Cognitive Linguistics in Action: From Theory to Application and Back (Applications of Cognitive Linguistics)

The booklet gathers papers delineating new views for Cognitive Linguistics examine. whereas admired students show how program can tell idea, their more youthful colleagues turn out the price of CL methodologies in novel functions. The ebook can be of use to students of alternative disciplines, reminiscent of discourse and translation reviews, theology, rhetoric, speech treatment and so on.

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