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- Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 10.99
Fully revised and updated, this dictionary covers all the essential French vocabulary of everyday life. With extensive coverage, it presents over 100,000 words, phrases, and translations for those first learning French or for those simply needing a quick reference. It includes special. treatment of key words--the frequently-used words that are the... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 37.60
Written to heighten exam potential in Language B, these books will give students the experience and confidence they need to shine. With lots of focused, skills-based exercises that strengthen specific competencies, plus detailed information on exam struct more...
- Crown/Archetype 2012; US$ 16.00
Learn the basics of the Spanish language with this easy-to-use guide by one of America's most prominent language teachers. Anyone can read, write, and speak Spanish in only a few short weeks with this unique and proven method, which completely eliminates rote memorization and boring drills. With original black and white illustration by Andy Warhol,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 165.00
This volume contains a selection of refereed and revised papers, originally presented at the 30th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages, focussing on the areas of phonology and language variation. The papers address issues in phonology such as the emergence of the unmarked, representational structure in phonology and morphology, intonation in Spanish,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 165.00
This paper explores the concept of linguistic rhythm classes through a series of studies exploiting metrics designed to quantify speech rhythm. We compared the rhythm of ?syllable-timed? French and Spanish with that of ?stress-timed? Dutch and English, finding that rate-normalised metrics of vocalic interval variability (VarcoV and nPVI-V), together... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1995; US$ 149.00
The aim of the book is to collect and make available to the public recent studies on Roumanian in the framework of Generative Grammar. All the studies can be considered as highly advanced from both the empirical and the theoretical point of view. In fact, they deal with many of the phenomena that differentiate this language from other well-studied... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 158.00
This brief monograph explores the historical motivations for two sets of phonological changes in some varieties of Romance: restructured voicing of intervocalic /p t k/, and palatalization of initial /l/ and /n/. These developments have been treated repeatedly over the decades, yet neither has enjoyed a satisfactory solution. This book attempts to... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1996; US$ 180.00
This volume presents recent theoretical research on Romance languages, selected from papers presented at the 25th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages. It includes studies of individual Romance languages as well as comparative studies — both within the Romance family and with non-Romance languages (Basque, Bulgarian, Germanic and Quechua).... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1984; US$ 188.00
Une méthodologie commune est la caractéristique principale des travaux qui sont réunis dans ces actes du Premier Colloque Européen sur la Grammaire et le Lexique comparés des langues Romanes (Palerme 1981). La comparaison n?est pas une nouveauté en linguistique Romane; l?originalité des travaux présentés... more...
- De Gruyter 1994; US$ 118.39
Se enfocan la lengua espańola y los cambios culturales en el Caribe desde los contactos con los taínos y los indígenas del Continente y sus repercusiones lingüísticas y literarias, y se analiza el desarrollo de la lengua en las Antillas Mayores, la criollización, el contacto con lenguas posteriores y la descriollización, resultado de interferencias... more...