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  • Colloquial Spanish of Latin Americaby Roberto Carlos Rodriguez-Saona

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Colloquial Spanish of Latin America: The Complete Course for Beginners has been carefully developed by an experienced teacher to provide a step-by-step course to Latin American Spanish as it is written and spoken today. Combining a clear, practical and accessible style with a methodical and thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners... more...

  • Romance Linguistics 2012by Jason Smith; Tabea Ihsane

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 165.00

    This paper studies nominal expressions including a measure phrase (MP) in Spanish. Corver’s (2009) Predicate Inversion analysis of similar patterns in other languages is critically reviewed, and an alternative proposal is presented within Den Dikken’s (2006) theory of predication, whereby the Spanish [MP + de + N]... more...

  • El castellano de Getxoby Christine Paasch-Kaiser

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 196.00

    This study analyzes the variety of Spanish spoken in the Basque Country and, more specifically, in the town of Getxo. The first, theoretical, part provides a definition of the concept of ?Spanish of the Basque Country,? while the second, empirical, part discusses 17 linguistic phenomena featuring in a corpus of 20 interviews conducted... more...

  • Binominal Quantifiers in Spanishby Katrien Dora Verveckken

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00

    This volume presents a cognitive-functional analysis of binominal quantifiers in Spanish. The leitmotiv underlying the case studies is the iconicity principle, i.e. the motivated, non-arbitrary nature of syntax. Conceptually-driven analogy is shown to be, diachronically, the triggering mechanism in the development of the construction and,... more...

  • Sprache und Raum in der Romaniaby Felix Tacke

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    The study examines the connections between language and space, focusing on ?linguistic territoriality.? The author discusses the behavioral patterns of language communities, which manifest themselves in the appropriation and defense of ?language areas,? by illuminating conflict situations in Belgium, France, Switzerland, and Spain. more...

  • The Acquisition of Italianby Adriana Belletti; Maria Teresa Guasti

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 149.00

    A major contribution to the study of language acquisition and language development inspired by theoretical linguistics has been made by research on the acquisition of Italian syntax. This book offers an updated overview of results from theory-driven experimental and corpus-based research on the acquisition of Italian in different modes (monolingual,... more...

  • Hispanic Linguistics at the Crossroadsby Rachel Klassen; Juana M. Liceras; Elena Valenzuela

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 158.00

    Studies have uncovered several non-standard trill realizations besides the multiple alveolar trill in different Spanish varieties (Lewis, 2004; Colantoni, 2006a; Willis, 2006; Díaz-Campos, 2008; among others). The present study adds to this body of literature by using variationist methods to analyze trill production in Panamanian Spanish. The... more...

  • The L2 Acquisition of Spanish Subjectsby Margaret Quesada

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This volume has two principal objectives: the first is to understand what L2 learners are capable of acquiring in terms of subject expression in Spanish. The second is to identify the distinct contributions of each theoretical model and the like findings among them to discover common ground among varying perspectives in L2 acquisition... more...

  • Manuale di linguistica friulanaby Sabine Heinemann; Luca Melchior

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 280.00

    This handbook provides a systematic, up-to-date overview of the Friulian language, both from a synchronic and from a diachronic perspective. Among other things, it presents in-depth discussions of current problems related to regional multilingualism (Friulian beside Italian as dachsprache , Venetian, German, and Slovenian) as well as... more...

  • Duden - Grundwissen Grammatikby Mechthild Habermann; Dudenredaktion; Gabriele Diewald; Maria Thurmair

    Bibliographisches Institut GmbH 2015; US$ 11.16

    Sie studieren Germanistik, Germanistische Linguistik, Deutsch als Fremdsprache, eine andere Philologie oder Deutsch für das Lehramt? Oder Sie interessieren sich für einen dieser Studiengänge? Mit diesem Band können Sie sich gezielt auf das Studium vorbereiten und die ersten Semester bestreiten: Wiederholen Sie das in der Schule vermittelte grammatische... more...