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  • Dependenz und Valenz / Dependency and Valency. 1. Halbbandby De Gruyter

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 769.00

    "Dependenz" als grammatisches Konzept, das die gerichtete Verkettung von Wörtern zum Ausgang nimmt, und "Valenz" als komplementäre Annahme, dass Wörter Leerstellen um sich eröffnen, die zu füllen sind, haben sich als sehr fruchtbare grammatische Ansätze erwiesen, mit denen die Grundstruktur von Sätzen und auch die Ausbaumöglichkeiten... more...

  • Pragmatics and Non-Verbal Communicationby Tim Wharton

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 37.00

    Examines non-verbal behaviours from a pragmatic perspective, establishing the role they play in our communication. more...

  • A Hybrid Theory of Metaphorby Dr Markus Tendahl

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 125.00

    A provoking new approach to how we understand metaphors thoroughly comparing and contrasting the claims made by relevance theorists and cognitive linguists. The resulting hybrid theory shows the complementarity of many positions as well as the need and possibility of achieving a broader and more realistic theory of our understanding. more...

  • What Student Writing Teaches Usby Mark Overmeyer

    Stenhouse Publishers 2009; US$ 20.99

    The earlier that teachers think about instruction, and the sooner that students self-assess their progress, the better the final writing product will be.  What Student Writing Teaches Us: Formative Assessment in the Writing Workshop  provides practical suggestions for teachers of writing. This book offers no “easy” solutions, because assessing writing... more...

  • The Practice of Critical Discourse Analysis: an Introductionby Meriel Bloor; Thomas Bloor

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    This book provides an introduction to the aims, theories and practices of critical discourse analysis (CDA). It is mainly concerned with the linguistic aspects of CDA. It provides an introduction to the different types of language analysis that are employed in CDA (frequency analysis, coversation, transitivity and reference, and figurative language,... more...

  • Doing Pragmaticsby Peter Grundy

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    Doing Pragmatics achieved success through its unparalleled capacity to render pragmatics truly accessible to students. Embracing the comprehensive and engaging style which characterised the previous editions, the third edition is fully revised and expanded. Grundy consolidates the strengths of the original version, reinforcing its unique combination... more...

  • Prozesse sprachlicher Verstärkungby Rüdiger Harnisch

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 114.99

    Die Buchreihe Linguistik – Impulse & Tendenzen (LIT) ist ein attraktives Forum für hochwertige Arbeiten zur Sprachwissenschaft – insbesondere zur germanistischen Linguistik. Sie sucht aktuelle Tendenzen aufzunehmen und widerzuspiegeln, gleichzeitig aber wegweisende Impulse für das Fach und seine weitere Entwicklung zu geben. Im Fokus steht die... more...

  • Event Representation in Language and Cognitionby Jürgen Bohnemeyer; Eric Pederson

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 29.00

    Examines new research into how the mind deals with the experience of events. more...

  • Comparisons and Contrastsby Richard S. Kayne

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 57.99

    A collection of 11 of Richard Kayne's recent articles in theoretical syntax, with an emphasis on comparative syntax, which uses syntactic differences among languages to probe the properties of the human language faculty. more...

  • The Facts On File Guide to Researchby Jeff Lenburg

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 66.00

    The Facts On File Guide to Research, Second Edition is the most comprehensive guide available to conducting thorough and accurate research. It includes detailed lists of thousands of resources and explains general research methods and proper citation of sources. This expanded and updated edition contains new information on Internet research, including... more...