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- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 48.95
This book studies the linguistic representation of events by examining the relevance of two salient event characteristics-- telicity and durativity-- to the grammatical system of natural language. The study of events, and of event characteristics, is an important testing ground for theories on the boundary between extralinguistic and linguistic... more...
- Taylor & Francis Ltd 2002; US$ 24.95
German Grammar in Context takes key areas of German grammar and studies each within the context of an authentic text. Each chapter deals with a specific element of grammar which is highlighted in the text so that attention is drawn specifically to it. The reader is then given the opportunity to test understanding with a series of exercises. more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 168.43
Conjugation classes, e.g. strong verbs with change of vowel versus weak verbs with a t-suffix to express tense represent formal differentiations without functional equivalent. Thus, at first glance, they appear to complicate the language system. This study shows that conjugation classes by no means must be necessarily downgraded in the... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2003; US$ 12.68
This new volume of eight short stories offers students of German at all levels the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of contemporary literature in the original, with the aid of parallel translations. The majority of these stories have been written in the past decade, and reflect a rich diversity of styles and themes. Complete with notes, the stories... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2011; US$ 8.99
Is this the right book for me? Want to get more out of your study of German? Essential German Grammar is an up-to-date introduction to German grammar. You don't need to know a lot about grammar before you start. Everything is explained simply and there are lots of examples to illustrate each point. Unlike more traditional grammars, Essential... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 13.99
Is this the right course for me? Do you have a working knowledge of German, but want to improve? Allow this book to come to your rescue and eliminate basic errors and slips of the pen. Each one of 50 top tips for improving your spoken and written German is presented and analysed across a whole double page, with explanations as to where and why... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 134.73
Terms and terminologies are central topics of terminology research, yet strategies of terminologization - that is, the introduction of terminological systems to specialized texts - have received scant attention to date. Using examples from DIN 2330 and Kant?s Critique of Pure Reason , this study examines the quantitative aspects of terminologization.... more...
- De Gruyter 2002; Not Available
The new »Paul« is the only single-volume of German on historical principles in which the citation of sources from post-1945 literature figures as prominently as material from earlier periods. It thus contrives both to enhance our understanding of earlier literature (notably Classical and Romantic) and to prompt more searching reflection... more...
- De Gruyter 2006; US$ 168.43
Gottschald?s book is the standard German work on onomastics. It explains every German surname and its parts, and cross-referencing relates one name to another. Rudolf Schützeichel?s introduction to onomastics and an extensive and updated bibliography in the appendix round off this volume. more...