"The book draws on a lot of research, is friendly to the reader, and will be of good value to teachers."
Paul Nation, Victoria University of Wellington, Australia
This comprehensive, up-to-date, and accessible text on idiom use, learning, and teaching approaches the topic with a balance of sound theory and extensive research in cognitive linguistics, psycholinguistics, corpus linguistics, and sociolinguistics combined with informed teaching practices. Idioms is organized in three parts:
To assist the reader in grasping the key issues, study questions are provided at the end of each chapter. The text also includes a glossary of special terms and an annotated list of selective idiom reference books and student textbooks.
Idioms is designed to serve either as a textbook for ESL/applied linguistics teacher education courses or as a reference book. No matter how the book is used, it will equip an ESL/applied linguistics students and professionals with a solid understanding of various issues related to idioms and the learning of them.
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Contents: P.N. Johnson-Laird, Foreword. Preface. Part I: Idiom Interpretation and the Literal Figurative Distinction. S. Glucksberg, Idiom Meanings and Allusional Content. C. Cacciari, The Place of Idioms in a Literal and Metaphorical World. R.W. Gibbs, Why Idioms Are Not Dead Metaphors. G.B. Flores d'Arcais, The Comprehension and Semantic Interpretation of Idioms. Part II: Acquisition and Processing of Idioms. M.C. Levorato, The Acquisition of Idioms and the Development of Figurative Competence. T. Botelho da Silva, A. Cutler, Ill-Formedness and Transformability in Portuguese Idioms. P. Tabossi, F. Zardon, The Activation of Idiomatic Meaning in Spoken Language Comprehension. L. Colombo, The Comprehension of Ambiguous Idioms in Context. R.R. Peterson, C. Burgess, Syntactic and Semantic Processing During Idiom Comprehension: Neurolinguistic and Psycholinguistic Dissociations. Part III: Meaning and Structure. O. Stock, J. Slack, A. Ortony, Building Castles in the Air: Some Computational and Theoretical Issues in Idiom Comprehension. S.G. Pulman, The Recognition and Interpretation of Idioms. C. Fellbaum, The Determiner in English Idioms. A. Makkai, Idiomaticity as a Reaction to L'Arbitraire du Signe in the Universal Process of Semeio-Genesis.
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