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  • The Typology of Motion Eventsby

    De Gruyter Mouton 2013; US$ 140.00

    This comprehensive study concentrates particularly on the use of a closed set of motion verbs in five of the major dialects, including Mandarin, Wú, Hakka, M?n and Cantonese. The author shows that these dialects form a continuum with some exhibiting more characteristics of a verb-framed language than the others. The phenomenon reflects the various... more...

  • Die temporalen Infinitkonstruktionen im Kalmückischenby Olga Seesing

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 49.01

    Kalmückisch ist eine westmongolische Sprache, die hauptsächlich in der Republik Kalmückien (eine autonome Teilrepublik im Südwesten des europäischen Russlands) gesprochen wird. Mit ca. 160000 Muttersprachlern befindet sie sich heute in der Liste der bedrohten Sprachen der UNESCO.Das Buch behandelt aus der synchronen Perspektive die komplexen temporalen... more...

  • The Concept of Reductionby Raphael van Riel

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    This volume investigates the notion of reduction. Building on the idea that philosophers?employ the term ?reduction? to reconcile diversity and directionality with unity, without relying on elimination, the book offers a powerful explication of an ?ontological?, notion of reduction the extension of which is (primarily) formed by properties, kinds,... more...

  • Tuttle Chinese for Kids Flash Cards Kit Vol 1 Simplified Characterby Tuttle Publishing

    Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 19.95

    A fun and kid-friendly introduction to Chinese! The Tuttle Chinese for Kids Flash Cards (Simplified Character Edition) kit is an introductory Chinese language learning tool especially designed to help children from preschool through early elementary level acquire basic words, Chinese characters, phrases, and sentences in Chinese in a fun and... more...

  • Tuttle Chinese for Kids Flash Cards Kit Vol 1 Traditional Characterby Tuttle Publishing

    Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 19.95

    A fun and kid-friendly introduction to Chinese! The Tuttle Chinese for Kids Flash Cards (Traditional Character Edition) kit is an introductory language Chinese learning tool especially designed to help children from preschool through early elementary level acquire basic words, traditional Chinese characters, phrases, and sentences in Chinese... more...

  • Karl Heinrich Menges: Briefe. Teil IIby Michael Knüppel

    Traugott Bautz 2010; US$ 11.80

    InhaltsverzeichnisVorwort1. Einleitung1.1 Karl Heinrich Menges - Leben und Werk1.2 Max Johann Friedrich Vasmer - Leben und Werk1.3 Biobibliographisches zu Karl Heinrich Menges (22.4.1908-20.9.1999)1.4 Biobibliographisches zu Max Johann Friedrich Vasmer (28.2.1886-30.11.1962)2. Konkordanz3. Der Briefwechsel4. Anhänge5. Abkürzungsverzeichnis6. Literaturverzeichnis7.... more...

  • Learning Chinese in Diasporic Communitiesby Xiao Lan Curdt-Christiansen; Andy Hancock

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00

    Issues connected with motivation, ethnicity, and identity among adolescent and young adult heritage language learners are the subject of a growing amount of research in diaspora communities. However, until recently, this research has tended to be quantitative, and the constructs were theorized and operationalized in a categorical or essentialist manner.... more...

  • Multimodality, Interaction and Turn-taking in Mandarin Conversationby Xiaoting Li

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    One major feature of conversation is that people take turns to speak. Based on audio and video recordings of naturally-occurring Mandarin conversation, this book explores the role of syntax, prosody, body movements as well as their interplay in turn organization in the temporal unfolding of action and interaction. Adopting the methodology of interactional... more...

  • Basic Written Chinese Practice Essentialsby Cornelius C. Kubler; Jerling Guo Kubler

    Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 24.95

    Use this one-of-a-kind practice guide and Chinese workbook together with any Chinese book or language program, and dramatically enhance your speaking. No matter what book or course you're using to learn Chinese, it takes a lot of practice. Here is a wealth of effective practice activities to help polish your written Chinese. This book corresponds... more...

  • Basic Spoken Chinese Practice Essentialsby Cornelius C. Kubler; Wang Yang

    Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 24.95

    Use this one-of-a-kind practice guide together with any Chinese book or language program, and dramatically enhance your speaking. No matter what book or course you're using to learn Chinese, it takes a lot of practice. Here is a wealth of effective practice activities—including more than 16 hours of audio material!—to help polish your spoken Mandarin... more...