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  • Language Attitudes in England and Austriaby John Bellamy

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 34.22

    <P>In both Manchester and Vienna, there is much anecdotal evidence about the social implications of one's spoken language variety. However, the evaluation of a person's character based on the way they speak might not necessarily be the same in different countries with different languages. If evaluations of a speaker's social class, professional... more...

  • An Introduction to Syntactic Analysis and Theoryby Dominique Sportiche; Hilda Koopman; Edward Stabler

    Wiley 2013; US$ 102.95

    An Introduction to Syntactic Analysis and Theory offers beginning students a comprehensive overview of and introduction to our current understanding of the rules and principles that govern the syntax of natural languages. Includes numerous pedagogical features such as ‘practice’ boxes and sidebars, designed to facilitate understanding... more...

  • Grammatik der Mundart von Laureinby Cristian Kollmann

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 53.13

    <P>Zwar sind die Tiroler Mundarten in der Forschungsliteratur nicht unterrepräsentiert, doch eine umfassende Untersuchung der Laut- und Formenlehre einer einzelnen Ortsmundart, sowohl aus synchroner als auch als diachroner Sicht, liegt bislang nicht vor. Für eine solche Untersuchung bietet sich die südbairische Mundart von Laurein, im Südwesten... more...

  • Nominalizationsby Maria Koptjevskaja-Tamm

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 190.00

    Based on extensive and diverse material from 70 languages, and covering a range of previously undiscussed problems, this book provides a thorough analysis of how nominalization types interact with other structural features. It focuses on action nominal constructions, and in particular, the comparison of their syntactic structure with that of finite... more...

  • The Meaning of Focus Particlesby Ekkehard König

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 185.00

    Focus particles (words such as even , only , also ) play an important role in English, in various syntactic and semantic domains, but their characteristics pose numerous problems for current syntactic frameworks and semantic theories. This book presents a comprehensive analysis of the syntax, meaning and use of focus particles and related function... more...

  • Aspectual Grammar and Past Time Referenceby Laura A. Michaelis

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    This study presents a semantic framework for analysing all aspectual constructions in terms of the event state distinction, and describes the grammatical expression of aspectual meaning in terms of a theory of grammatical constructions. In this theory, grammatical constructions, like words, are conventionalized form-meaning pairs, which are best described... more...

  • Current Morphologyby Andrew Carstairs-McCarthy

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 185.00

    This book aims to provide a thorough and wide-ranging introduction to approaches to morphology in linguistic theory over the last twenty years. This comprehensive survey concentrates not only on the generative linguistic mainstream, but on approaches that are less fashionable or relatively unknown to English-speaking linguists, and highlights recent... more...

  • Grammar and Contextby Ann Hewings; Martin Hewings

    Routledge 2004; US$ 41.95

    Grammar in Context considers how grammatical choices influence and are influenced by the context in which communication takes place within a wide variety of contexts. more...

  • Studies in General and English Phoneticsby Jack Windsor Lewis

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 300.00

    Rhythm, intonation, exotic and familiar languages as well as computer-sythesized audio-communications, procedures in forensic linguistics, pronunciation lexicography, language change and sociological aspects of speech such as English regional accents and dialects in Britain and other parts of the world are covered in these thirty-eight articles in... more...