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Title: Semantic primes and cultural scripts in language learning and intercultural communication
Contributor(s): Goddard, Cliff (author); Wierzbicka, Anna (author)
Publication Date: 2007
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/2202
Abstract: Because meaning is fundamental to language and culture, a practical technique for describing meanings and transposing them across languages has multiple practical applications. This chapter demonstrates several applications of the NSM approach to semantics: as a guide to core vocabulary in the early L2 syllabus, as a means of writing cultural scripts and interpreting cultural key words for language learners, and as the basis for a culture-neutral international auxiliary language. Illustrative material is drawn from English, Russian, and Korean.
Publication Type: Book Chapter
Source of Publication: Applied Cultural Linguistics: Implications for second language learning and intercultural communication, p. 105-124
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Company
Place of Publication: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
ISBN: 9789027238948
9027238944
Field of Research (FOR): 200408 Linguistic Structures (incl Grammar, Phonology, Lexicon, Semantics)
HERDC Category Description: B1 Chapter in a Scholarly Book
Other Links: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=CELCR%207
http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/25469938
http://books.google.com.au/books?id=lX-NQlAfVtEC&lpg=PP1&pg=PA105
Series Name: Converging Evidence in Language and Communication Research (CELCR)
Series Number : 7
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