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Language and the Lexicon : An Introduction.

By: Singleton, David.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: London : Taylor and Francis, 2016Copyright date: ©2000Description: 1 online resource (250 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781317835936.Subject(s): LexicologyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Language and the Lexicon : An IntroductionDDC classification: 401.4 LOC classification: 2002275087Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- 1 Introduction: the lexicon - words and more -- 1.1 Some preliminary definitions -- 1.2 Words and language -- 1.3 What's in a word? -- 1.4 The domain of the lexicon -- 1.5 Summary -- Sources and suggestions for further reading -- Focusing questions/topics for discussion -- 2 Lexis and syntax -- 2.1 Colligation -- 2.2 The computational perspective -- 2.3 The 'London School' perspective -- 2.4 The Valency Grammar perspective -- 2.5 The Lexical-Functional perspective -- 2.6 The Chomskyan perspective -- 2.7 Summary -- Sources and suggestion for further reading -- Focusing questions/topics for discussion -- 3 Lexis and morphology -- 3.1 The inner life of words -- 3.2 Morphemes and allomorphs -- 3.3 'Lexical' morphology and inflectional morphology -- 3.4 Inflectional morphemes and the lexicon -- 3.5 Summary -- Sources and suggestions for further reading -- Focusing questions/topics for discussion -- 4 Lexical partnerships -- 4.1 Collocation: the togetherness factor -- 4.2 Collocational range -- 4.3 Fixed expressions and compounds -- 4.4 Collocations and the dictionary -- 4.5 Corpora and collocations -- 4.6 Creativity and prefabrication in language use -- 4.7 Collocations, the lexicon and lexical units -- 4.8 Summary -- Sources and suggestions for further reading -- Focusing questions/topics for discussion -- 5 Lexis and meaning -- 5.1 Words making the difference -- 5.2 Meaning seen as reference or denotation -- 5.3 Structuralist perspectives on meaning -- 5.4 Componential analysis -- 5.5 Cognitive approaches to meaning -- 5.6 Summary -- Sources and suggestions for further reading -- Focusing questions/topics for discussion -- 6 Lexis, phonology and orthography -- 6.1 Lexis and 'levels of articulation' -- 6.2 Phonemes, stresses and tones.
6.3 Lexical phonology as a reflection of lexical grammar and lexical meaning -- 6.4 Association between particular sounds and particular (categories of) lexical items -- 6.5 Lexis and orthography -- 6.6 Orthography as a reflection of lexical grammar and lexical meaning -- 6.7 Association between particular written signs and particular (categories of) lexical items -- 6.8 Summary -- Sources and suggestions for further reading -- Focusing questions/topics for discussion -- 7 Lexis and language variation -- 7.1 Variety is the spice of language -- 7.2 Language variation: sociolinguistic perspectives -- 7.3 Lexical aspects of geographical variation -- 7.4 Lexical aspects of social variation -- 7.5 Lexical aspects of ethnic variation -- 7.6 Lexical aspects of gender-related variation -- 7.7 Lexical aspects of context-related variation -- 7.8 Lexical variation, culture and thought -- 7.9 Summary -- Sources and suggestions for further reading -- Focusing questions/topics for discussion -- 8 Lexical change -- 8.1 Language in motion -- 8.2 The comparative method and internal reconstruction -- 8.3 Changes in lexical form -- 8.4 Changes in lexical meaning -- 8.5 Changes in lexical distribution -- 8.6 Lexical changes associated with language contact -- 8.7 The case of proper names -- 8.8 Lexical engineering -- 8.9 Summary -- Sources and suggestions for further reading -- Focusing questions/topics for discussion -- 9 Acquiring and processing lexis -- 9.1 The 'mental lexicon' -- 9.2 Meeting the lexical challenge -- 9.3 Before the first words -- 9.4 First words and beyond -- 9.5 Models of lexical processing -- 9.6 L2 dimensions -- 9.7 Summary -- Sources and suggestions for further reading -- Focusing questions/topics for discussion -- 10 Charting and imparting the lexicon -- 10.1 Dictionaries and didactics -- 10.2 Lexicography: a potted history.
10.3 The lexicon - lexicographer's bane! -- 10.4 Approaches to lexis in the language classroom -- 10.5 Lexical learning and other aspects of language learning -- 10.6 Summary -- Sources and suggestions for further reading -- Focusing questions/topics for discussion -- Conclusion -- Index.
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Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- 1 Introduction: the lexicon - words and more -- 1.1 Some preliminary definitions -- 1.2 Words and language -- 1.3 What's in a word? -- 1.4 The domain of the lexicon -- 1.5 Summary -- Sources and suggestions for further reading -- Focusing questions/topics for discussion -- 2 Lexis and syntax -- 2.1 Colligation -- 2.2 The computational perspective -- 2.3 The 'London School' perspective -- 2.4 The Valency Grammar perspective -- 2.5 The Lexical-Functional perspective -- 2.6 The Chomskyan perspective -- 2.7 Summary -- Sources and suggestion for further reading -- Focusing questions/topics for discussion -- 3 Lexis and morphology -- 3.1 The inner life of words -- 3.2 Morphemes and allomorphs -- 3.3 'Lexical' morphology and inflectional morphology -- 3.4 Inflectional morphemes and the lexicon -- 3.5 Summary -- Sources and suggestions for further reading -- Focusing questions/topics for discussion -- 4 Lexical partnerships -- 4.1 Collocation: the togetherness factor -- 4.2 Collocational range -- 4.3 Fixed expressions and compounds -- 4.4 Collocations and the dictionary -- 4.5 Corpora and collocations -- 4.6 Creativity and prefabrication in language use -- 4.7 Collocations, the lexicon and lexical units -- 4.8 Summary -- Sources and suggestions for further reading -- Focusing questions/topics for discussion -- 5 Lexis and meaning -- 5.1 Words making the difference -- 5.2 Meaning seen as reference or denotation -- 5.3 Structuralist perspectives on meaning -- 5.4 Componential analysis -- 5.5 Cognitive approaches to meaning -- 5.6 Summary -- Sources and suggestions for further reading -- Focusing questions/topics for discussion -- 6 Lexis, phonology and orthography -- 6.1 Lexis and 'levels of articulation' -- 6.2 Phonemes, stresses and tones.

