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Language in Research and Teaching

Proceedings from the CALS Conference 2016

Edited By Marija Brala Vukanović and Anita Memišević

This book aims at bridging language research and language teaching and contains four sections. It opens with two papers which relate language to literature: one exploring childlike language, the second investigating the distinction between literary and non-literary text categorization principles. Next are the papers on multicultural and sociolinguistic topics, including a paper on English as an international language, and two papers on the perception of bilingualism in education. The third thematic section explores semantics, with two papers on prefixes and one on metaphor. The final thematic section is dedicated to syntax, with one paper on complex predicates, one on syntactic complexity in spontaneous spoken language and one of Croatian null and overt subject pronouns.

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Marija Brala-Vukanović is Full Professor at the English Department of the University of Rijeka, Croatia. She obtained her Ph.D. in Linguistics from the University of Cambridge, U.K. Her research interests include cognitive semantics and intercultural pragmatics.

Anita Memišević is Assistant Professor at the English Department, University of Rijeka, Croatia. She holds a PhD in cognitive neuroscience of language (University of Zagreb). Her research interests include semantics, bilingualism, psycholinguistics and translation.

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