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Title: Applied Cognitive Linguistics
Written By: René Dirven
Edited By: Susanne Niemeier
Martin Pütz
Series Title: Cognitive Linguistics Research

As a usage-based language theory, cognitive linguistics is predestined to have an impact on applied research in such areas as language in society, ideology, language acquisition, language pedagogy. The 28th
International LAUD Symposium, held at the University of Koblenz-Landau on March 27-30, 2000, was one of the first to concentrate on "Applied
Cognitive Linguistics" - more particularly on the links between the theory and its application in the areas of language acquisition and language pedagogy. Although cognitive linguistics is a rapidly expanding linguistic paradigm, the impact of this linguistic theory on various branches of applied research and on their pedagogical implications is only now beginning to be felt. The present volumes are a first systematic attempt to carve out pathways from the links between language and cognition to the fields of language acquisition and language pedagogy and to deal with them in one coherent framework: applied cognitive linguistics.



List of Contributors

Introduction: Martin Pütz, René Dirven and Susanne Niemeier

SECTION 1: Cognitive approaches to the English tense system

R. W. Langacker: Cognitive linguistics, language pedagogy, and the
English present tense

J. Cook-Gumperz / A. Kyratzis: Pretend play: trial ground for simple present

A. Tyler / V. Evans: The relation between experience, conceptual structure and meaning: non-temporal uses of tense and language teaching

SECTION 2: Facets of prototypes in grammatical constructions

P. J. Hopper: Grammatical constructions and their discourse origins: prototype or family resemblance?

S. Hwan Seong: Transitivity parameter and prominence typology: a cross-linguistic study

SECTION 3: Neurocognitive and cognitive issues of language acquisition in general

S. Lamb: Learning syntax - a neurocognitive approach

C. Goddard: Conceptual primes in early language development

K. J. Rohlfing: No preposition required. The role of prepositions for the understanding of spatial relations in language acquisition

I. Kecskes: The 'Graded Salience Hypothesis' in second language acquisition

Subject Index



List of Contributors

Introduction: Martin Pütz, René Dirven and Susanne Niemeier

SECTION 1:Bottom-up approaches: Phrasal verbs and phraseological expressions

R. Dirven: English phrasal verbs: theory and didactic application

A. Kurtyka: Teaching English phrasal verbs: a cognitive approach

K. ueller: A usage-based approach to modeling and teaching the phrasal lexicon

SECTION 2: Top-down approaches: Metaphor and idiom study

Z. Kövecses: A cognitive linguistic view of learning idioms in an FLT context

A. Barcelona: On the systematic contrastive analysis of conceptual metaphors: case studies and proposed methodology

SECTION 3: Systematical order instead of chaos in morphology and lexis

K.-U. Panther and L. Thornburg: A conceptual analysis of English -er nominals

F. Ungerer: Basicness and conceptual hierarchies in foreign language teaching: a corpus-based study

SECTION 4: Cultural models in education

H.-G. Wolf and A. Simo Bobda: The African cultural model of community in
English language instruction in Cameroon: the need for more systematicity

Subject Index

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Cognitive Science
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 3110172216
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Pages: 273
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