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  • Intermediate Italian For Dummiesby Daniela Gobetti

    Wiley 2008; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.50

    Take your Italian skills to the next level the fun and easy way with Intermediate Italian For Dummies ! This practical, easy-to-follow guide will help you to be more fluent and comfortable in your Italian writing. You’ll learn key concepts, practice what you’ve learned, and check your answers. With the exercises and lessons featured... more...

  • Practising Italian Grammarby Alessia Bianchi; Clelia Boscolo; Stephen Harrison

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 33.95

    Practising Italian Grammar offers a comprehensive set of varied exercises for developing a greater practical awareness of the language. It is designed as a companion volume to A Reference Grammar of Modern Italian by Maiden and Robustelli, but it can also be used on its own by anyone wishing to improve their proficiency in Italian. The workbook includes... 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...

  • You Already Know Italianby Raymond Lowry

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 17.00

    That's right, you already know Italian--even if you never took a language course in your life! Many of the words you know in English are similar and often the same in Italian, such as arte and delizioso . And pizza , bambino , and diva have been part of our lexicon for so long you forget they were ever "foreign." You Already Know Italian... 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$ 264.41

    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...

  • Contemporary Approaches to Romance Linguisticsby Julie Auger; J. Clancy Clements; Barbara Vance; Rachel T. Anderson

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 180.00

    This collection of twenty articles, selected from the 33rd annual Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages held at Indiana University in 2003, presents current theoretical approaches to a variety of issues in Romance linguistics. Invited speakers Luigi Burzio and José Ignacio Hualde contribute papers on the paradigmatics and syntagmatics of Italian... more...

  • Focus and Background in Romance Languagesby Andreas Dufter; Daniel Jacob

    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...

  • La négation dans les langues romanesby Franck Floricic

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 158.00

    Negation has always been and still is a central topic in typological studies and theoretical research. Its centrality shows itself in the fact that it is not restricted to a given linguistic field but compasses the whole domain of linguistic studies. Very often, works on negation are brought about in a one-sided perspective which excludes other points... more...

  • New Perspectives on Romance Linguisticsby Chiyo Nishida; Jean-Pierre Y. Montreuil

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 165.00

    The target of investigation in the present study is the class of psychological predicates exemplified by gustar ; this class demonstrates unique mapping properties that render it especially problematical and perplexing for English speakers acquiring Spanish as a second language and likewise vulnerable to alteration in contact and contracting varieties... more...