Getting into German: Multidisciplinary Linguistic Approaches

Getting into German: Multidisciplinary Linguistic Approaches

by John Partridge


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Getting into German: Multidisciplinary Linguistic Approaches by John Partridge

This volume, composed mainly of papers given at the 1999 conferences of the Forum for German Language Studies (FGLS) at Kent and the Conference of University Teachers of German (CUTG) at Keele, is devoted to differential yet synergetic treatments of the German language. It includes corpus-lexicographical, computational, rigorously phonological, historical/dialectal, comparative, semiotic, acquisitional and pedagogical contributions. In all, a variety of approaches from the rigorously ‘pure’ and formal to the applied, often feeding off each other to focus on various aspects of the German language.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783039105250
Publisher: Peter Lang Ltd, International Academic Publishers
Publication date: 07/20/2005
Series: German Linguistic and Cultural Studies Series , #17
Pages: 286
Product dimensions: 5.91(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)

About the Author

The Editor: John Partridge is a graduate of the Universities of Liverpool and Regensburg. After teaching English for seven years in Germany at school and university levels he is now Lecturer in German and Linguistics at the University of Kent, Canterbury. He has published on pragmatics, CALL, the English-language crossword and the expression of passive sense in English and German. His research interests include pragmatics, German–English contrastive linguistics and computer applications for language purposes.

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