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  • Threshold 1990by J. A. van Ek; J. L. M. Trim

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 30.00

    Threshold 1990 is a statement of language learning objectives for intermediate level learners. more...

  • Llên yr Uchelwyrby Dafydd Johnston

    University of Wales Press 2005; US$ 65.00

    Gwaith Beirdd yr Uchelwyr yn y bedwaredd ganrif ar ddeg a’r bymthegfed oedd uchafbwynt traddodiad barddol Cymraeg yr Oesoedd Canol. Hon yw’r gyfrol gyntaf i gynnig darlun cynhwysfawr ac awdurdodol o lenyddiaeth y cyfnod hwnnw yn ei holl agweddau. Rhoddir ystyriaeth fanwl i rai o gewri’r cywydd megis Dafydd ap Gwilym, Iolo Goch, Guto’r... more...

  • Welsh in the Twenty-First Centuryby Delyth Morris

    University of Wales Press 2010; US$ 35.00

    This book analyses the state of the Welsh language at the beginning of the twenty-first century, with contributions from leading scholars in the fields of sociology and language policy. more...

  • The Perfect Time Spanby Björn Rothstein

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 173.00

    This book is the first book-length study on the Swedish present perfect. It provides an in-depth exploration of the present perfect in English, German and Swedish. It is claimed that only a discourse-based ExtendedNow-approach fully accounts for the present perfect. The main claim is that the length of the ExtendedNow-interval varies cross-linguistically.... more...

  • Mapping the Territoryby Katie Gramich

    Parthian Books 2011; US$ 7.28

    This book may be considered as the second stage in the crucial campaign to raise the profile of Welsh writing in English both within Wales and in the wider world. The first stage was the foundation of the Library of Wales series. more...

  • Komposition und Kompositionalitätby Verena Klos

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 154.00

    This book systematically applies the so-called principle of compositionality to substantive composition and investigates whether this semantic principle can be judged a sufficient basis for the understanding of unknown terms. The central question concerns how far the meaning of a substantive composite with two nominal elements can be ?calculated? from... more...

  • Comparative Studies in Word Order Variationby Christopher Laenzlinger

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 195.00

    The present book is a typological study in crucial portions of the grammars of French/Romance and German/Germanic. It starts by asking: What do adverbs, pronouns and full noun phrases have in common? This question is tackled, on the one hand, from an empirical perspective by the description of relevant linguistic facts leading to significant and unexpected... more...

  • The Dialects of Irishby Raymond Hickey

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 182.00

    The book offers an easy-to-grasp overview of forms of modern Irish within a general linguistic framework. Based on recordings of more than 200 speakers (accessible as supplementary material on the accompanying DVD), the book demonstrates the vitality and breadth of the present-day language. Maps and tables allow easy orientation among the varieties... more...

  • The Order of Words in the Ancient Languages compared with that of the Modern Languagesby Henri Weil; Charles W. Super; Aldo Scaglione

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1978; US$ 158.00

    New edition of a pioneering work on word order, which originally appeared in French in 1844 (3rd ed., 1879), with an index. more...

  • The Syntax of Welshby G. M. Awbery

    Cambridge University Press 1977; US$ 34.00

    This is a full-length study of a Celtic language from the standpoint of modern linguistic theory. more...