6.3 Lexical phonology as a reflection of lexical grammar and lexical meaning -- 6.4 Association between particular sounds and particular (categories of) lexical items -- 6.5 Lexis and orthography -- 6.6 Orthography as a reflection of lexical grammar and lexical meaning -- 6.7 Association between particular written signs and particular (categories of) lexical items -- 6.8 Summary -- Sources and suggestions for further reading -- Focusing questions/topics for discussion -- 7 Lexis and language variation -- 7.1 Variety is the spice of language -- 7.2 Language variation: sociolinguistic perspectives -- 7.3 Lexical aspects of geographical variation -- 7.4 Lexical aspects of social variation -- 7.5 Lexical aspects of ethnic variation -- 7.6 Lexical aspects of gender-related variation -- 7.7 Lexical aspects of context-related variation -- 7.8 Lexical variation, culture and thought -- 7.9 Summary -- Sources and suggestions for further reading -- Focusing questions/topics for discussion -- 8 Lexical change -- 8.1 Language in motion -- 8.2 The comparative method and internal reconstruction -- 8.3 Changes in lexical form -- 8.4 Changes in lexical meaning -- 8.5 Changes in lexical distribution -- 8.6 Lexical changes associated with language contact -- 8.7 The case of proper names -- 8.8 Lexical engineering -- 8.9 Summary -- Sources and suggestions for further reading -- Focusing questions/topics for discussion -- 9 Acquiring and processing lexis -- 9.1 The 'mental lexicon' -- 9.2 Meeting the lexical challenge -- 9.3 Before the first words -- 9.4 First words and beyond -- 9.5 Models of lexical processing -- 9.6 L2 dimensions -- 9.7 Summary -- Sources and suggestions for further reading -- Focusing questions/topics for discussion -- 10 Charting and imparting the lexicon -- 10.1 Dictionaries and didactics -- 10.2 Lexicography: a potted history.

10.3 The lexicon - lexicographer's bane! -- 10.4 Approaches to lexis in the language classroom -- 10.5 Lexical learning and other aspects of language learning -- 10.6 Summary -- Sources and suggestions for further reading -- Focusing questions/topics for discussion -- Conclusion -- Index.

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