Language and Concepts in Action: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Linguistic Research by Magdalena GrabowskaLanguage and Concepts in Action: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Linguistic Research by Magdalena Grabowska

Language and Concepts in Action: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Linguistic Research

byMagdalena Grabowska, Grzegorz Grzegorczyk, Hadrian Lankiewicz

Hardcover | September 12, 2013

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The book offers an interdisciplinary account of linguistic research. It covers the repertoire of such fields of study as cognitive linguistics, translation studies and glottodidactics. Primarily, it throws light on different aspects concerning modern linguistics research; the reader will become acquainted specifically with the developments in the area of conceptual semantics, humour in translation and quality in foreign language education. The book includes a wide range of topics and aims to reach a broad audience.
Magdalena Grabowska, Grzegorz Grzegorczyk and Hadrian Lankiewicz are Academic Teachers at the Faculty of Languages of the University of Gdansk. The three of them are graduates of the Department of English and specialize in linguistics.
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Title:Language and Concepts in Action: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Linguistic ResearchFormat:HardcoverDimensions:8.27 × 5.83 × 0.98 inPublished:September 12, 2013Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3631643837

ISBN - 13:9783631643839

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Table of Contents

Contents: Compression – Conceptual Blending – Objectification – Subjectification – Bible – Construal profile – Perspective – Metaphor – Conceptualiser – Humour – Cultureme – GVTH – Translation – Wordplay – Ecology – Educational linguistics – Language awareness – Quality in education – Glottodidactics – Procedural knowledge.