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  • Marshallese Reference Grammarby Byron W. Bender; Alfred Capelle; Louise Pagotto; Robert A. Blust

    University of Hawaii Press 2016; US$ 29.00

    This reference grammar covers the phonology, morphology, and syntax of the language of the Republic of the Marshall Islands. It is the result of a long and sustained effort, inexorably entwined with that of the Marshallese-English Dictionary, published in 1976. Following a general introduction that situates the islands and their people in the cultural... more...

  • Intonation and Meaningby Daniel Büring

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 38.99 US$ 33.53

    This book examines the interplay between prosody-stress, phrasing, and melody-and interpretation-felicity in discourse, inferences, and emphasis. It presents the main phenomena involved, and introduces current formal analyses of prosodic structure, relevant aspects of discourse structure, intonational meaning, and the relations between them. more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Modality and Moodby Jan Nuyts; Johan van der Auwera

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 154.99 US$ 133.29

    This handbook offers an in depth and comprehensive state of the art survey of the linguistic domains of modality and mood. An international team of experts in the field examine the full range of methodological and theoretical approaches to the many facets of the phenomena involved. more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Information Structureby Caroline Féry; Shinichiro Ishihara

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 154.99 US$ 133.29

    This book provides linguists with a clear, critical, and comprehensive overview of theoretical and experimental work on information structure. Leading researchers survey the main theories of information structure in syntax, phonology, and semantics as well as perspectives from psycholinguistics and other relevant fields. more...

  • The Morphome Debateby Ana Luís; Ricardo Bermúdez-Otero

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 114.99 US$ 98.89

    This volume is the first book length study to examine the morpheme - a unit that is purely morphological in nature - from a wide variety of theoretical perspectives. It draws on data from a range of typologically unrelated languages including Archi, German, Kayardild, Latin, Russian, Sanskrit, Selkup, Ulwa, and American Sign Language. more...

  • The Syntactic Structures of Koreanby Jong-Bok Kim

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 88.00 US$ 72.16

    Jong-Bok Kim offers a remarkably broad yet in-depth overview of popular contemporary topics in Korean syntax and semantics. more...

  • Inner-sentential Propositional Proformsby Werner Frey; André Meinunger; Kerstin Schwabe

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2016; US$ 149.00

    This paper proposes a theoretically minimal analysis of cataphoric propositional pronoun insertion in complex sentences in Hungarian, based on the realization of the SpecCP in the embedded clause. In accordance with Chomsky (2008), we assume that the derivation of SpecCP results from the instantiation of the edge-feature in C. We argue that syntax... more...

  • The Routledge Handbook of the English Writing Systemby Vivian Cook; Des Ryan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 240.00

    The Routledge Handbook of the English Writing System provides a comprehensive account of the English Writing System, both in its current iteration and highlighting the developing trends that will influence its future. Thirty chapters written by specialists from around the world cover core linguistic and psychological aspects, and also include... more...

  • Latin for Common Entrance Two Answersby N. R. R. Oulton

    Hodder Education 2016; US$ 15.99

    This PDF download provides a complete set of answers to the exercises in Latin for Common Entrance Two. - Clear layout saves time marking work - Enables efficient assessment of pupils' strengths and weaknesses - Advice and guidance develops pupils' use of the language more...

  • Latin for Common Entrance Twoby N. R. R. Oulton

    Hodder Education 2016; US$ 19.99

    Latin for Common Entrance Two is the second book in Nicholas Oulton's new Latin course, combining your favourite elements of So You Really Want to Learn Latin, Latin Prep and Ab Initio, but now it maps precisely to the new ISEB syllabus and contains passages and question types in line with the revised Common Entrance exam.Following on from Book One,... more...