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The Cognitive Linguistics Reader (Advances in Cognitive Linguistics)

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Equinox Publishing
Grammar, syntax, linguistic structure, Philosophy of language, Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy, Linguistics (Specific Aspects), Language Arts & Disciplines, Language, Linguistics, Grammar, Cognitive grammar, Cognitive Psych
ContributionsVyvyan Evans (Editor), Benjamin K. Bergen (Editor), Jorg Zinken (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8960261M
ISBN 101845531094
ISBN 139781845531096

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is a platform for academics to share research papers. Cognitive Linguistics argues that language is governed by general cognitive principles, rather than by a special-purpose language module. This introductory textbook surveys the field of cognitive linguistics as a distinct area of study, presenting its theoretical foundations and the arguments supporting it.

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The essays and articles – selected to represent the full range, scope and diversity of the Cognitive Linguistics enterprise – are grouped by theme into sections with each section separately.

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Cognitive Linguistics: Basic Readings is specifically designed for an introductory course in Cognitive Linguistics. It The Cognitive Linguistics Reader book together twelve foundational articles by leading figures in the field, each of which introduces one of the basic concepts of Cognitive Linguistics, like conceptual metaphor, image schemas, mental spaces, construction grammar, prototypicality and radial : Paperback.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm. Contents: The cognitive linguistics enterprise: an overview / Vyvyan Evans, Benjamin K. Bergen, Jörg Zinken --Why cognitive linguists should care more about empirical methods / Raymond W.

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It was founded by George Lakoff and Ronald coined the term "cognitive linguistics" in in his book "Women, Fire, and Dangerous Things", one of his most famous had already previously written many publications discussing the role of various cognitive processes involved in the use of.

A general introduction to the area of theoretical linguistics known as cognitive linguistics, this textbook provides up-to-date coverage of all areas of the field, including recent developments within cognitive semantics (such as Primary Metaphor Theory, Conceptual Blending Theory, and Principled Polysemy), and cognitive approaches to grammar (such as Radical Construction Grammar and Embodied.

Cognitive Linguistics encompasses approaches to phonology, morphology, grammar, and discourse, but the emphasis has been on morphology and grammar. Work has coalesced around the idea that form-function pairings (constructions, schemata) are the basic units of language.

Cognitive foundations of language introduces the reader to the abilities and processes in which research in Cognitive Linguistics is grounded. The book looks at key concepts, such as embodiment, salience, entrenchment, construal, categorization, and collaborative communication, and discusses their genesis and implications for cognitive linguistic research.

The Cognitive Linguistics Reader brings together the key writings of the last two decades, both the classic foundational pieces and contemporary work. The essays and articles - selected to represent the full range, scope and diversity of the Cognitive Linguistics enterprise - are grouped by theme into sections with each section separately.

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Download 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.

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Janda. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Cognitive Linguistics – The Quantitative Turn: The Essential Reader.

Designed to serve as a textbook for courses in statistical analysis in linguistics, this book orients the reader to various quantitative methods and explains their implications for the field. The methods include chi-square, Fisher test, binomial test, ANOVA, correlation, regression, and cluster analysis.

The advantages and limitations of each method are detailed and each method is. within the cognitive linguistic approach to the grammatical level of language structure.

Then it moves on to examine the ways the various theoretical insights of cognitive linguistics can practically be applied to language teaching at English departments, with the focus being primarily on the syntactic and the lexical levels.

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This volume presents new developments in cognitive grammar and explores its descriptive and explanatory potential with respect to a wide range of language phenomena.

These include the formation and use of locationals, causative constructions, adjectival and nominal expressions of oriented space, morphological layering, tense and aspect, and extended uses of verbal predicates.5/5(1).conceptual cornerstones of the theoretical framework of Cognitive Linguistics.

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