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  • Webster's New World 575+ Italian Verbsby Laura Soave

    Wiley 2006; US$ 15.99 US$ 11.19

    Whether you're a businessperson who wants to talk the talk, a future tourist, or a student trying to master Italian, Webster's New World 575+ Italian Verbs is the only verb reference you need. This practical resource lists verbs alphabetically and includes examples demonstrating the meaning and function of the verbs to ensure that you know how to use... more...

  • Infinitive Constructions with Specified Subjectsby Guido Mensching

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 87.99 US$ 75.67

    Most Romance languages permit the overt realization of the grammatical subject in infinitive clauses in a considerable number of configurations. Mensching has the following goals: to systematically describe Romance infinitive constructions with specified subjects, taking into account diachronic and dialectical varieties; and then to interpret these... more...

  • Basic Italianby Stella Peyronnel; Ian Higgins

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 40.95

    Introducing Italian culture and people through the medium of the language used today, Basic Italian: A Grammar and Workbook provides readers with the basic tools to express themselves in a wide variety of situations. Presenting twenty-three individual grammar points in lively and realistic contexts, Basic Italian is an accessible reference grammar... more...

  • Negation and Clausal Structureby Raffaella Zanuttini

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 65.00 US$ 55.90

    Every language has a syntactic means of distinguishing a negative from a non-negative sentence. Zanutti aims to show the range of variation in this ability by comparing the romance languages, and to reduce the differences to a constrained set of choices available to the grammar of these languages. more...

  • Impersonal "si" constructionsby Roberta D'Alessandro

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 152.37

    This book is a research monograph on impersonal si constructions (ISC) in Italian within the Minimalist program framework. The book offers a new point of view on ISCs, providing a new set of crucial data that were previously unknown, and pointing out many characteristics of ISCs that were overlooked before. It results in the introduction... more...

  • The Higher Functional Fieldby Cecilia Poletto

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 82.99 US$ 71.37

    This work investigates the syntax of the higher portion of the functional structure of the clause using comparative data from hundreds of Northern Italian dialects. The area contains dialects that are different in most ways yet homogenous syntactically, making it an ideal ground for analyzing micro-variations in syntax. The book sheds new light on... more...

  • The Verbal Complex in Romanceby Paola Monachesi

    OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 194.99 US$ 167.69

    This book explores the interface between syntax and phonology, morphology, and argument structure. The author presents case studies, such as clitics and auxiliary and modal verbs in Romance, and grounds theoretical analysis in constant exemplification. This is a valuable contribution to the study of grammatical interfaces and to Romance verbal typology... more...

  • Romanitas - Filología Románica - Romanísticaby Günter Holtus; Fernando Sanchez Miret

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 92.49

    The volume aims to convey an impression of the richness and fascination of Romance Philology and the infinite variety of the contours and contents of the field of Romance Studies. The author was less concerned with developing novel theoretical models, but rather wanted to trace the manifestations of the most important stages in the development... more...

  • Italian Made Simpleby Cristina Mazzoni

    Crown/Archetype 2013; US$ 15.00

    Whether you are planning a romantic Italian getaway, packing a knapsack for your junior year abroad, or just want to engage your Italian business associate in everyday conversation, Italian Made Simple is the perfect book for any self-learner. Void of all the non-essentials and refreshingly easy to understand, Italian Made Simple includes: *... more...

  • Italienische Mediensprache. Handbuch / Glossario del linguaggio dei mass mediaby Eckhard Römer

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 92.49

    This work offers assistance to those who already have good elementary Italian language skills and wish to expand their vocabulary with expressions used in the Italian media. It is directed towards the academically influenced reader as well as interested laypeople. Based on the style of an Italian daily newspaper, the themes presented cover... more...