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Semantics

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  • WJEC GCSE English Language Teacher's Bookby Paula Adair; Gavin Browning; Jamie Rees; Jane Sheldon

    Hodder Education 2016; US$ 220.09

    Deliver engaging, differentiated lessons that meet the challenges of the new linear un-tiered specification using the expert guidance, classroom ideas and ready-made plans in this time-saving Teacher's Book. - Helps you navigate the new content and assessment requirements with ease, providing schemes of work, lesson plans and step-by-step teaching... more...

  • The Syntax and Semantics of Yoruba Nominal Expressionsby Oladiipo Ajiboye

    M and J Grand Orbit Communications 2016; US$ 38.00

    The Landmarks Series is a research and publications outfit funded by the Landmarks Research Foundation to publish recent outstanding doctoral dissertations on any aspect of Nigerian linguistics, languages, literatures and cultures. This study is a departer from most previous work on Yor�b� Grammar in the sense that rather than being purely a descriptive... more...

  • Semantics for Counting and Measuringby Susan Rothstein

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 88.00

    The book is an investigation of the semantics of counting and measuring, and its connection to the mass/count distinction from a theoretical and crosslinguistic perspective. more...

  • Crossroads Semanticsby Hilke Reckman; Lisa L.S. Cheng; Maarten Hijzelendoorn; Rint Sybesma

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2017; US$ 158.00

    Abstract This article discusses constructions of the type En maar zeuren! ‘You keep on nagging’, which express a negative attitude of the speaker towards the proposition expressed by the construction. We will argue that en ‘and’ should be seen as a regular conjunction conjoining a phonetically empty clause... more...

  • Motion and Space across Languagesby Iraide Ibarretxe-Antuñano

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2017; US$ 149.00

    The study of encoding of motion events is best approached as a search for potentially interacting factors, linguistic and non-linguistic. Every language presents a cluster of typological variables. In the domain of motion events, sets of variables co-occur in at least two major patterns (verb‑ and satellite-framed). These types are idealizations... more...

  • Robert Brandom's Normative Inferentialismby Giacomo Turbanti

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2017; US$ 149.00

    The philosophy of language of Robert Brandom is based on a theoretical structure composed of three main elements: the normative analysis of linguistic practices, the inferential characterization of conceptual contents and the expressive articulation of the relations between the former two. Normative pragmatics aims to explain how linguistic practices... more...

  • English Politeness and Classby Sara Mills

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 88.00

    A revealing account of politeness in conversation, focusing on the vital role it plays in maintaining class differences. more...

  • Do You Speak American?by Robert Macneil; William Cran

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 23.95

    Is American English in decline? Are regional dialects dying out? Is there a difference between men and women in how they adapt to linguistic variations? These questions, and more, about our language catapulted Robert MacNeil and William Cran—the authors (with Robert McCrum) of the language classic The Story of English —across the country in search... more...

  • Out of Orderby A. M. Jenkins

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99

    Colt's perfect life crumbles when his girlfriend breaks up with him and looming academic ineligibility threatens his baseball career. For a guy who gets by on his good looks and talent with a bat, Colt knows that he could be facing his toughest challenge ever. Just as she did in her acclaimed novel Damage, author A. M. Jenkins strikes to the heart... more...

  • Semiotik / Semiotics. 1. Teilbandby De Gruyter

    De Gruyter 1997; US$ 993.00

    The conceptualization of sign processes in all their variations as a unitary phenomenon connecting living nature with human culture and distinguishing them both from inanimate nature may serve as a key to providing the human, social, engineering, and natural sciences with a common theoretical basis for well-defined division of labor and... more...