Advances in Cognitive Sociolinguistics (Cognitive by Dirk Geeraerts,Gitte Kristiansen,Yves Peirsman

By Dirk Geeraerts,Gitte Kristiansen,Yves Peirsman

Cognitive Sociolinguistics is a unique and burgeoning box of study which seeks to foster research into the socio-cognitive dimensions of language at a usage-based point. Advances in Cognitive Sociolinguistics brings jointly ten experiences into the social and conceptual elements of language-internal version. All ten contributions depend on a company empirical foundation within the kind of complex corpus-based thoughts, experimental tools and survey-based learn, or a mix of those. the quest for ways that could effectively get to the bottom of the advanced and multivariate dimensions intervening within the interaction among conceptual that means and variationist elements is hence one other attribute of the amount. by way of its descriptive scope, the amount covers 3 major components: lexical and lexical-semantic version, constructional edition, and study on lectal attitudes and acquisition. It therefore illustrates how Cognitive Sociolinguistics stories either the difference of which means, and the that means of version.

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