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Publications 2006-2009

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Esser (2009) short

Esser, Jürgen. 2009. Introduction to English Text-linguistics. Textbooks in English Language and Linguistics (TELL) 2. Frankfurt/Main: Peter Lang.

Series editors: Magnus Huber and Joybrato Mukherjee

This is a comprehensive introduction to English text-linguistics. It deals with those areas of text-linguistics that have enjoyed widespread attention in English linguistics, notably aspects of cohesion and coherence. Further topics are corpus-based studies in lexical patterns and in text classifications, psycholinguistic and cognitive studies in text constitution and decoder-orientation.

Gut (2009) short

Gut, Ulrike. 2009. Introduction to English Phonetics and Phonology. Textbooks in English Language and Linguistics (TELL) 1. Frankfurt/Main: Peter Lang.

Series editors: Magnus Huber and Joybrato Mukherjee

This comprehensive textbook provides a practical introduction to English phonetics and phonology. Assuming no prior background, the author outlines all of the core concepts and methods of phonetics and phonology and presents the basic facts in a clear and straightforward manner. [...] An essential text for students embarking on the study of English sounds at B.A. level and beyond.

Mukherjee (2009) short

Mukherjee, Joybrato. 2009. Anglistische Korpuslinguistik - Eine Einführung. Grundlagen der Anglistik und Amerikanistik 33. Berlin: Schmidt.

Corpus linguistics has revolutionized the study of language since the 1960s. This textbook serves as an introduction to the basic concepts of English corpus linguistics.

Göpferich (2008) short

Göpferich, Susanne. 2008. Translationsprozessforschung: Stand - Methoden - Perspektiven. Translationswissenschaft 4. Tübingen: Narr

Das Buch bietet den ersten umfassenden Überblick über den Stand der Translationsprozessforschung (speziell der Übersetzungsprozessforschung) mit ihren Methoden und Analyseverfahren, den Möglichkeiten der Datendokumentation und -bereitstellung sowie ihren Modellen und Ergebnissen und zeigt zukunftsträchtige Perspektiven für die weitere Forschung auf. Es richtet sich an Übersetzungsstudierende, Übersetzungsdidaktiker und professionelle Übersetzer sowie Forschungsinteressierte gleichermaßen.

Brand (2008) short

Brand, Christiane. 2008. Lexical Processes in Scientific Discourse Popularisation: a corpus-linguistic study of the SARS coverage. English Corpus Linguistics 5. Frankfurt/Main: Peter Lang.

Series editors: Thomas Kohnen and Joybrato Mukherjee

In today's informed society, the news media have taken it upon themselves to provide the general public with information that is technical in nature and was previously restricted to the scientific discourse community. This popular presentation of scientific or technical facts is of particular interest to the corpus-based study of Language for Specific Purposes (LSP). Using corpus-based methodology, the present study focuses on the word level, placing special emphasis on collocations and semantic prosodies. On the basis of the findigs of the corpus analysis, a comprehensive model of lexical popularisation is sketched out.

Nadolny & Mukherjee (2007) short

Nadolny, Arnd; Mukherjee, Joybrato, eds. 2007. India - Tradition and Change: Five Short Stories. (Schwerpunktthema Abitur Englisch) Berlin: Cornelsen.

For this book, Arnd Nadolny and Joybrato Mukherjee have collected five exciting short stories concerning India. Although specifically designed for use at school, this book offers a compelling read for anyone interested in Indian culture and history.

(Meher Pestonji, Outsider; Anita Desai, A Devoted Son; Salman Rushdie, Good Advice Is Rarer than Rubies and The Free Radio; Bharati Mukherjee, Nostalgia.)

Huber & Velupillai (2007) short

Huber, Magnus; Velupillai, Viveka. 2007. Synchronic and Diachronic Perspectives on Contact Languages. Creole Language Library 32. Amsterdam: Benjamins.

This collection of selected conference papers from three SPCL meetings brings together a cross-fertilization of approaches to the study of contact languages. The articles are grouped into three coherent sections dealing with, respectively, phonetics and phonology, including Optimality Theory; synchronic analyses of both morphology and syntax; and diachronic tracings of language change, with special focus on sound patterns as well as semantics.

Braun et al. (2006) short

Braun, Sabine; Kohn, Kurt; Mukherjee, Joybrato, eds. 2006. Corpus Technology and Language Pedagogy. English Corpus Linguistics 3. Frankfurt/Main: Peter Lang.

Series editors: Thomas Kohnen and Joybrato Mukherjee

The use of corpora and corpus technology for language learning and teaching purposes has been on the agenda of researchers, lexicographers and pedagogues for more than two decades now. This volume is intended to take stock of some major developments in corpus-informed language pedagogy and brings together a number of contributions, many of which were originally presented at the Language Technology Section of the LearnTec Conference in Karlsruhe (Germany) in 2005.