Author: Martin Elsig
Publisher: John Benjamins Pub Co
Keywords: variation, system, studies, language, interrogative, time, across, space, grammatical, french
Number of Pages: 280
Published: 2009-03-15
List price: $158.00
ISBN-10: 9027234833
ISBN-13: 9789027234834

Authors:Ana Deumert, Wim Vandenbussche,
Publisher: John Benjamins Pub Co
Keywords: studies, language, society, impact, present, standardizations, past, germanic
Number of Pages: 475
Published: 2003-12-01
List price: unknow
ISBN-10: 9027218560
ISBN-13: 9789027218568

The idea that standardization constitutes a specific type of sociolinguistic change which is best investigated on the basis of systematic, historical comparisons is not a new one. However, it has rarely been explored systematically on the basis of comparative analysis. The aim of this book is therefore to provide a comprehensive and comparative introduction to the standardization process of the Germanic languages.

Author: Alister H. Cumming
Publisher: John Benjamins Pub Co
Keywords: language, learning, teaching, instructors, students, academic, writing, esl, goals
Number of Pages: 204
Published: 2006-08-10
List price: unknow
ISBN-10: 9027219710
ISBN-13: 9789027219718

Author: Senko K. Maynard
Publisher: John Benjamins Pub Co
Keywords: voice, pragmatics, new, series, perspective, multiplicity, creativity, japanese, discourse, exploring, linguistic
Number of Pages: 356
Published: 2007-07-13
List price: $165.00
ISBN-10: 9027254028
ISBN-13: 9789027254023

Authors:Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald, R. M. W. Dixon,
Publisher: John Benjamins Pub Co
Keywords: studies, language, typological, millennium, dialogue, new, perspectives
Number of Pages: 363
Published: 2003-02-28
List price: $195.00
ISBN-10: 9027253560
ISBN-13: 9789027253569

The formal treatment of the semantics and pragmatics of dialogue became possible through a series of breakthroughs in foundational methodology. There is broad consensus on a couple of issues, like the fact that some variety of dynamic theory is necessary to capture certain characteristics of dialogue. Other matters still are disputed. This volume contains papers both of foundational and applied orientation. It is the result of one of a series of specialized Workshops on Formal Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue that took place in 2001. One can therefore truly say that it mirrors both the sta

Author: Frank Hakemulder
Publisher: John Benjamins Pub Co
Keywords: publications, utrecht, general, comparative, literature, sato, charlene, attitudes, genesis, discourse, studies, celebrating, creole
Number of Pages: 214
Published: 2000-06-15
List price: $158.00
ISBN-10: 9027252424
ISBN-13: 9789027252425

This academic study begins by focusing on the genesis and development of pidgin languages and creoles. Further sections deal with attitudes to creole varieties, and with the related question of the place of such varieties in local schools.

Authors:Bengt Altenberg, Sylviane Granger,
Publisher: John Benjamins Pub Co
Keywords: studies, corpus, linguistics, substrates, emotional, sentiment, cultural, constructions, languages
Number of Pages: 349
Published: 2002-05-03
List price: $165.00
ISBN-10: 902725138X
ISBN-13: 9789027251381

Working from Radcliffe-Brown’s landmark concept of social sentiments, anthropologists and linguists examine pragmatic and cognitive dimensions of emotion-language in several societies. Topics covered include language primordialism, referential language praxis and female discourse, amongst others.
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