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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 165.00
This paper contrasts the distribution and interpretation of ‘polarity particles’ in English and Romanian. Polarity particles ( yes, no in English, da, nu, ba in Romanian) occur at the left edge of utterances that react to assertions, polar questions and imperatives but cannot be used in ‘out of the blue’ contexts. The paper... more...
- 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...
- F+W Media 2009; US$ 9.95 US$ 8.16
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...
A Comparative Study of the Effectiveness of Task-Based Versus Traditional Instruction of Intermediate Italian As a Foreign LanguageThe 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...
- De Gruyter 2006; US$ 210.00
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,... more...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 1998; US$ 154.00
The proceedings of the IX PatRom colloquium (Oviedo 1995), designed to extend the purview of the PatRom project to Asturian (a language situated between Galician and Castilian), assemble studies on a) patronymics in Romance tongues in general (Chambon, DENS) and Asturian in particular (Büchi on names derived from place-names, Maas-Chauveau... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 158.00
Formation principles of Italian brand names in the food market have been described on the basis of a corpus comprising 950 brand names collected in a field research (Zilg 2006). The analysis of the morphological structure of brand names focuses on the question whether these names can be captured using traditional word-formation concepts and criteria... more...