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  • The French Language Todayby Adrian Battye; Marie-Anne Hintze; Paul Rowlett

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 57.95

    This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the French language from the perspective of modern linguistics. Placing French within its social and historical context, the authors highlight the complex, diverse aspects of the language in a lively and accessible way. A variety of topics is covered, including the distribution of French in the world,... more...

  • Colloquial Frenchby Valérie Demouy; Alan Moys

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95

    Colloquial French: The Complete Course for Beginners has been carefully developed by an experienced teacher to provide a step-by-step course to French 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 with the essential skills needed to... more...

  • Colloquial French 2by Elspeth Broady

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95

    Do you know French already and want to go a stage further? If you're planning a visit to France, need to brush up your French for work, or are simply doing a course, Colloquial French 2 is the ideal way to refresh your knowledge of the language and to extend your skills. Colloquial French 2 is designed to help those involved in self-study, and... more...

  • Configurations of Sentential Complementationby Johan Rooryck

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    The investigation of sentential complementation focuses on properties of sentences that are embedded in other sentences. This book brings together a variety of studies on this topic in the framework of generative grammar. The first part of the book focuses on infinitival complements. The author provides new perspectives on raising and control, longstanding... more...

  • French Inside Outby Henriette Walter

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 59.95

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • French: From Dialect to Standardby R. Anthony Lodge

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Written as a text, this book looks at the external history of French from its Latin origins to the present day through some of the analytical frameworks developed by contemporary sociolinguistics. French is one of the most highly standardized of the world's languages and the author invites us to see the language as heterogenous, rather than a monolithic... more...

  • The French-Speaking Worldby Rodney Ball; Dawn Marley

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95

    This accessible textbook offers students the opportunity to explore for themselves a wide range of sociolinguistic issues relating to the French language and its role in societies around the world. It is written for undergraduate students who have a sound practical knowledge of French but who has little or no knowledge of linguistics or sociolinguistics.... more...

  • Thinking French Translationby Sándor Hervey; Ian Higgins

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 165.00

    The new edition of this popular course in translation from French into English offers a challenging practical approach to the acquisition of translation skills, with clear explanations of the theoretical issues involved. A variety of translation issues are considered including: *cultural differences *register and dialect *genre *revision and editing.... more...

  • Focus on French as a Foreign Languageby Jean-Marc Dewaele

    Multilingual Matters 2005; US$ 49.95

    This book offers insights into the acquisition and use of French as a foreign language. The authors are specialists in their particular theoretical paradigms and focus on morphology, morpho-syntax, syntax, discourse, as well as fluency in the French interlanguage from beginners to advanced learners with different first languages. more...

  • A History of the French Language Through Textsby Wendy Ayres-Bennett

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 59.95

    This new history of the French language allows the reader to see how the language has evolved for themselves. It combines texts and extracts with a readable and detailed commentary allowing the language to be viewed both synchronically and diachronically. Core texts range from the ninth century to the present day highlight central features of the... more...