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Language in the New Millennium

Applied-linguistic and Cognitive-linguistic Considerations

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Edited By Agnieszka Uberman and Marta Dick-Bursztyn

This study presents a collection of papers by a variety of scholars engaged in the most thought-provoking and salient problems in various areas of linguistics. The book comprises ten chapters organised into two parts.The first part, "Studies in Applied Linguistics", elaborates on up-to-date and research-based knowledge of the selected subjects in the discipline of Applied Linguistics. It takes the reader from theoretical, linguistic considerations to classroom practice. The second part, "Studies in Cognitive Linguistics", concentrates on various aspects of cognitive linguistic research.

Applied linguistics – Cognitive linguistics – Pre-service teacher education – Online assessment – Language education – Age factor in language education – Second-language acquisition (SLA) –Trends in SLA – Novelty in literary imagery – Euphemisms for elements of the frame death – Virtual reality as metaphorical source domain