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Semantics

  • 'COME' and 'GO' off the Beaten Grammaticalization Pathby Maud Devos; Jenneke van der Wal

    De Gruyter Mouton 2014; US$ 149.99

    The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks as well as studies that provide new insights by building bridges to neighbouring fields such as neuroscience and cognitive science. The series considers itself a forum for cutting-edge research based on solid empirical data on language... more...

  • "Happiness" and "Pain" across Languages and Culturesby Cliff Goddard; Zhengdao Ye

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2016; US$ 128.00

    This chapter examines the words and constructions that Koromu speakers (PNG) use to talk about tare ‘hurt/pain’ and other painful sensations. It also reflects on links to cultural and environmental influences in daily life and key life events, environmental knowledge and traditional health care. Terms such as warike ‘be/feel bad’,... more...

  • 'The Lament for the South'by William T. Jr Graham

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 33.00

    The Ai Chiang-nan fu by the sixth-century poet Yu Hsin deserves study both for its literary merits and for its uniqueness. more...

  • 'Volk' bei Otto von Bismarckby Szilvia Odenwald-Varga

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 238.00

    Die historisch-semantische Studie untersucht Otto von Bismarcks Verwendung des Terminus Volk und seiner Synonyme wie Nation oder Stamm und fragt, in welchen Argumentationsmustern Bismarck solche Ausdrücke typischerweise zur Durchsetzung seiner politischen Intentionen einsetzt. Für die Analyse werden methodisch zwei Ansätze ‑ ein semasiologisch-onomasiologisch... more...

  • (In)Appropriate Online Behaviorby Jenny Arendholz

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 143.00

    This descriptive and comprehensive study on the discursive struggle over interpersonal relations in online message boards is located at the fascinating interface of pragmatics and computer-mediated discourse – a research area which has so far not attracted much scientific interest. It sets out to shed light on the question how interpersonal relations... more...

  • (Mis)Representing Islamby John Richardson

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 54.00

    (Mis)Representing Islam explores and illustrates how élite broadsheet newspapers are implicated in the production and reproduction of anti-Muslim racism. The book approaches journalistic discourse as the inseparable combination of ‘social practices’, ‘discursive practices’ and the ‘texts’ themselves from a perspective which fuses Critical Discourse... more...

  • (Re)presentations and Dialogueby François Cooren; Alain Létourneau

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 149.00

    This study pertains to the field of studies on Textual Genetics and Enunciation Linguistics and is aimed at analyzing the forms of representation of verbal erasures occurring during the writing process of a story made up by two Brazilian pupils (7 years old). Having assumed “haphazardness” and “dialogism” as the central phenomena... more...

  • 1001 Humorous Illustrations for Public Speakingby Michael Hodgin

    Zondervan 2010; US$ 9.74

    Drawn from a broad array of sources, topics in this compilation range from Ability and Acceptance to Words, Work, and Worship. more...

  • 101 Inclusive and SEN English Lessonsby Claire Brewer; Kate Bradley

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 22.95

    These simple and creative activities and lesson plans, created to teach the National Curriculum, gives you new ideas for teaching English to inclusive classrooms. Encourage every child to achieve their best results through the easily adaptable and fun activities. more...

  • 11+ English Practice Papers 1by Victoria Burrill

    Hodder Education 2016; US$ 12.99

    Practice papers to test pupils ahead of pre-tests and 11+ independent school entrance exams. Includes six model papers, each containing a comprehension and a writing paper that includes a total of 67 comprehension questions and 12 writing tasks. - Develops and perfects exam technique for all major pre-tests and 11+ independent school exams including... more...