istvan Kecskes; Jacob Mey

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 224.00

    Mouton Series in Pragmatics (MSP) is a timely response to the growing demand for innovative and authoritative monographs and edited volumes from all angles of pragmatics. Recent theoretical work on the semantics/pragmatics interface, applications of evolutionary biology to the study of language, and empirical work within cognitive and developmental... more...

  • Current Issues in Intercultural Pragmaticsby Istvan Kecskes; Stavros Assimakopoulos

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2017; US$ 143.00

    This article investigates the presence of adaptive management in a bilingual school setting in Madrid, Spain. The data supporting the research was obtained from a longitudinal corpus of classroom interaction over 6 years. The purpose of the study is to investigate the effect of pragmatic markers in teacher talk to avoid misunderstanding and show how... more...

  • Key Issues in Chinese as a Second Language Researchby Istvan Kecskes; Chaofen Sun

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    Key Issues in Chinese as a Second Language Research presents and discusses research projects that serve as theoretical grounding for improving the teaching and learning of Chinese as a second language (CSL) in order to help researchers and practitioners better understand the acquisition, development, and use of CSL. With the exception of the first... more...

  • Explorations in Pragmaticsby Istvan Kecskes; Laurence R. Horn

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 149.99

    Mouton Series in Pragmatics (MSP) is a timely response to the growing demand for innovative and authoritative monographs and edited volumes from all angles of pragmatics. Recent theoretical work on the semantics/pragmatics interface, applications of evolutionary biology to the study of language, and empirical work within cognitive and developmental... more...

  • Foreign Language and Mother Tongueby Istvan Kecskes; T?nde Papp

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 43.95

    This is the first book that discusses the effect of foreign language learning on first language processing. The authors argue that multilingual development is a dynamic and cumulative process characterized by transfer of different nature, and results in a common underlying conceptual base with two or more language channels that constantly interact... more...

  • Research Trends in Intercultural Pragmaticsby Istvan Kecskes; Jesús Romero-Trillo

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 149.99

    Mouton Series in Pragmatics (MSP) is a timely response to the growing demand for innovative and authoritative monographs and edited volumes from all angles of pragmatics. Recent theoretical work on the semantics/pragmatics interface, applications of evolutionary biology to the study of language, and empirical work within cognitive and developmental... more...