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- Wiley 2006; US$ 42.50
Be understood Latinos are the fastest growing workforce in the hospitality industry, and with all of the inherent challenges of running an efficient hospitality business, managers and employees can't afford miscommunication among the staff. Conversational Spanish Grammar for the Hospitality Classroom is the perfect learning tool for students... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 19.99 US$ 15.99
The easy way to master French grammar French Grammar For Dummies is a logical extension and complement to the successful language learning book, French For Dummies. In plain English, it teaches you the grammatical rules of the French language, including parts of speech, sentence construction, pronouns, adjectives, punctuation, stress and verb... more...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 61.07
Das vorliegende Buch leistet einen Beitrag zur wissenschaftlichen Erforschung des Sprachwandels im Bereich passivischer Konstruktionen. Dabei werden die drei romanischen Sprachen Spanisch,Italienisch und Französisch anhand von Chroniken aus drei Epochen vergleichend untersucht. Neben dieser empirischen Besonderheit liegt ein neuer theoretischer Beitrag... 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...