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  • French Grammar and Usageby Roger Hawkins; Richard Towell

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Long trusted as the most comprehensive, up-to-date and user-friendly grammar available, French Grammar and Usage is a complete guide to French as it is written and spoken today. It includes clear descriptions of all the main grammatical phenomena of French, and their use, illustrated by numerous examples taken from contemporary French, and distinguishes... more...

  • The Dialects of Italyby Dr Martin Maiden; Martin Maiden; Mair Parry

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    This book makes accessible the major structural features of the dialects of Italy and emphasises the importance of a detailed understanding of the dialects for issues in general linguistic theory. Selected contents include: * Phonology * Morphology * Syntax * Lexis * The Dialect Areas * Sociolinguistics of Dialects Contributors: Paola Benica;... more...

  • Sociolinguistic Variation in Seventeenth-Century Franceby Wendy Ayres-Bennett

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 36.00

    A systematic study of sociolinguistic variation in seventeenth-century France. more...

  • Better Reading Frenchby Annie Heminway

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 13.95

    New reading series brings foreign language acquisition into the 21st century While the world produces more and more reading material each year, from magazines to newspapers to websites, why are most language learners still relying on contrived texts and classic literature for language acquisition? Providing entertaining contemporary texts in the... more...

  • The Defence of French: A Language in Crisis?by Robin Adamson

    Multilingual Matters 2007; US$ 74.95

    Aims to find out whether French, one of the great languages of the world, is in crisis or not. This book traces the history and development of language defence in France and examines the sometimes contradictory attitudes of French people to their beloved language. more...

  • Spanish Grammar and Conversation Study Guideby MobileReference 2007; US$ 19.99

    Boost Your grades with comprehensive Spanish Language study guide. Clear and concise explanations. Search for words or phrases. Add Bookmarks. Text annotation and mark-up. Access the guide anytime, anywhere - at home, on the train, in the subway. Use your down time to prepare for an exam. Always have the guide available for a quick reference. Table... more...

  • The Linguistic Legacy of Spanish and Portugueseby J. Clancy Clements

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 32.00

    Analyses the development of Portuguese and Spanish from Latin and their subsequent transformation into several non-standard varieties. more...

  • Romanische Sprachgeschichte / Histoire linguistique de la Romania. 3. Teilbandby Gerhard Ernst

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 853.00

    With regards to historical linguistics, the study of Romance languages enjoys the privilege of a long documentation history, which, with Latin as its basis, dates back almost three thousand years. This long tradition makes it possible to analyze nearly every language-historical aspect, as well as to develop methods and test theories without having... more...

  • Sociolinguistica (2008)by Ulrich Ammon; Klaus J. Mattheier

    Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2008; US$ 109.00

    The Yearbook is devoted to linguistic problems in Europe, especially to the linguistic prerequisites and consequences of economic and political integration. Each volume deals with a particular topic, but also contains book reviews, reports on sociolinguistic research in individual countries and a bibliography with comprehensive information on new sociolinguistic... more...

  • Padania scrittologicaby Paul Videsott

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 335.00

    Paul Videsott examines the fate of the vernacular non-literary written language in Northern Italy from its first appearance up to 1525 (the year of publication of P. Bembo?s Prose della volgar lingua ). For this, he undertakes a scriptological and scriptometric analysis of 1165 non-literary Old North Italian texts with a total of 558,892... more...