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John Benjamins Publishing Company is an independent, family-owned academic publisher headquartered in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Over the years John Benjamins has been firmly rooted in every imaginable subfield of Language and Linguistics. Further fields of focus are Cognitive Science, Psychology, (Contemporary) Philosophy, Terminology, Information Design, Literary Studies and Art History.

John Benjamins publications are selected under expert academic editorship and peer-reviewing by and for academic researchers and trainers, and include, in addition to works of pure research, excellent university-level course books. John Benjamins takes pride in maintaining a constant dialogue with the various academic communities to stay at the forefront of research developments and needs, and in serving as an academic exchange for scholars from every part of the world.

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Cultural linguistics : cultural conceptualisations and language.

Sharifian, Farzad.
(2017)  | 9789027204127 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 189pp | Availability last checked: 15/2/2018
AUD 75.95 (inc. GST), AUD 69.05 (ex. GST),
This ground-breaking book marks a milestone in the history of the newly developed field of Cultural Linguistics, a multidisciplinary area of research that explores the relationship between language and cultural conceptualisations. The most authoritative book in the field to date, it outlines the theoretical...

Introduction to Healthcare for Interpreters and Translators.

Crezee, Ineke.
(2013)  | 9789027212061 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 364pp
AUD 83.95 (inc. GST), AUD 76.32 (ex. GST),
"Getting information off the internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant.” (Mitchell Kapor, n.d.). Medical concepts and terminology can be very confusing for the uninitiated interpreter or translator. This book will allow interpreters and translators to quickly read up on healthcare settings,...

Pedagogical Grammar.

Keck, Casey M. Kim, YouJin.
(2014)  | 9789027212184 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 245pp | Availability last checked: 10/4/2018
AUD 75.95 (inc. GST), AUD 69.05 (ex. GST),
This book provides a comprehensive overview of pedagogical grammar research and explores its implications for the teaching of grammar in second language classrooms. Drawing on several research domains (e.g., corpus linguistics, task-based language teaching) and a number of theoretical orientations (e.g.,...

Task-based language teaching : a reader.

Van den Branden, K. Bygate, Martin. Norris, John. M.
(2009)  | 9789027207180 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 522pp | Availability last checked: 9/5/2018
AUD 83.95 (inc. GST), AUD 76.32 (ex. GST),
Over the past two decades, task-based languageteaching (TBLT) has gained considerablemomentum in the fi eld of language education.Th is volume presents a collection of?? reprinted articles and chapters representativeof work that appeared during that period.It introduces readers –graduate students,researchers,...

Electronic discourse in language learning and language teaching.: Language Learning & Language Teaching 25

Abraham, Lee B. Williams, Lawrence.
(2009)  | 9789027213006 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 356pp
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New technologies are constantly transforming traditional notions of language use and literacy in online communication environments. While previous research has provided a foundation for understanding the use of new technologies in instructed second language environments, few studies have investigated...

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Task-Based Approaches to Teaching and Assessing Pragmatics

(2018)  | 9789027200907 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 309pp | Availability last checked: 19/7/2018
AUD 76.95 (inc. GST), AUD 69.95 (ex. GST),
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Multiword Units in Machine Translation and Translation Technology

Corpas, Pastor Gloria. Mitkov, Ruslan. Monti, Johanna. Seretan, Violeta.
(2018)  | 9789027200600 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 266pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
AUD 228.95 (inc. GST), AUD 208.14 (ex. GST),
The correct interpretation of Multiword Units (MWUs) is crucial to manyapplications in Natural Language Processing but is a challenging and complextask. In recent years, the computational treatment of MWUs has receivedconsiderable attention but there is much more to be done before we can claimthat NLP...

Typological Hierarchies in Synchrony and Diachrony

Cristofaro, Sonia. Zúñiga, Fernando. Zúñiga, Fernando.
(2018)  | 9789027200266 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 440pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
AUD 228.95 (inc. GST), AUD 208.14 (ex. GST),
Typological hierarchies are widely perceived as one of the most importantresults of research on language universals and linguistic diversity.Explanations for typological hierarchies, however, are usually based on thesynchronic properties of the patterns described by individual hierarchies, notthe actual...

Between Turn and Sequence: Turn-initial particles across languages

Heritage, John. Sorjonen, Marja-Leena.
(2018)  | 9789027200488 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 476pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
AUD 228.95 (inc. GST), AUD 208.14 (ex. GST),
The last two decades have witnessed a remarkable growth of interest in what arevariously termed discourse markers or discourse particles. The greatest area ofgrowth has centered on particles that occur in sentence-initial or turn-initialposition, and this interest intersects with a long-standing focus...

Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 13: Selected papers from ‘Going Romance’ 29, Nijmegen

Berns, Janine. Jacobs, Haike. Nouveau, Dominique.
(2018)  | 9789027200655 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 342pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
AUD 253.95 (inc. GST), AUD 230.86 (ex. GST),
In the three decades of its existence, the annual Going Romance conference hasturned out to be the major European discussion forum for theoretically relevantresearch on Romance languages where current theoretical ideas about language ingeneral and about Romance languages in particular are exchanged....

Legal pragmatics.

Kryk-Kastovsky, Barbara. Kurzon, Dennis.
(2018)  | 9789027200716 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 300pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
AUD 272.95 (inc. GST), AUD 248.14 (ex. GST),
The volume Legal Pragmatics is a contribution to the interface between language and law. It looks at how the principles of language use can be beneficial to clarifying legal issues, its twelve chapters (together with the Introduction) offering a wide spectrum of the latest approaches to the area of...

Nonverbal Predication in Amazonian Languages

Gildea, Spike. Overall, Simon E. Vallejos, Rosa.
(2018)  | 9789027200525 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 408pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
AUD 241.95 (inc. GST), AUD 219.95 (ex. GST),
This volume explores typological variation within nonverbal predication inAmazonian languages. Using abundant data, generally from original and extensivefieldwork on under-described languages, it presents a far more detailed pictureof nonverbal predication constructions than previously published grammaticaldescriptions....

The diachrony of classification systems.

McGregor, William B. Wichmann, Søren.
(2018)  | 9789027200679 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 370pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
AUD 220.95 (inc. GST), AUD 200.86 (ex. GST),
Classification is a popular topic in typological, descriptive and theoretical linguistics. This volume is the first to deal specifically with the diachrony of linguistic systems of classification. It comprises original papers that examine the ways in which linguistic classification systems arise, change,...

Compliments and Positive Assessments: Sequential organization in multi-party conversations

(2018)  | 9789027200778 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 253pp | Availability last checked: 6/7/2018
AUD 220.95 (inc. GST), AUD 200.86 (ex. GST),

Writing Systems, Reading Processes, and Cross-Linguistic Influences: Reflections from the Chinese, Japanese and Korean Languages

(2018)  | 9789027200730 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 466pp | Availability last checked: 6/7/2018
AUD 229.95 (inc. GST), AUD 209.05 (ex. GST),


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