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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95
Essential French Grammar is an innovative reference grammar and workbook for intermediate and advanced undergraduate students of French (CEFR levels B2 to C1). Its clear explanations of grammar are supported by contemporary examples and lively cartoon drawings. Each chapter contains: * real-life language examples in French, with English... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 299.00
L’estudi de les expressions binominals en Curial e Güelfa mostra que aquelles on s’havia combinat un xenisme amb una glossa en català/valencià, cosa feta sovint per traductors, són molt rares. Les combinacions de mots més o menys sinònims per raons estilístiques són més freqüents, però... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00
This book is an empirical study on the expression of subject pronouns in Medieval French, usually analyzed as a null subject language. In light of the frequent expression of expletives, i.e. subject pronouns in impersonal constructions, as well as of referentials, it is argued that rather than from a null subject property, the non-expression... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 158.00
After a brief survey of the perception of morphological change in the standard works of the Hispanic tradition in the 20th century, the author first attempts to refine concepts such as analogy, leveling, blending, contamination, etc. as they have been applied to Spanish. He then revisits difficult problems of Spanish historical grammar and explores... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 165.00
This volume offers an alternative, sign-oriented analysis of the distribution of the French Indicative and Subjunctive. It rejects both government and functions, attributed to both moods, and shows that the distribution of the Indicative and the Subjunctive is motivated by their invariant meanings. The volume illustrates the close interaction between... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 149.00
Focus?background structure has taken center stage in much current theorizing about sentence prosody, syntax, and semantics. However, both the inventory of focus expressions found cross-linguistically and the interpretive consequences associated with each of these continue to be insufficiently described. This volume aims at providing new observations... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 165.00
The first grammatical descriptions of the French language were produced in England, several centuries before the first grammar written in French (but also several centuries after the Norman Conquest). This book describes the status of French in England during the period from the marriage of Emma of Normandy to thelred (1004) to the fixing of a (relatively)... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 180.00
This volume presents current research in the formal treatment of linguistic phenomena in the Romance languages. It focuses on a variety of issues in phonology, second language acquisition, semantics, and syntax. Topics in phonological theory include the analysis of geminates, assimilation, rhotics, aspiration, syllabification, the interaction of phonology... more...
- Andrews UK 2014; US$ 9.99
For many pupils over the past thirty years one of the highlights of their school life has been their trip to the little village of Veyrines-de-Domme in the heart of rural France. Since L'École Hampshire was established here in 1982, thousands of children and older students have benefited from a curriculum that, in creative and innovative ways,... more...
- 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...