Book 2009

Applying Cognitive Linguistics to Second Language Learning and Teaching

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ISBN: 978-1-349-30493-6 (Print) 978-0-230-24525-9 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-12

    Introduction

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    Chapter

    Pages 13-40

    ‘I see less of the surroundings. The story feels different’: Construal and Second Language Learning

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    Chapter

    Pages 41-70

    More on Categories: Words, Morphemes, ‘Grammar Rules’, Phonological Features and Intonation Patterns as Radial Categories

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    Chapter

    Pages 71-93

    More about Spinsters and their Cats: Encyclopaedic Knowledge and Second Language Learning

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    Chapter

    Pages 94-106

    ‘Eyebrow heads’ and ‘yummy mummies’: Metaphor and Second Language Learning

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    Chapter

    Pages 107-124

    ‘You’ll find Jane Austen in the basement’ … or will you? Metonymy and Second Language Learning

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    Chapter

    Pages 125-147

    What Have Bees, Macaque Monkeys and Humans Got in Common? Embodied Cognition, Gesture and Second Language Learning

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    Chapter

    Pages 148-161

    ‘Loud suits’ and ‘sharp cheese’: Motivated Language and Second Language Learning

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    Chapter

    Pages 162-185

    ‘Brian sent Antarctica a walrus’: Construction Grammars and Second Language Learning

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    Chapter

    Pages 186-190

    Conclusion

  12. Back Matter

    Pages 191-212