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  • Spanish Vocabulary Drillsby Ronni Gordon; David Stillman

    McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 13.00

    Practice your way to a bigger vocabulary Learners! and better Spanish skills If you want to expand your language skills, Spanish Vocabulary Drills is filled with the information and practice you need to reach optimum results. Written by bestselling language-teaching experts Ronni L. Gordon and David M. Stillman, this book features essential Spanish... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Derivational Morphologyby Rochelle Lieber; Pavol Stekauer

    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...

  • Dependency Linguisticsby Kim Gerdes; Eva Hajicová; Leo Wanner

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    The objective of this paper is to discuss a formal representation of subject pronoun within a multi-strata dependency model. We propose criteria to describe consistently subject pronoun variations, naming subject pronouns that have no meaning and/or no morpho-phonological expression. We will present particular syntactic structures raised from a change... more...

  • Word Classesby Raffaele Simone; Francesca Masini

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    Word classes play a fundamental role in many parts of linguistics. Yet, when looking at words individually, there is a large ‘class’ of words that does not behave like any other. This is illustrated here by describing the idiosyncratic behaviour of one such word: half. Half is labeled in many different ways: an adjective, a predeterminer,... more...

  • Minimalism and Beyondby Peter Kosta; Steven L. Franks; Teodora Radeva-Bork; Lilia Schürcks

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 158.00

    The problem pursued in this paper concerns the role of Arbitrariness in linguistic expressions. Saussurean Arbitrariness is due to the conventional sound-meaning-relation of linguistic expressions. It is systematically projected (but not reduced) from Lexical Items to linguistic expressions of unrestricted complexity by the operation of Merge. This... more...

  • Theory and Data in Cognitive Linguisticsby Nikolas B. Gisborne; Willem Hollmann

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00

    How do people describe events they have witnessed? What role does linguistic aspect play in this process? To provide answers to these questions, we conducted an experiment on aspectual framing. In our task, people were asked to view videotaped vehicular accidents and to describe what happened (perfective framing) or what was happening (imperfective... more...

  • Colloquial Yorubaby Antonia Yétúndé Folàrín Schleicher

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 85.00

    Specially written by an experienced teacher for self-study or class use, this easy to use and up to date course provides a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Yoruba with no prior knowledge of the language required. Colloquial Yoruba is: interactive ? with lots of exercises for regular practice clear ? providing concise grammar... more...

  • Gwynne's Grammarby N.M. Gwynne

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 19.95

    Anxious about apostrophes?   In a pickle over your pronouns and prepositions?   Fear not?Mr. Gwynne is here with his wonderfully concise and highly enjoyable book of grammar.   Within these pages, adults and children alike will find all they need to rediscover this lost science and sharpen up their skills.   Mr. Gwynne believes that happiness... more...

  • Late Modern English Syntaxby Marianne Hundt

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    Using increasingly sophisticated databases, this volume explores grammatical usage from the Late Modern period in a broad context. more...