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It's Been Said Before

By Orin Hargraves

It's Been Said Before "examines why certain phrases become clichés and why they should be avoided -- or why they still have life left in them."

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Sounds Fascinating

By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: Methods in Cognitive Linguistics
Edited By: Monica Gonzalez-Marquez
Irene Mittelberg
Seana Coulson
Michael J. Spivey
Series Title: Human Cognitive Processing 18

Methods in Cognitive Linguistics is an introduction to empirical
methodology for language researchers. Intended as a handbook to exploring
the empirical dimension of the theoretical questions raised by Cognitive
Linguistics, the volume presents guidelines for employing methods from a
variety of intersecting disciplines, laying out different ways of gathering
empirical evidence. The book is divided into five sections. Methods and
Motivations provides the reader with the preliminary background in
scientific methodology and statistics. The sections on Corpus and Discourse
Analysis, and Sign Language and Gesture describe different ways of
investigating usage data. Behavioral Research describes methods for
exploring mental representation, simulation semantics, child language
development, and the relationships between space and language, and eye
movements and cognition. Lastly, Neural Approaches introduces the reader to
ERP research and to the computational modeling of language.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
Discipline of Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027223718
ISBN-13: 9789027223715
Pages: 486
Prices: U.S. $ 176
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9027223726
ISBN-13: 9789027223722
Pages: 486
Prices: U.S. $ 33.95