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Catalan Sociolinguistics

State of the art and future challenges

Edited by Miquel Àngel Pradilla Cardona

L’objectiu de l’obra Catalan Sociolinguistics. State of the Art and Future Challenges és donar compte, de manera sumària, dels grans vèrtexs en què s’ha manifestat l’estudi de la relació entre llengua i societat en la comunitat lingüística catalana, la recepció que s’ha fet dels plantejaments internacionals i... full description
December 2022. x, 333 pp.
SCL 104
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Complexity, Accuracy and Fluency in Learner Corpus Research

Edited by Agnieszka Leńko-Szymańska and Sandra Götz

This volume illustrates the high potential of learner corpus investigations for research into the CAF triad by presenting eleven original learner corpus-based studies which are set within solid theoretical frameworks, examine learner corpora with state-of-the-art analytical techniques and yield highly interesting... full description
December 2022. vi, 327 pp.
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Conspiracy Theory Discourses

Edited by Massimiliano Demata, Virginia Zorzi and Angela Zottola

Conspiracy Theory Discourses addresses a crucial phenomenon in the current political and communicative context: conspiracy theories. The social impact of conspiracy theories is wide-ranging and their influence on the political life of many nations is increasing. Conspiracy Theory Discourses bridges an important gap by... full description
December 2022. x, 509 pp.
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From Verbal Periphrases to Complex Predicates

Edited by Mar Garachana Camarero, Sandra Montserrat Buendia and Claus Dieter Pusch

This volume, which can be considered as a follow-up publication to Pusch & Wesch (2003), contains ten studies on verbal periphrases in a wide array of Romance languages, both in a synchronic and in a historic perspective. Thus, this collective volume addresses the Romance verbal periphrastic system as a whole. The aim... full description
December 2022. vi, 238 pp.
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Instructed Second Language Acquisition Research Methods

Edited by Laura Gurzynski-Weiss and YouJin Kim

Written for novice and established scholars alike, Instructed Second Language Acquisition Research Methods is a stand-alone research methods guide from an Instructed Second Language Acquisition (ISLA) lens. After offering foundations of conducting ISLA research, the subsequent chapters are organized by four skill... full description
December 2022. xxiv, 388 pp.
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Introducing Chinese Linguistics

A handbook for Chinese language teachers and learners

Hang Zhang and Lan Zhang

This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the fundamentals of Chinese linguistics, including the core components of phonetics and phonology, morphology, syntax, writing system, and social cultural aspects of the language. It also discusses key features of Chinese language acquisition in each of these areas,... full description
December 2022. xx, 283 pp.
SAL 11
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Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics XXXIII

Papers selected from the Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics, Toronto, Canada, 2019

Edited by Abdel-Khalig Ali and Atiqa Hachimi

This volume features eight peer-reviewed chapters based on papers presented at the 33rd Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics, held at the University of Toronto in 2019. The chapters are divided into four sections: sociolinguistics, phonetics and phonology, syntax, and first language acquisition. They present... full description
December 2022. xvi, 201 pp.
Impact 52
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Reconstructing Non-Standard Languages

A socially-anchored approach

Lenore A. Grenoble and Jessica Kantarovich

Focusing on language contact involving Russian, and the linguistic varieties that emerged from that contact in different social settings, this book analyzes issues and methodologies in reconstructing both the linguistic effects of language contact and the social contexts of usage. In-depth analyses of Odessan Russian,... full description
December 2022. xv, 354 pp.