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- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
Mimetic words, also known as ?sound-symbolic words?, ?ideophones? or more popularly as ?onomatopoeia?, constitute an important subset of the Japanese lexicon; we find them as well in the lexicons of other Asian languages and sub-Saharan African languages. Mimetics play a central role in Japanese grammar and feature in children?s early utterances.... more...
- M and J Grand Orbit Communications 2016; US$ 43.00
The book establishes 28 phonemic consonants and 7 vowels, as well as lexical and grammatical tones in Igala. It shows the canonical syllable types as V and CV with no complexity, and relates resyllabification to the retiming of segments as tone bearing units and the duration of their mora. The work discusses nine word classes, as well as ideophones... more...
- Adams Media 2003; US$ 9.95
The Only Grammar Book You'll Ever Need is the ideal resource for everyone who wants to produce writing that is clear, concise, and grammatically excellent. Whether you're creating perfect professional documents, spectacular school papers, or effective personal letters, you'll find this handbook indispensable. From word choice to punctuation to organization,... more...
- Adams Media 2012; US$ 12.95
Everyone wants to produce writing that is clear, concise, and grammatically accurate, but getting to that point is not always easy. If you've ever had difficulty finding the right phrase to complete a simple sentence or have struggled to put a complicated thought into words, The Only Grammar and Style Workbook You'll Ever Need is for you. In this... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95
The Indo-European Languages presents a comprehensive survey of the individual languages and language subgroups within this language family. With over four hundred languages and dialects and almost three billion native speakers, the Indo-European language family is the largest of the recognized language groups and includes most of the major current... more...
- De Gruyter 2017; US$ 129.56
Esta colección de contribuciones se ocupa de cuestiones lexicográficas y gramaticales del español desde una perspectiva (multi)contrastiva y didáctica. El principal objetivo radica en identificar fenómenos clave para la elaboración de gramáticas y diccionarios contrastivos para el español y otras lenguas, atendiendo, a su vez, a los últimos... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95
Intermediate Cantonese is designed for learners who have achieved basic proficiency and wish to progress to more complex language. Each of the 25 units combines clear, concise grammar explanations with communicatively oriented exercises to help build confidence and fluency. Features include: Many authentic examples from contemporary media,... more...
- Profile Books 2015; US$ 10.65
This 'engaging history of punctuation' ( Wall Street Journal ) is not only the first history of its kind, but a complete guide on how to use English punctuation. Behind every punctuation mark lies a thousand stories. The punctuation of English, marked with occasional rationality, is founded on arbitrariness and littered with oddities. For a system... more...
- Profile Books 2016; US$ 17.31
Slang is the language of pop culture, low culture, street culture, underground movements and secret societies; depending on your point of view, it is a badge of honour, a sign of identity or a dangerous assault on the values of polite society. Of all the vocabularies available to us, slang is the most alive, constantly evolving and - as it leaks... more...