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  • Romance Linguisticsby Armin Schwegler; Bernard Tranel; Myriam Uribe-Etxebarria

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 188.00

    This volume contains selected papers from the 27th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL-27), which was held at the University of California, Irvine, on February 20-22, 1997. The 22 papers deal with current issues in linguistic theory as they can be illuminated by the close analysis and comparative study of Romance languages. A majority of... more...

  • Romance Linguisticsby Ana Teresa Pérez-Leroux; Yves Roberge

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 188.00

    This volume contains a selection of refereed and revised papers, originally presented at the 32nd Linguistics Symposium on Romance Languages, dealing with linguistic theory as applied to the Romance languages, and on empirical studies on the acquisition of Romance, with studies on Romanian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Romansch and Latin.... more...

  • Romance Syntax, Semantics and L2 Acquisitionby Joaquim Camps; Caroline R. Wiltshire

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 165.00

    This volume contains a selection of refereed and revised papers, originally presented at the 30th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages, representing the areas of syntax, semantics, their interfaces, and second language acquisition. The topics addressed include movement (both wh- and head-movement), control, issues of second language acquisition... more...

  • The Words You Should Know to Sound Smartby Bobbi Bly

    F+W Media 2009; US$ 9.95

    This book is a tongue-in-cheek guide to words that any well-educated, witty person should be able to drop into cocktail conversation. The reader is encouraged to toss off words such as ?disestablishmentarianism,? ?descant,? and ?autodidactic? ?words that will make the user sound learned, intellectual, and wise. For those who want to improve the quality... more...

  • Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 2009by Janine Berns; Haike Jacobs; Tobias Scheer

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 165.00

    The annual Going Romance conference has developed into the major European discussion forum for theoretically relevant research on Romance languages where current ideas about language in general and about Romance languages in particular are tested. The twenty-third Going Romance conference was a very special one: for the first time it was not hosted... more...

  • Romance Linguistics 2010by Julia Herschensohn

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 165.00

    This volume contains a selection of nineteen peer-reviewed papers from the 40th annual Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL) held at the University of Washington in March 2010. In addition to overviews of Romance linguistics by the editor and by Jurgen Klausenburger in the keynote article, contributions cover a variety of linguistic theoretical... more...

  • La phonologie du schwa françaisby S. Paul Verluyten

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1988; US$ 158.00

    Ce livre présente quatre études sur la phonologie du schwa français. ?Sur l?identité phonologique du schwa français dans l?accentuation et dans la syllabation?, par Hans Basbøll; ?La syllabification et les regles de changement de syllabe en français?, par Roland Noske; ?A propos de l?ajustement de e en français?, par Bernard Tranel; ?De l?ajustement... more...

  • A Comparative Study of the Effectiveness of Task-Based Versus Traditional Instruction of Intermediate Italian As a Foreign Languageby Tom Means

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 159.95

    This study provides new evidence in favor of TBI methodologies in the acquisition and development of fluency in second language learners of Italian. more...

  • Hilfsverbenby Eva-Maria Remberger

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 196.00

    This study is an application of Chomsky's minimalist program (1995) to the universally relevant phenomenon of auxiliarity, restricted here to verb auxiliarity. It provides detailed minimalist analyses of auxiliary verb constructions in two Romance languages (Italian and Sardinian). The theoretical framework is supplied by Generative Grammar, and in... more...

  • Dizionario Combinatorio Compatto Italianoby Vincenzo Lo Cascio

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 59.00

    Le parole di una lingua non sono mai isolate ma si usano in combinazione e non con qualunque parola ma solo con alcune. Per parlare bene bisogna usare le combinazioni appropriate. In italiano si dice un tozzo di pane per indicare un pezzo di pane, ma si dice anche un tozzo di carne ? E una discussione si solleva ? O si solleva un?obiezione ? Una... more...