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  • Austronesian Root Theoryby Robert A. Blust

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1988; US$ 158.00

    Since the pioneering analyses of Renward Brandstetter (1860?1942) a quasi-morphological element called the ?root? has been recognized in Austronesian linguistics. This monograph confronts many of the methodological and substantive issues raised but never fully resolved by Brandstetter. In an effort to reassess the value of his work for contemporary... more...

  • Authorial Stance in Research Articlesby Phuong Dzung Pho

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00

    "How do I structure a journal article?"; "Can I use 'I' in a research article?"; "Should I use an active or passive voice?" - Many such questions will be answered in this book, which documents the linguistic devices that authors use to show how they align or distance themselves from arguments and ideas, while maintaining conventions of objectivity. more...

  • Autonomy and Independence in Language Learningby Phil Benson; Peter Voller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    The topics of autonomy and independence play an increasingly important role in language education. They raise issues such as learners' responsibility for their own learning, and their right to determine the direction of their own learning, the skills which can be learned and applied in self-directed learning and capacity for independent learning and... more...

  • Autosegmental Representation in a Declarative Constraint-Based Frameworkby James M. Scobbie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Aviation Englishby Dominique Estival; Candace Farris; Brett Molesworth

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Aviation English investigates the key issues related to the use of English for the purpose of communication in aviation and analyses the current research on language training, testing and assessment in the area of Aviation English. Based on a series of recent empirical studies in aviation communication and taking an interdisciplinary approach, this... more...

  • Bayerisches Wörterbuchby Johann Andreas Schmeller

    De Gruyter 1996; US$ 154.00

    Aus der Presse: "Schmellers Wörterbuch ist nicht nur das erste moderne Opus dieser Art nach historischen Prinzipien, sondern vor allem eine wahre Schatzkammer für die Kultur- und Gesellschaftsgeschichte Bayerns, für Volksbräuche, Sprichwörter und Rechtszustände, die der Volksmann und Paulskirchenkandidat oft und ungeschminkt dort beim Namen nennt,... more...

  • Be and Equational Sentences in Egyptian Colloquial Arabicby Mohamed Sami Anwar

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1979; US$ 158.00

    The volume attempts to deal with equational sentences in Egyptian Colloquial Arabic and their remote structure. In this unique monograph Mohamed Sami Anwar oes to show that equational sentences in Egyptian Colloquial Arabic are derived from underlying sentences that have transitive or intransitive verbs and that the verb be in its overt form is only... more...

  • Between East and Westby Youzhuang Geng

    Baylor University Press 2016; US$ 59.95

    In Between East and West/Word and Image , Geng Youzhuang, one of China?s leading intellectuals, offers an original and sophisticated analysis of both Western cultural and literary theory and contemporary Chinese thought. In this fascinating exploration of the respective intellectual traditions within China and the West, Geng shows how the dynamics... more...

  • Beyond Wordsby Frank Liedtke; Cornelia Schulze

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 154.00

    In pragmatics, it is widely accepted that the overall meaning of an utterance performed as part of a verbal interchange is underdetermined by the meaning of the sentence uttered. Speaker meaning has to be considered as a complex utterance level combining semantic knowledge and context-driven, pragmatic information as an integrated whole.... more...

  • Bibliografía Nebrisenseby Miguel Ángel Esparza Torres; Hans-Josef Niederehe

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 188.00

    The Spanish humanist Antonio de Nebrija (1444-1522) is the author of an impressive body of scientific work which comprises a broad spectrum of humanistic knowledge. While the languages dealt with by Nebrija include not only Latin and Spanish, but the most prominent Romance languages, his grammatical work focuses on Latin, Castillian, Greek and even... more...