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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 165.00
In this paper I investigate the nature of preverbal objects in child English and Catalan. OV sequences occur in the children’s productions between approximately 19 months and 2 years of age even though both adult English and Catalan display VO word order. I claim that OV sequences emerge in child English and Catalan after Telicity Phrase and... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 149.00
This book investigates French impersonals as a functional category. Any structure whose agent is defocused and whose predicate describes a situation stable enough to be generally available should be considered impersonal. In addition to il impersonals, the category also includes demonstrative ( ce/ça ), middle ( se ), and indefinite ( on ) structures.... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 56.00
This book, first published in 2007, is a comprehensive examination of regional diversification in Latin from the earliest beginnings to late antiquity. more...
- 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...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2012; US$ 12.75
Comprehensive and clear explanations of key grammar patterns and structures are reinforced and contextualized through authentic materials. You will not only learn how to construct grammar correctly, but when and where to use it so you sound natural and appropriate. French Grammar You Really Need to Know will help you gain the intuition you need to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95
Substantially revised and updated, this is the third edition of a highly popular book which has been helping students for decades. It provides a sound base of linguistic competence upon which students can build with confidence. Comprises twelve thematic modules each including a relevant and contemporary text based on an aspect of French life and culture,... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 7.99
Making Out in Italian is a fun, accessible and thorough Italian phrase book and guide to the Italian language as it's really spoken. This friendly and easy-to-use Italian phrasebook makes this possible. Making Out in Italian has been carefully designed to act as a guide to modern colloquial Italian for use in everyday informal interactionsgiving... more...
- Gerald Duckworth & Co 2015; US$ 8.74
William Alexander is not just a Francophile, he wants to be French. It's not enough to explore the country, to enjoy the food and revel in the ambience, he wants to feel French from the inside. Among the things that stand in his way is the fact that he can't actually speak the language. Setting out to conquer the language he loves (but which, amusingly,... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 36.00
Geographies of Philological Knowledge examines the relationship between medievalism and colonialism in the nineteenth-century Hispanic American context through the striking case of the Creole Andrés Bello (1781?1865), a Venezuelan grammarian, editor, legal scholar, and politician, and his lifelong philological work on the medieval heroic narrative... more...