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Applied Cognitive Linguistics : Theory and Language Acquisition :  Theory and Language Acquisition - Martin Putz

Applied Cognitive Linguistics : Theory and Language Acquisition

Theory and Language Acquisition

By: Martin Putz (Editor), Susanne Niemeier (Editor), Rene Dirven (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 2001
ISBN: 9783110172218
Number Of Pages: 297
For Ages: 22+ years old

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As a usuage-based language theory, cognitive linguistics is predestined to have an impact on applied ares as language in society, ideaology, language acquisition, and language pedagogy. These volumes are a systematic attempt to carve out pathways from the links between language and cognition to the fields of language aquisition and language pedagogy and to deal with them in one coherant framework: applied cognitive linguistics.

Acknowledgementsp. v
List of Contributorsp. vii
Introductionp. xiii
Cognitive approaches to the English tense system
Cognitive linguistics, language pedagogy, and the English present tensep. 3
Pretend play: trial ground for the simple presentp. 41
The relation between experience, conceptual structure and meaning: non-temporal uses of tense and language teachingp. 63
Facets of prototypes in grammatical constructions
Grammatical constructions and their discourse origins: prototype or family resemblance?p. 109
Transitivity parameter and prominence typology: a cross-linguistic studyp. 131
Neurocognitive and cognitive issues of language acquisition in general
Learning syntax--a neurocognitive approachp. 167
Conceptual primes in early language developmentp. 193
No preposition required. The role of prepositions for the understanding of spatial relations in language acquisitionp. 229
The 'Graded Salience Hypothesis' in second language acquisitionp. 249
Subject Indexp. 271
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ISBN: 9783110172218
ISBN-10: 3110172216
Series: Cognitive Linguistics Research
Audience: General
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 297
Published: 2001
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.75
Weight (kg): 0.6

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