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- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 44.95
This practical guide offers valuable support for student-teachers and teachers in their early professional development. It provides detailed and up to date examples of theory in practice, and includes practical advice about planning and teaching MFL in the classroom. more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 196.00
The essays in this volume, dating from 1991 onwards, focus on highly characteristic constructionsof English, Romance languages, and German. The self-contained essays on classic generative debates can all be read separately. They are rich in empirical documentation, and yet in all of them, solutions are constructed around a coherent, relatively simple... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95
This study demonstrates the relevance of an integrational linguistic perspective to language learning. By shunning realist and structuralist theories, commitment to the perspective of the language user, and adherence to a semiology in which signs are the situated products of interactants' interpretive behavior, this method radically reconceptualizes... more...
- University of Wales Press 2005; US$ 65.00
Gwaith Beirdd yr Uchelwyr yn y bedwaredd ganrif ar ddeg ar bymthegfed oedd uchafbwynt traddodiad barddol Cymraeg yr Oesoedd Canol. Hon ywr gyfrol gyntaf i gynnig darlun cynhwysfawr ac awdurdodol o lenyddiaeth y cyfnod hwnnw yn ei holl agweddau. Rhoddir ystyriaeth fanwl i rai o gewrir cywydd megis Dafydd ap Gwilym, Iolo Goch, Gutor... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 173.00
This book is the first book-length study on the Swedish present perfect. It provides an in-depth exploration of the present perfect in English, German and Swedish. It is claimed that only a discourse-based ExtendedNow-approach fully accounts for the present perfect. The main claim is that the length of the ExtendedNow-interval varies cross-linguistically.... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 168.00
This book systematically applies the so-called principle of compositionality to substantive composition and investigates whether this semantic principle can be judged a sufficient basis for the understanding of unknown terms. The central question concerns how far the meaning of a substantive composite with two nominal elements can be ?calculated? from... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 195.00
The present book is a typological study in crucial portions of the grammars of French/Romance and German/Germanic. It starts by asking: What do adverbs, pronouns and full noun phrases have in common? This question is tackled, on the one hand, from an empirical perspective by the description of relevant linguistic facts leading to significant and unexpected... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 196.00
The book offers an easy-to-grasp overview of forms of modern Irish within a general linguistic framework. Based on recordings of more than 200 speakers (accessible as supplementary material on the accompanying DVD), the book demonstrates the vitality and breadth of the present-day language. Maps and tables allow easy orientation among the varieties... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1978; US$ 158.00
New edition of a pioneering work on word order, which originally appeared in French in 1844 (3rd ed., 1879), with an index. more...