Publication details [#61848]

Schmid, Hans-Jörg. 2016. Why Cognitive Linguistics must embrace the social and pragmatic dimensions of language and how it could do so more seriously. Cognitive Linguistics 27 (4) : 543–558.
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De Gruyter


Cognitive-linguistics need to enfold languages' social and pragmatic dimensions more earnestly. Vital components of an emergentist usage-based socio-cognitive method, the Entrenchment-and-Conventionalization Model (Schmid 2014, 2015), are proposed, to show how social and pragmatic facets can be incorporated and put into use in a cognitive-linguistic frame.