Phraseology: Theory, Analysis, and Applications

Paperback | January 1, 2001

EditorA. P. Cowie

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Over the last twenty years phraseology has become an important field of pure and applied research in Western European and North American linguistics. In this book the world's leading specialists examine the crucial role played by ready-made word-combinations in language acquisition and adultlanguage use.After a wide-ranging introduction, the book presents full, critical accounts of the main theoretical approaches, analyses the corpus data and phrase typology, and finally considers the application of phraseology to associated disciplines including lexicography, language learning, stylistics, andcomputational analysis. This is the first comprehensive and up-to-date account of the subject to be published in English.

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Over the last twenty years phraseology has become an important field of pure and applied research in Western European and North American linguistics. In this book the world's leading specialists examine the crucial role played by ready-made word-combinations in language acquisition and adultlanguage use.After a wide-ranging introductio...

A. P. Cowie is Honorary Reader in Lexicography at the School of English, University of Leeds. He is editor of the 'International Journal of Lexicography'. He is also the editor and contributor to 'The Dictionary and the Language Learner' (1987), 'Oxford Advanced Learners' Dictionary of Current English' (fourth edition, 1989), 'Oxford ...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.63 inPublished:January 1, 2001Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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1. A. P. Cowie: IntroductionPart I: Theoretical Perspectives: The Russian Tradition2. Igor Mel'cuk: Collocations and Lexical Functions3. Veronika Teliya, Natalya Bragina, Elena Oparina, Irina Sandomirskaya: Phraseology as a Language of Culture: Its role in the representation of a cultural mentalityPart II: Phraseology in Written and Spoken Corpora4. Rosamund Moon: Frequencies and Forms of Phrasal Lexemes in English5. Bengt Altenberg: On the Phraseology of Spoken English: The evidence of recurrent word-combinationsPart III: Phraseology in Special-Purpose Languages and Foreign-Learner Language6. Rosemarie Glaser: The Stylistic Potential of Phraseological Units in the Light of Genre Analysis7. Sylviane Granger: Prefabricated Patterns in Advanced EFL Writing: Collocations and formulae8. Peter Howarth: The Phraseology of Learners' Academic WritingPart IV: Phraseology and the Dictionary9. Thierry Fontenelle: Discovering Significant Lexical Functions in Dictionary Entries10. A. P. Cowie: Phraseological Dictionaries: Some east-west comparisons