Sabine De Knop
List of John Benjamins publications for which Sabine De Knop plays a role.
ISSN 1877-9751 | E-ISSN 1877-976X
From construction grammar to embodied construction practice. Construction Grammar across Borders, Torrent, Tiago Timponi, Ely Edison da Silva Matos and Natália Sathler Sigiliano (eds.), pp. 119–1452022.
In recent years, foreign language pedagogy has recognized the need to focus on larger meaningful sequences of words and on communicative goals. Construction grammar (CxG) has a number of assets to address these issues. First, with the postulate of meaningful schematic templates, CxG makes it… read more | Chapter
Metaphorical adjective-noun phrases in German journalese. Figurative Meaning Construction in Thought and Language, Baicchi, Annalisa (ed.), pp. 129–1502020.
The study explores metaphorical adjective-noun phrases (ANPs) and describes the semantics behind the polysemous structure of ANPs. The data for the research have been collected in German newspapers. The whole ANP-construction provides an overall figurative frame and tends to influence the… read more | Chapter
The embodied teaching of complex verbal constructions with German placement verbs and spatial prepositions. Review of Cognitive Linguistics 18:1, pp. 131–1612020.
In recent years, foreign language pedagogy has recognized the need to focus (i) on larger meaningful sequences of words (Nattinger & DeCarrico, 1992; Wray, 2002; Ellis & Cadierno, 2009; Gonzalez Rey, 2013) and (ii) further on communicative goals (Nunan, 1991; Widdowson, 1992; Savignon, 2000).… read more | Article
From construction grammar to embodied construction practice. Construction Grammar across Borders, Torrent, Tiago Timponi, Ely Edison da Silva Matos and Natália Sathler Sigiliano (eds.), pp. 121–1482020.
In recent years, foreign language pedagogy has recognized the need to focus on larger meaningful sequences of words and on communicative goals. Construction grammar (CxG) has a number of assets to address these issues. First, with the postulate of meaningful schematic templates, CxG makes it… read more | Article
Chapter 7. The family of German dative constructions. Constructing Families of Constructions: Analytical perspectives and theoretical challenges, Ruiz de Mendoza Ibáñez, Francisco José, Alba Luzondo Oyón and Paula Pérez-Sobrino (eds.), pp. 205–2392017.
The chapter describes the variety of structures with datives in Valency Grammar and then in the framework of Goldberg’s Construction Grammar (1995; 2006). It addresses issues related to the semantic roles that can be expressed with dative objects, but also the difference between valency-dependent… read more | Chapter
Review of Keck & Kim (2014): Pedagogical grammar. The Acquisition and Processing of Spanish and Portuguese Morphosyntax: Theoretical and experimental issues, Klassen, Rachel, Anahí Alba de la Fuente, Joanne Markle LaMontagne and Almudena Basanta y Romero-Valdespino (eds.), pp. 646–6512016.
Visualization and conceptual metaphor as tools for the teaching of abstract motion in German. Review of Cognitive Linguistics 13:1, pp. 167–1902015.
The case study explores German examples of metaphorical motion events as in (1) einen Text ins Deutsche übersetzen (‘to translate a text into German’) or (2) Er war bei uns über die Feiertage (‘He was with us over (during) the holidays’) in the wider context of verb-framed and satellite-framed… read more | Article
A contrastive study of colour terms in French and German causal constructions. Multilingual Cognition and Language Use: Processing and typological perspectives, Filipović, Luna and Martin Pütz (eds.), pp. 73–962014.
This contrastive study explores the conceptualization of colours in different speech communities as they are realized in causal constructions, e.g. Je suis rouge de colère (‘I am red with rage’) or Er ist grün vor Neid (‘He is green with jealousy’). The theoretical framework is based on Goldberg’s… read more | Article
Conceptual metaphors as a tool for the efficient teaching of Dutch and German posture verbs. Review of Cognitive Linguistics 12:1, pp. 1–292014.
The article deals with the typological differences between the Romance language French and the Germanic languages German and Dutch for the linguistic expressions of posture and location. It describes how these typological differences can be problematic for French-speaking learners of German and… read more | Article
Diversity and Unity in Cognitive Linguistics: An Interview with René Dirven. Review of Cognitive Linguistics 8:1, pp. 177–2052010.
Linguistic and extralinguistic aids for reconstruction and interpretation of metaphors in headlines. The Ubiquity of Metaphor: Metaphor in language and thought, Paprotté, Wolf and René Dirven † (eds.), pp. 243 ff.1985.