metaphors we live by

942012_616118365075845_1374820453_n“There’s just too much friction between us.”

“It’s not my fault.”

RELATIONSHIPS ARE GEOLOGICAL FEATURES.

Teaching function words: the cognitive and corpus perspectives

I will be giving a presentation on function words, what we can learn from corpora about them, how we understnad them in light of conceptual metaphor theory and what this all means for second language teaching.

The venue and date: PanSIG @ Hiroshima University, 16 June 2012.