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By Farzad Sharifian

This groundbreaking assortment represents the huge scope of state-of-the-art study in Cultural Linguistics, a burgeoning box of interdisciplinary inquiry into the relationships among language and cultural cognition. The fabrics surveyed in its chapters show how cultural conceptualisations encoded in language relate to all facets of human existence - from emotion and embodiment to kinship, faith, marriage and politics, even the knowledge of existence and dying. Cultural Linguistics attracts on cognitive technology, complexity technology and disbursed cognition, between different disciplines, to reinforce its theoretical and analytical base. The instruments it has constructed have labored towards insightful investigations into the cultural grounding of language in several utilized domain names, together with global Englishes, cross-cultural/intercultural pragmatics, intercultural conversation, educating English as a world Language (TEIL), and political discourse analysis.

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