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  • Dizionario Combinatorio Italianoby Vincenzo Lo Cascio

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 293.00

    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...

  • Colloquial Italian (eBook And MP3 Pack)by Sylvia Lymbery

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 24.95

    This new edition of Colloquial Italian has been revised and updated to make learning Italian easier and more enjoyable than ever before. Specially developed by an experienced teacher for self-study or class use, this clear, accurate course delivers a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Italian. The best choice in personal language learning,... more...

  • Aspektualitätby Sarah Dessì Schmid

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 126.00

    This synchronic study presents a new onomasiological, frame-theoretical model for the classification and interpretation of aspectual characteristics of facts. Differently from traditional approaches, that differentiate between the grammatical and lexical aspect of the verb and analyze the grammatical aspect by looking at only one language... more...

  • Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 2011by Sergio Baauw; Frank Drijkoningen; Luisa Meroni; Manuela Pinto

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 165.00

    In the literature several theoretical analyses of nominal ellipsis of various languages have been proposed. In this exploratory and comparative study the L1 French and Dutch acquisition of noun ellipsis is analyzed. The L1 data suggest that a theoretical analysis of the licensing mechanisms of nominal ellipsis should take the following observations... more...

  • The Italian Language Todayby Anna Laura Lepschy; Guilio Lepschy

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    First Published in 1988. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Romance Perspectives on Construction Grammarby Hans C. Boas; Francisco Gonzálvez-García

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    Spanish constructions of telic motion with manner verbs are somewhat problematic for the Talmian typology, while also posing a challenge for constructionist frameworks anchored in English grammar. In response to Talmy (2000), Aske (1989), Morimoto (2008), and Beavers et al. (2010) among others, I demonstrate in this article that this construction type... more...

  • Idiomatic Constructions in Italianby Simonetta Vietri

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 158.00

    This study is devoted to the analysis of Italian idioms with either ordinary or support verbs (also called light verbs). The research focuses on the exhaustive description of idioms, and is based on their systematic classification according to the principles of the Lexicon-Grammar methodology developed by Maurice Gross (1975, 1979 and further). A thorough... more...

  • Variation within and across Romance Languagesby Marie-Hélène Côté; Eric Mathieu

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 165.00

    Testing oral proficiency is an important but challenging part of foreign language assessment: currently accepted methods are time-consuming and expensive. Our recent efforts have led to the implementation of new assessment methods for English (Graham et al. 2008), Japanese, and Spanish. We demonstrate that this work is also relevant for French oral... more...

  • Soluzioniby Denise De Rome

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 43.95

    Soluzioni: A Practical Grammar of Contemporary Italian comprises an engaging reference grammar with related exercises in one volume. Using an appealing visual layout, Soluzioni explains the main topics of modern Italian grammar in clear and concise language. Real language examples and plenty of varied and imaginative exercises show how grammar... more...

  • The Acquisition of Italianby Adriana Belletti; Maria Teresa Guasti

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 149.00

    A major contribution to the study of language acquisition and language development inspired by theoretical linguistics has been made by research on the acquisition of Italian syntax. This book offers an updated overview of results from theory-driven experimental and corpus-based research on the acquisition of Italian in different modes (monolingual,... more...