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- Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd 2007; US$ 10.00
Packed with useful tips and information; Explanation of why English words are spelt the way they are; The basic rules of English spelling and their notable exceptions Memory prompts to help you remember how to spell the trickiest words. Better Spelling will help you to improve your spelling and so gain confidence for any writing task you have to perform.... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 149.99
The Oxford Handbook of Derivational Morphology is intended as a companion volume to the Oxford Handbook of Compounding (OUP 2009), aiming to provide a comprehensive and thorough overview of the study of derivational morphology. Written by distinguished scholars, its 41 chapters are devoted to theoretical and definitional matters, formal and semantic... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 43.00
The second in a three-volume 2007 survey exploring the syntactic and morphological structures of the world's languages. more...
- DK Publishing 2007; US$ 16.95
Knowing the rules of grammar never goes out of style. Now readers can brush up on their writing skills with just one book. This guide covers the gamut of grammar and style topics, including nouns and pronouns; tense, mood, and voice as expressed through verbs; subject and verb agreement in complete sentences; commas, colons, and semicolons;... more...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 44.99
This book considers the evolution of the grammatical structure of words in the more general contexts of human evolution and the origins of language. The consensus in many fields is that language is well designed for its purpose, and became so either through natural selection or by virtue of non-biological constraints on how language must be structured.... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 94.95
Highly readable and eminently practical, Syntactic Analysis: The Basics focuses on bringing students with little background in linguistics up to speed on how modern syntactic analysis works. A succinct and practical introduction to understanding sentence structure, ideal for students who need to get up to speed on key concepts in the field Introduces... more...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 119.99
This is the most comprehensive history of the Greek prepositional system ever published. It is set within a broad typological context and examines interrelated syntactic, morphological, and semantic change over three millennia. By including, for the first time, Medieval and Modern Greek, Dr Bortone is able to show how the changes in meaning of Greek... more...
- Channel View Publications 2010; US$ 49.95
In a field like L2 vocabulary teaching and learning where interest and research studies are burgeoning, this book offers a useful collection of papers that contains new ways of investigating vocabulary development, techniques for vocabulary teaching such as the Focus on Form hypothesis, word associations, and the use of concordance data. In addition,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 124.99
This book presents for the first time an in-depth historical account of vowel prosthesis in the Romance languages. Vowel prosthesis is a change which involves the appearance of a non-etymological vowel at the beginning of a word: a familiar example is the initial e which appears in the development of Latin sperare to Spanish esperar and French esp--eacute--;rer... more...