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- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 41.95
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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00
This study focuses on the spoken language of Italian-speaking inhabitants of the Ruhr Area. It offers an objective and quantifiable presentation of the differences in the forms of speech in pronunciation and prosody. For the first time, it examines the language spoken by Italians in the Ruhr Area in terms of phonetic and prosodic variations... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 39.95
The Routledge Intensive Italian Workbook is a comprehensive book of exercises and tasks for beginner and intermediate learners of Italian. It includes a wide variety of exercises - covering a broad range of situations and functions - and will help students to progress rapidly and master the language accurately. Students can check their own progress... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95
This intensive foundation course in Italian is designed for students with no previous knowledge of the language. Accompanying audio material containing dialogues, listening exercises and pronunciation practice is available to purchase separately in CD format. These two audio CDs are designed to work alongside the accompanying book. Students using... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 135.00
This book investigates two prominent issues with regard to the inflected infinitive-the syntactic distribution of the Portuguese inflected infinitive, and its origin and development from Early Romance. The syntactic analysis offered here differs from traditional descriptions of the inflected infinitive in that it uses a theoretical approach to propose... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95
Italian Business Situations is a handy reference and learning text for all who use or need spoken Italian for business. Over 40 situations are simply presented, including * basic phone calls * leaving messages * making presentations * comparing, enquiring, booking * selling techniques With full English translations and usage note, Italian... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 48.95
Thinking Italian Translation is a comprehensive and practical translation course. It focuses on improving translation quality and gives clear definitions of translation theories. Texts are taken from sources including journalism, technical texts and screenplays. Translation issues addressed include cultural differences, genre, and revision and editing.... more...