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  • Multimodality, Interaction and Turn-taking in Mandarin Conversationby Xiaoting Li

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    One major feature of conversation is that people take turns to speak. Based on audio and video recordings of naturally-occurring Mandarin conversation, this book explores the role of syntax, prosody, body movements as well as their interplay in turn organization in the temporal unfolding of action and interaction. Adopting the methodology of interactional... more...

  • Wh-Konstruktionen im Türkischenby Annette Herkenrath

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 112.73

    Annette Herkenraths Studie zu den wh-Konstruktionen im Türkischen betrachtet Äußerungen des gesprochenen Türkisch, die wh-Elemente wie ne ?was? oder kim ?wer? enthalten. Ziel der Untersuchung ist es, die kommunikativen, insbesondere wissensorganisierenden und diskursstrukturierenden Funktionen türkischer wh-Konstruktionen zu erfassen und sie aufgrund... more...

  • 30 Minuten Bewerben auf Englischby Svenja Hofert; Nicola Bock

    Gabal Verlag 2012; US$ 8.25

    "Bitte senden Sie Ihre Bewerbung auf Englisch" - die Nachfrage nach englischen Bewerbungen steigt auch innerhalb Deutschlands. Für internationale Firmen ist die englische Bewerbung längst selbstverständlich. Dieser Ratgeber zeigt Ihnen, wie Sie sich innerhalb Deutschlands, aber auch im angloamerikanischen Sprachraum auf Englisch bewerben,... more...

  • Chinese Language(s)by Maria Kurpaska

    De Gruyter Mouton 2010; US$ 182.00

    The book uncovers the role The Great Dictionary of Modern Chinese Dialects plays in analyzing the spectrum of linguistic differentiation in China. The author starts by sketching the development and current state of Chinese dialectology and dialectal research. She then provides an analysis of the Dictionary and of the kind of information it provides.... more...

  • The Typology of Motion Eventsby

    De Gruyter Mouton 2013; US$ 140.00

    This comprehensive study concentrates particularly on the use of a closed set of motion verbs in five of the major dialects, including Mandarin, Wú, Hakka, M?n and Cantonese. The author shows that these dialects form a continuum with some exhibiting more characteristics of a verb-framed language than the others. The phenomenon reflects the various... more...

  • Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammarby Claudia Ross; Jing-heng Sheng Ma

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 48.95

    An innovative reference guide to Mandarin Chinese, this easy-to-use text combines traditional and function-based grammar in a single volume. more...

  • Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar Workbookby Claudia Ross; Jing-Heng Sheng Ma; Baozhang He

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 47.95

    Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar Workbook is a book of exercises and language tasks for all learners of Mandarin Chinese. Divided into two sections, the Workbook initially provides exercises based on essential grammatical structures, and moves on to practise everyday functions such as making introductions, apologizing and expressing needs. ... more...

  • The Morphology of Chineseby Jerome L. Packard

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 67.00

    Comprehensive study of the linguistic and cognitive nature of Chinese words. more...

  • Tone Sandhiby Matthew Y. Chen

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 67.00

    This book, first published in 2000, is a most comprehensive analysis of the complex tonal patterns of Chinese languages. more...

  • Modern Chineseby Ping Chen

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 34.00

    This book describes the development of Modern Chinese from the late nineteenth century to the 1990s. more...