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Words in Time and Place: Exploring Language Through the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary

By David Crystal

Offers a unique view of the English language and its development, and includes witty commentary and anecdotes along the way.


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The Indo-European Controversy: Facts and Fallacies in Historical Linguistics

By Asya Pereltsvaig and Martin W. Lewis

This book "asserts that the origin and spread of languages must be examined primarily through the time-tested techniques of linguistic analysis, rather than those of evolutionary biology" and "defends traditional practices in historical linguistics while remaining open to new techniques, including computational methods" and "will appeal to readers interested in world history and world geography."


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Title: Merkmale verstehens- und behaltensfrdernder kontextueller Bedeutungserklaerungen. Ergebnisse aus einem empirischen Projekt
Author: Frank Kostrzewa
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Institution: P├Ądagogische Hochschule Ludwigsburg
Linguistic Field: Applied Linguistics
Abstract: On the basis of an empirical project this article describes the variables which should be considered in constructing contextual explanations (examples) intended to increase the omprehension and retention of word material. The effects of the variables discussed here have been tested within a partly hypothesis-testing, quantitative design. Additional learner-internal data have been gathered employing retrospective procedures.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed


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