Language Learning, Discourse and Cognition

Studies in the tradition of Andrea Tyler

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| Texas A&M University-Commerce
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Language Learning, Discourse and Cognition: Studies in the tradition of Andrea Tyler comprises a collection of original empirically and theoretically motivated studies at the nexus of discourse analysis, cognitive linguistics and second language learning. The thematic relationships between these subfields and links between the studies are laid out in introductory and concluding chapters. This edited volume is intended for both researchers and graduate students in linguistics and second language learning and teaching.
[Human Cognitive Processing, 64]  2018.  ix, 317 pp.
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Table of Contents
List of contributors
vii–viii
Acknowledgements
ix
Introduction. Discourse and cognitive perspectives on language learning
Lucy Pickering and Vyvyan Evans
1–8
Part I. Discourse perspectives
Chapter 1. Culture, gender, ethnicity, identity in discourse: Exploring cross-cultural communicative competence in American university contexts
Catherine Evans Davies
11–36
Chapter 2. Discourse management strategies revisited: Building on Tyler’s early insights regarding international teaching assistant comprehensibility
Gordon Tapper, Grazyna Drzazga, Maria Mendoza and Jennifer C. Grill
37–62
Chapter 3. Senior confessions: Narratives of self-disclosure
Diana Boxer
63–82
Part II. Cognitive perspectives
Chapter 4. The speech went on (and on) as Kerry dozed off (*and off): A conceptual grammar approach to on and off
Susan Strauss, Heesun Chang and Jungwan Yoon
85–110
Chapter 5. The role of embodiment in the semantic analysis of phrasal verbs: A corpus-based study
Narges Mahpeykar
111–130
Chapter 6. Synesthetic metaphors of sound: An analysis of the semantics of English and Japanese adjectives
Mari Tsujita
131–158
Chapter 7. Conceptual vs. inter-lexical polysemy: An LCCM theory approach
Vyvyan Evans
159–190
Part III. Applications to L2 teaching and learning
Chapter 8. Formulaicity and context in second language pragmatics
Kathleen Bardovi-Harlig
193–211
Chapter 9. What is happened? Your amazon.com order has shipped: Overpassivization and unaccusativity as L2 construction learning
Lourdes Ortega, Sang-Ki Lee and Munehiko Miyata
213–247
Chapter 10. Effects of L2 exposure on the use of discourse devices in L2 storytelling
Yuko Nakahama
249–273
Chapter 11. The use of hedging devices in L2 legal writing: A cognitive functional perspective
Natalia Dolgova Jacobsen
275–300
Afterword. The theoretical and applied foundations of Andrea Tyler’s approach to the study of language
Salvatore Attardo and Lucy Pickering
301–310
Name index
311–314
Subject Index
315–317
Subjects
BIC Subject: CFG – Semantics, Pragmatics, Discourse Analysis
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2018034775