Language in the Context of Use

Language in the Context of Use

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This volume explores key convergences between cognitive and discourse approaches to language and language learning, both first and second. The emphasis is on the role of language as it is used in everyday interaction and as it reflects everyday cognition. The papers represent a set of dynamic, thought-provoking analyses that add considerably to our understanding of language and language learning.Cf. Cienki (1998); Goldin-Meadow and Alibali (1999); Goldin-Meadow (2003); Kendon (1990, 1995, 2000); LeBaron and Streeck (2000); McNeill (1992). 3. See McNeill (1992) as a basic reference; the same space is used for manual aspects anbsp;...

Title:Language in the Context of Use
Author:Andrea Tyler, Yiyoung Kim, Mari Takada
Publisher:Walter de Gruyter - 2008-08-27


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