LINGUIST List 10.536

Wed Apr 14 1999

TOC: Languages in Contrast, Vol 1, Num 1

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  1. R.M.Salkie, New journal: Languages in Contrast, Vol 1, Num 1

Message 1: New journal: Languages in Contrast, Vol 1, Num 1

Date: Mon, 12 Apr 1999 09:56:07 +0100
From: R.M.Salkie <>
Subject: New journal: Languages in Contrast, Vol 1, Num 1

The first issue of Languages in Contrast is now available. The journal
is devoted to contrastive linguistics and aims to 

** help to give the field of contrastive linguistics a distinct
** stimulate research into a wide range of languages.
** provide a forum to explore the theoretical status of the field. 



Parallel concordancing and French personal pronouns
Marie-Madeleine Kenning 

Processing and directionality in English and German
Monika Doherty 

Identifying congruent pragmatic relations in procedural texts
Donia Scott , Judy Delin & Anthony Hartley.

Idioms and the language learner: contrasting English and Syrian Arabic
Khaled Abdullah & Howard Jackson 

Book Reviews:

1. C. Gutknecht & L. Rolle, Translating by factors. Albany, SUNY
Press, 1996.
Reviewed by Richard Matthews. 

2. I. Roberts, Comparative syntax. London & New York, Arnold, 1997.
Reviewed by Piotr Stalmaszczyk. 

3. C. Fuchs & S. Robert (eds) Diversite des langues et representations
cognitives. Gap, Ophrys, 1997. 
Reviewed by Bart Defrancq. 

For abstracts see the LiC web page at:

For editorial matters, contact:

Raphael Salkie, Language Centre, University of Brighton, Falmer,
Brighton, BN1 9PH, England. Email:

For subscription information, contact:

Kees Vaes, John Benjamins Publishing Company, Amsteldijk 44, Postbus
75577, 1070 AN Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 
Fax: +31-20-6739773

Or: John Benjamins North America, PO Box 27519, Philadelphia, PA,
19118-0519. Fax: 215 836-1204.
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