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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1993; US$ 165.00
This study examines certain features of Dutch syntax between approximately 1300 and 1650. Of central importance are the overall developments in the word order patterning and the various changes they entail elsewhere in the grammar, such as in the negative construction. After an introductory chapter providing goals and background for the study, the... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2011; US$ 14.99
A book about the quirks of the English language from an Australian point of view, from popular author and ABC TV and Radio regular Kate Burridge. Morsels of English Language History . Why can we fall in love but not in hate? . What do codswallop and poppycock share? . Why not one house and two hice? . How come we scream blue murder, sing the... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2011; US$ 12.99
People who love English - the way words are used and put together to create meaning; the arcane rules and infuriating exceptions; the vital, living history of the way the language has changed through the centuries to create a richness and depth that exceeds that of many other languages - are often very passionate about how it is used and how it is... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2012; US$ 12.99
A collection of observations on the mysteries and intricacies of English generated from talkback calls to Kate's popular segment on Peter Clarke's evening program on 3LO. Based on Kate Burridge's ABC Radio call-in show about language, this book reveals the seemingly limitless fascination English speakers have for the language and the joy with which... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
Answering key questions such as 'Why study grammar?' and 'What is standard English?', Introducing English Grammar guides readers through the practical analysis of the syntax of English sentences. With all special terms carefully explained as they are introduced, the book is written for readers with no previous experience of grammatical analysis.... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 37.91
These new multimedia textbooks cover the phonology, morphology and syntax of varieties of English around the world. They will be published in four volumes, sorted according to regions, and each volume will be accompanied by an interactive CD-ROM. The articles, written by widely acclaimed specialists, provide concise and comprehensive information... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95
The Understanding Language series provides approachable, yet authoritative, introductions to all the major topics in linguistics. Ideal for students with little or no prior knowledge of linguistics, each book carefully explains the basics, emphasising understanding of the essential notions rather than arguing for a particular theoretical position.... more...