Bassey E. Antia
List of John Benjamins publications for which Bassey E. Antia plays a role.
Corpus Linguistics and African Englishes
Edited by Alexandra U. Esimaje, Ulrike Gut and Bassey E. Antia
[Studies in Corpus Linguistics, 88] 2019. ix, 403 pp.
Subjects Corpus linguistics | English linguistics | Other African languages | Sociolinguistics and Dialectology
Indeterminacy in Terminology and LSP: Studies in honour of Heribert Picht
Edited by Bassey E. Antia
[Terminology and Lexicography Research and Practice, 8] 2007. xxii, 236 pp.
Subjects Lexicography | Terminology
Terminology and Language Planning: An alternative framework of practice and discourse
Bassey E. Antia
[Terminology and Lexicography Research and Practice, 2] 2000. xxiv, 265 pp.
Subjects Discourse studies | Language policy | Lexicography | Pragmatics | Terminology
Chapter 3.3. Semiotic signature of transformation in a diachronic corpus of a South African political party. Corpus Linguistics and African Englishes, Esimaje, Alexandra U., Ulrike Gut and Bassey E. Antia (eds.), pp. 373–4002019.
Corpus analysis has become established as an approach to the study of language description or for applied pursuits in language teaching, terminology, and so on. However, because of the social indexicalities of language use, corpora can also inform studies of social phenomena. This chapter draws on… read more | Chapter
Introduction: Corpus linguistics and African Englishes. Corpus Linguistics and African Englishes, Esimaje, Alexandra U., Ulrike Gut and Bassey E. Antia (eds.), pp. 1–42019.
Writing biology, assessing biology: The nature and effects of variation in terminology. Terminology 22:2, pp. 201–2222016.
There has been substantial research into terminology as an issue in learning science, especially against the backdrop of concerns over school literacy in science and as sometimes reflected in the poor performance of high school students in assessment tasks. Relevant research has emphasized issues… read more | Article
Language policy and terminology in South Africa. Handbook of Terminology: Volume 1, Kockaert, Hendrik J. and Frieda Steurs (eds.), pp. 467–4882015.
This chapter describes the development of the language policy programme of postapartheid South Africa. It highlights both the place of terminology in this policy programme and some of its achievements. As the fortunes of terminology are inevitably bound up with the fate of the policy on… read more | Article
The interaction of text and visual in specialized dictionary definitions. Terminology 19:2, pp. 151–1742013.
Although visuals have been co-deployed with text in specialized dictionaries as far back as the European Renaissance, the interaction of both representational modalities is relatively under-researched. As a consequence, available knowledge is relatively limited with respect to the kinds of visuals… read more | Article
Introduction – LSP studies: Factoring in indeterminacy. Indeterminacy in Terminology and LSP: Studies in honour of Heribert Picht, Antia, Bassey E. (ed.), pp. xiii–xxii2007.
Terminological investigations into specialized knowledge and texts: A case study of legislative discourse. Terminology 7:1, pp. 5–292001.
Research has traditionally portrayed language for specialized purposes (LSP) as devoid of idiosyncrasy, indeterminacy, context-specificity, inter-cultural variation, inconsistency of expression and acceptation, among other attributes associated with general or non-specialized discourse. This… read more | Article