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  • Oxford Color French Dictionary Plusby Marianne Chalmers; Rosalind Combley; Laura Wedgeworth

    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...

  • French Essentials For Dummiesby Laura K. Lawless; Erotopoulos

    Wiley 2011; US$ 9.99

    Just the core concepts you need to write and speak French correctly If you have some knowledge of French and want to polish your skills, French Essentials For Dummies focuses on just the core concepts you need to communicate effectively. From conjugating verbs to understanding tenses, this easy-to-follow guide lets you skip the suffering and score... more...

  • The Everything Spanish Practice Bookby Julie Gutin

    F+W Media 2005; US$ 19.95

    Are you ready to take your basic Spanish skills to the next level? Have you gotten all you can from your instructional textbooks? Do you like to learn in creative and fun ways? With exciting audio narrated by Con Salsa radio host Peter Martinez and with over 200 exercises, The Everything Spanish Practice Book has everything needed to master the Spanish... more...

  • Passivierung und Unakkusativität in den romanischen Sprachen Spanisch, Italienisch und Französischby Katrin Schmitz

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 73.18

    Hauptbeschreibung 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... more...

  • Left Sentence Peripheries in Spanishby Andreas Dufter; Álvaro S. Octavio de Toledo

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 158.00

    The aim of this paper is to describe the syntax and semantics of Focus Fronting (FF) constructions in a range of Romance languages, including both regional and diachronic varieties, in order to reclassify these constructions on the basis of a common comparative ground. I shall begin with a look at some Sardinian data, mostly already presented in earlier... more...

  • Romance Phonology and Variationby Caroline R. Wiltshire; Joaquim Camps

    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...

  • Segmental and prosodic issues in Romance phonologyby Pilar Prieto; Joan Mascaró; Maria-Josep Solé

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 165.00

    This volume is a collection of cutting-edge research papers written by well-known researchers in the field of Romance phonetics and phonology. An important goal of this book is to bridge the gap between traditional Romance linguistics ? with its long and rich tradition in data collection, cross-language comparison, and phonetic variation ? and laboratory... more...

  • Advances in Roumanian Linguisticsby Guglielmo Cinque; Giuliana Giusti

    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...

  • Comparative Historical Dialectologyby Thomas D. Cravens

    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...

  • Grammatical Theory and Romance Languagesby Karen Zagona

    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...