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LINGUIST List 22.4261

Fri Oct 28 2011

Books: Semantics/Sociolinguistics: Daoudi

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        1.     Laura Bally , Cultural and Linguistic Encounters: Daoudi


Message 1: Cultural and Linguistic Encounters: Daoudi
Date: 28-Oct-2011
From: Laura Bally <publicitypeterlang.com>
Subject: Cultural and Linguistic Encounters: Daoudi
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Title: Cultural and Linguistic Encounters
Subtitle: Arab EFL Learners Encoding and Decoding Idioms
Series Title: Intercultural Studies and Foreign Language Learning - Volume 6
Published: 2011
Publisher: Peter Lang AG
                http://www.peterlang.com

Book URL: http://www.peterlang.com/?430193

Author: Anissa Daoudi
Paperback: ISBN: 9783034301930 Pages: 225 Price: U.S. $ 53.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9783034301930 Pages: 225 Price: U.K. £ 32.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9783034301930 Pages: 225 Price: Europe EURO 35.50 Comment: for Germany EURO 38.00, for Austria EURO 39.10 (incl. VAT)
Abstract:

Idioms are universal to all languages, and figurative language is pervasive
in everyday discourse. However, idiom studies rarely touch on the problems
figurative language can present to non-native speakers. This book sets out
to provide an original analysis of the issue, focusing on a number of
languages, including Arabic, Berber, French and English. The author
addresses the question of idiomaticity from linguistic, psycholinguistic
and pedagogical perspectives, highlighting in particular the strategies
used by Arab learners (primarily Saudis and Algerians) to decode and encode
idioms.

The book explores in detail the process of identifying idioms and the
factors that affect comprehension. The author also analyses the current
state of bilingual Arabic-English-Arabic dictionaries and asks to what
extent learners can rely on them as a source for decoding idioms.

Contents: The Development of Phraseological Theories - Idiom
Identification/Recognition - Language Transfer and Semantic Analysis -
Dictionary Use, Idiom Production.

Anissa Daoudi is a Research Associate in Applied
Linguistics/Psycholinguistics in the School of Modern Languages and
Cultures at Durham University, UK. Her research centres on learners'
strategies for decoding and encoding figurative language, and her latest
project focuses on the impact of globalization on the Arabic language.

Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
                            Semantics
                            Sociolinguistics

Written In: English (eng )

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