Evolving Nature of the English Language: Studies in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics by Robert KieltykaEvolving Nature of the English Language: Studies in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics by Robert Kieltyka

Evolving Nature of the English Language: Studies in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics

EditorRobert Kieltyka, Agnieszka Uberman

Hardcover | December 22, 2016

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This volume presents a collection of interdisciplinary papers pertaining to the most thought-provoking problems in the areas of both theoretical and applied linguistics. The contributors focus on contemporary developments in morphological, semantic and pragmatic theorizing. The contributions are also devoted to various aspects of the methodology of teaching English as well as some intricacies of translation.

Robert Kieltyka is Associate Professor at the Institute of English Studies, University of Rzeszów (Poland). His main research interests include diachronic semantics, cognitive linguistics and morphology-semantics interface. Agnieszka Uberman is Associate Professor at the Institute of English Studies, University of Rzeszów (Poland). He...
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Title:Evolving Nature of the English Language: Studies in Theoretical and Applied LinguisticsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:274 pages, 8.5 × 6 × 1 inPublished:December 22, 2016Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3631676255

ISBN - 13:9783631676257

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Latinisms in substandard language – In search of regularity in semasiological development of professional/occupational names – Conceptual blending in Virginia Woolf’s "Lappin and Lapinova" – London’s linguistic capital in urban visual signs – Verbal zoosemy revisited – Phraseologically embedded spectral zoometaphors – Semantic evolution of attributive ethnonyms – Tracing common-denominator semantics – The analysis of selected swearwords – Figurative semantics of green – Quantification and traceability of prepositional meanings in English legal texts – Abstract nouns with evaluative meaning – Translation quality assessment – Plaisir-asation in the Polish translation of Gravity’s Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon – What is behind the compiling of a dictionary for a bilingual user? – Students’ self-generated questions in reciprocal reading tasks in L1/L2 settings – Instructional designing and modeling in virtual foreign language learning – The marginalisation of vulgar language in audio-visual translation – On interference and negative transfer in translation – Development of early literacy skills in EFL: Problems and solutions.