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  • Small Corpus Studies and ELTby Mohsen Ghadessy; Alex Henry; Robert L. Roseberry

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 195.00

    Recent developments in this field of small corpus studies, largely brought about by the personal computer, have yielded remarkable insights into the nature and use of real language. This book presents work by a number of leading researchers in the field and covers a series of topics directly related to language teaching and language research. The ultimate... more...

  • Vocabulary in a Second Languageby Paul Bogaards; Batia Laufer

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 54.00

    The eleven chapters of Vocabulary in a Second Language are written by the world’s leading researchers in the field of vocabulary studies in second language acquisition. Each chapter presents experimental research leading to new conclusions about and insights into the selection, the learning and teaching, or the testing of vocabulary knowledge in... more...

  • History of Linguistics 2008by Gerda Hassler; Gesina Volkmann

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 180.00

    This paper aims at presenting Harris’ use of information theory as a specific case of transfer of mathematical concepts and methods into linguistics. First, it will show that distributional analysis had characteristics which made it particu­larly receptive to some aspects of information theory, such as the special status of repe­tition... more...

  • Foreign Language Research in Cross-Cultural Perspectiveby Kees de Bot; Ralph B. Ginsberg; Claire Kramsch

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 54.00

    This volume focuses on priorities for research in language pedagogy. The aim is to give an up-to-date overview of current thinking about important research issues such as the viability of large scale comparisons, the quantitative/qualitative research controversy, new trends in language testing and evaluation, and the role of different learning environments.... more...

  • Missionary Linguistics II / Lingüística misionera IIby Otto Zwartjes; Cristina Altman

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 173.00

    This is the second volume to be dedicated to the pioneering linguistic work produced by the religious missionaries who, within the scope of the European colonial enterprises along the period 1550–1850, described dozens of autochthonous languages, many of which are only known today thanks to their endeavours. The twelve papers joint in the present volume... more...

  • Missionary Linguistics/Lingüística misioneraby Otto Zwartjes; Even Hovdhaugen

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 173.00

    When the first European missionaries arrived on other continents, it was decided that the indigenous languages would be used as the means of christianization. There emerged the need to produce grammars and dictionaries of those languages. The study of this linguistic material has so far not received sufficient attention in the field of linguistic... more...

  • Papers in the History of Linguisticsby Hans Aarsleff; L.G. Kelly; Hans-Josef Niederehe

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1987; US$ 320.00

    This volume presents a selection of – slightly revised versions – of papers from the third International Conference on the History of the Language Sciences (ICHoLS III), Princeton, 1984. The papers are organized under the following headings: I Generalia; II Classical Period; III Medieval Period; IV Renaissance; V 17th Century; VI 18th Century; VII... more...

  • Toward a Historiography of Linguisticsby E.F.K. Koerner; Robert H. Robins

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1978; US$ 158.00

    The papers brought together in the present volume represent the essence of the author’s reflections on issues concerning linguistic historiography and of particular investigations in 19th and 20th century linguistic thought. The papers are clustered in three sections: I. Towards a Historiography of Linguistics, II. Appraisals of Individual Scholars,... more...

  • Essays in the History of Linguisticsby E.F.K. Koerner

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 149.00

    The present volume follows the author's tradition of bringing together at certain intervals selections of articles which more often than not had previously been published in not easily accessible places, or which had not been published before. These papers do not typically represent mere reprints but in most instances thoroughly revised versions.This... more...

  • History of Linguistics 1996by David Cram; Andrew R. Linn; Elke Nowak

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 188.00

    The papers in this volume present a colourful picture of the range of research currently being undertaken in the field of the history of linguistics, with contribution both from established scholars and from younger researchers. The volume is organised on a geographical basis, with sections devoted to a number of different traditions in linguistics... more...