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Studies in Text and Discourse

Mammadov, Azad.
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(2018)  | 9781527504059 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 150pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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This book covers a broad range of issues in the studies of text and discourse. It combines a theoretical framework with empirical engagement, and brings together various approaches to these two phenomena from the structural, functional and cognitive perspectives. While this topic has been widely discussed...

Features and processing in agreement.

Mancini, Simona.
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(2018)  | 9781527505735 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 170pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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"How do we comprehend language? Does our brain differentiate among the different types of grammatical and conceptual information that each sentence we read and listen to contains? Are these mechanisms sensitive to cross-linguistic similarities and differences? To answer these questions, this book provides...

Threatening in english : a mixed method approach.

Muschalik, Julia.
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(2018)  | 9789027256898 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 260pp | Availability last checked: 29/11/2017
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Threatening is among the less pleasant "things we do with words," but, together with other conflictive speech acts, it seems to play a central role in communication. Yet, little is still known about how and when exactly speakers threaten. The present volume addresses this void by giving an in-depth...

Visual and Linguistic Representations of Places of Origin: An Interdisciplinary Analysis

Pozzato, Maria Pia.
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(2018)  | 9783319688572 | Springer | hbk. | book | x, 302pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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Introduction; Maria Pia Pozzato.- Part I : Maps, Place of Origin, Identity: Underlying Cultural Models.- Inter Media Editing in the Representations of Places of Origin; Enzo D’Armenio.- The Representation of the Places of Origin: a Geographical Perspective; Emanuele Frixa.- Navigating Maps of Memories;...

Multimodal Pragmatics and Translation: A New Model for Source Text Analysis

Dicerto, Sara.
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(2017)  | 9783319693439 | Springer | hbk. | book | xi, 178pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This book proposes a new model for the translation-oriented analysis of multimodal source texts. The author guides the reader through semiotics, multimodality, pragmatics and translation studies on a quest for the meaning-making mechanics of texts that combine images and words. She openly challenges...

Material Discourse—Materialist Analysis: Approaches in Discourse Studies

SCHWAB, Schwab Beetz. , Beetz, Johannes. Schwab, Veit.
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(2017)  | 9781498558150 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 192pp | Availability last checked: 29/12/2017
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Material Discourse – Materialist Analysis explores the entanglement ofmaterial realities and discourse and shows how a materialist discourse analysiscan be put into practice. A cognate concern for language and discourse, as wellas well as materiality and materialism can look back on a long tradition...

Bilingualism : a framework for understanding the mental lexicon.

Goral, Mira. Libben, Gary. Libben, Maya.
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(2017)  | 9789027243775 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 270pp | Availability last checked: 13/12/2017
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In the world today, bilingualism is more common than monolingualism. Thus, the default mental lexicon may in fact be the bilingual lexicon. More than ever, social and technological innovation have created a situation in which lexical knowledge may change dramatically throughout an individual's lifetime....

Descriptor Revision: Belief Change through Direct Choice

Hansson, Sven Ove.
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(2017)  | 9783319530604 | Springer | hbk. | book | xviii, 239pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This book provides a critical examination of how the choice of what to believe is represented in the standard model of belief change. In particular the use of possible worlds and infinite remainders as objects of choice is critically examined.Descriptors are introduced as a versatile tool for expressing...

Psychology of Bilingualism: The Cognitive and Emotional World of Bilinguals

Ardila, Alfredo. Cieślicka, Anna B. Heredia, Roberto R. Rosselli, Monica.
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(2017)  | 9783319640976 | Springer | hbk. | book | xv, 312pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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Preface SECTION I: THE INTERNAL WORLD OF THE BILINGUAL PERSON 1. Linguistic relativity in conceptual metaphors (Yanli Huang& Chi-Shing Tse, Department of Educational Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong) 2. Inner speech in bilinguals: The example of calculation abilities...

Language Acquisition at the Interfaces: Proceedings of GALA 2015

Choi, Jiyoung. Demirdache, Hamida. Lungu, Oana. Voeltzel, Laurence. , Choi, Jiyoung. Demirdache, Hamida. Lungu, Oana. Voeltzel, Laurence.
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(2017)  | 9781527503366 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 345pp | Availability last checked: 1/12/2017
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This volume is a collection of papers presented at the 12th Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition Conference held at the University of Nantes, France, in 2015. Language acquisition, a field of inquiry that has witnessed continuous growth during the past four decades, is central to building a...

The Acquisition of Verbs at the Syntax-Semantics Interface: Early Predicates

Lorusso, Paolo.
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(2017)  | 9781527503335 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 285pp | Availability last checked: 1/12/2017
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This book presents theoretical and experimental analyses of the nature of early verbs. At around the age of two years old, children start to combine words and produce their first verbs. Verbal items appear later than nouns in a child’s speech and refer to the relational concepts in the world that are...

Metonymy and Word-Formation: Their Interactions and Complementation

Brdar, Mario.
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(2017)  | 9781527503205 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 259pp | Availability last checked: 1/12/2017
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This book deals with the interplay between word-formation and metonymy. It shows that, like metaphor, metonymy interacts in important ways with morphological structure, but also warns us against a virtually unconstrained conception of metonymy. The central claim here is that word-formation and metonymy...

The Social and Political History of Southern Africa's Languages

Kamusella, Tomasz. Ndhlovu, Finex.
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(2017)  | 9781137015921 | Springer Palgrave | hbk. | book | liii, 372pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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Chapter 1. Introduction: Linguistic and Cultural Imperialism, Alas; Tomasz Kamusella & Finex NdhlovuChapter 2. Afrikaans; Johanita KirstenChapter 3. Bemba; Joseph M. MwansaChapter 4. Chiikuhane; Ndana Ndana and Andy ChebanneChapter 5. English in Southern Africa; Finex Ndhlovu and Liqhwa P. SizibaChapter...

 

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