Books by Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Co

    Linguistics of Sign Languages

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    Corpus Stylistics as Contextual Prosodic Theory and Subtext

    By Marija Milojkovic

    Hardback £77.16

    The volume presents Louw's Contextual Prosodic Theory from its beginnings to its newest applications. It journeys from delexicalisation and relexicalisation into Semantic Prosody and then to the heart of its contextual requirements within collocation and the thinking of J.R. Firth. Once there, it moves much of Firth's and Malinowski's thinking...

    Implicit and Explicit Learning of Languages

    Paperback £27.96

    Implicit learning is a fundamental feature of human cognition. Many essential skills, including language comprehension and production, intuitive decision making, and social interaction, are largely dependent on implicit unconscious knowledge. Given its relevance, it is not surprising that the study of implicit learning plays a central role in the cognitive...

    Pronunciation Fundamentals

    By Tracey M. Derwing

    Paperback £26.26

    The emergence of empirical approaches to L2 pronunciation research and teaching is a powerful fourth wave in the history of the field. Authored by two leading proponents of evidence-based instruction, this volume surveys both foundational and cutting-edge empirical work and pinpoints its ramifications for pedagogy. The authors begin by tracing...

    Semantics of Chinese Music

    By Adrian Tien

    Hardback £73.01

    Music is a widely enjoyed human experience. It is, therefore, natural that we have wanted to describe, document, analyse and, somehow, grasp it in language. This book surveys a representative selection of musical concepts in Chinese language, i.e. words that describe, or refer to, aspects of Chinese music. Important as...

    Pragmatics of Discourse Coherence

    Hardback £77.16

    Intersubjectivity and Intersubjectification in Grammar and Discourse: Theoretical and descriptive advances

    Hardback Save £4.64 = £66.36

    Recent years saw a growing interest in the study of subjectivity, as the linguistic expression of speaker involvement. Intersubjectivity, defined by Traugott as "the linguistic expression of a speakerwriter's attention to the hearerreader," on the other hand, has so far received little explicit attention in its own right, let alone...

    Motivation and Foreign Language Learning

    Hardback £70.44

    Motivation is a key aspect of second language learning. There is no doubt that abstract models are basic to gain theoretical insights into motivation; however, teachers and researchers demand comprehensible explanations for motivation that can help them to improve their everyday teaching and research. The aim of this book is...

    Processing Perspectives on Task Performance

    Paperback £26.26

    Understanding how second language task-based performance can be raised is vital for progress with task-based approaches to instruction. This book is suitable for students in psycholinguistics, second language acquisition, and task-based language teaching.

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