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Language and Concepts in Action

Grabowska, Magdalena / Grzegorczyk, Grzegorz / Lankiewicz, Hadrian

Language and Concepts in Action

Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Linguistic Research

Series: Schriften zur diachronen und synchronen Linguistik - Volume 12

Year of Publication: 2013

Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2013. 158 pp., 4 tables
ISBN 978-3-631-64383-9 hb.  (Hardcover)

Weight: 0.320 kg, 0.705 lbs

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Book synopsis

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.


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.

About the author(s)/editor(s)

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.


Schriften zur diachronen und synchronen Linguistik. Bd. 12
Herausgegeben von Józef Grabarek