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- Michael O' Mara Books 2011; US$ 6.99
Features hundreds of ridiculous examples of the misadventures in English discovered all over the world - from hotel signs to baffling advertisements, such as the German beauty product offering a 'Cream shower for pretentious skin' or the Japanese bar that boasts 'Special cocktails for ladies with nuts'. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1990; US$ 213.00
This collection of papers on the Brythonic languages of the Celtic group is divided into four parts: Welsh linguistics, Breton and Cornish linguistics, literary linguistics, and historical linguistics. This has resulted in a book providing a thorough and comprehensive coverage of this branch of Celtic studies prepared by leading scholars in the field.... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 188.00
While Celtic languages are nominally VSO in basic word order, the languages of the Brythonic branch have exhibited striking synchronic and historical variations from the prototype. This volume comprises the very latest research in word order in Welsh, reton and Cornish from nine of the leading scholars in the field. The studies deal with historical,... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 169.95
This study examines the current situation of the Celtic languages in Ireland, Scotland and Wales. It demonstrates how, over a significant period of time, they shifted under pressure from the domination of English from monolingualism to bilingualism. more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 32.47
Hauptbeschreibung Wegen ihrer ausgeprägten Formbindung, ihrer überbordenden Bildlichkeit und der Vielzahl sprachlicher Neuschöpfungen stellt Gertrud Kolmars Lyrik für jeden Übersetzer eine außergewöhnliche Herausforderung dar. Ausgehend vom konkreten Material werden in den Beiträgen spezifische Probleme der Wortwahl, des Satzbaus, der Klangstruktur... more...
- Michael O'Mara 2014; US$ 9.99
Tales of fairies at the bottom of the garden are usually dismissed as fantasy, but many ordinary people claim to have encountered them. Fairy lore has a long history, deeply ingrained in the folk memory of many different peoples and cultures. Janet Bord's fascinating investigation of this unexplored aspect of the supernatural reveals where you might... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 129.95
This book brings together seemingly unrelated Eastern and Western languages and finds common Celtic roots and reference points within them. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 53.95
Designed to complement Learning to Teach Modern Foreign Languages in the Secondary School , this book focuses specifically on the skills and processes of teaching MFL at A and A/S level in schools and colleges. The book is divided into three sections: the changing nature of A and A/S level courses; bridging the gap between GCSE and A level; and planning,... more...