On Languages and Language
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Werner Winter
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995-01-01 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

TRENDS IN LINGUISTICS is a series of books that open new perspectives in our understanding of language. The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks as well as studies that provide new insights by building bridges to neighbouring fields such as neuroscience and cognitive science.
Space and Time in Languages and Cultures
Language: en
Pages: 361
Authors: Luna Filipovi?, Kasia M. Jaszczolt, Katarzyna M. Jaszczolt
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

This is an interdisciplinary volume that focuses on the central topic of the representation of events, namely cross-cultural differences in representing time and space, as well as various aspects of the conceptualisation of space and time. It brings together research on space and time from a variety of angles, both
Status and Function of Languages and Language Varieties
Language: en
Pages: 675
Authors: Ulrich Ammon
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989-01-01 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

Books about Status and Function of Languages and Language Varieties
Language in Use
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Andrea E. Tyler, Mari Takada, Yiyoung Kim, Diana Marinova
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-03-23 - Publisher: Georgetown University Press

Language in Use creatively brings together, for the first time, perspectives from cognitive linguistics, language acquisition, discourse analysis, and linguistic anthropology. The physical distance between nations and continents, and the boundaries between different theories and subfields within linguistics have made it difficult to recognize the possibilities of how research from
Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (GURT) 1999: Language in Our Time
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: James E. Alatis, Ai-Hui Tan
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-09-07 - Publisher: Georgetown University Press

Marking the return — after a two-year hiatus — of this annual collection of essays on linguistics and language education, the 1999 volume speaks to the most pressing social issues of our time. More than thirty contributors from around the world take up longstanding debates about language diversity, language standardization,