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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
""Languages are best learned when real-world information becomes the focus of students' activities. In this respect, !Te Toca! definitely encourages advanced learners to focus on exchanging real-life information about the world around them. Moreover, since the topics and issues presented in the book are controversial in nature, they seem especially... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 143.00
In this last chapter of the book, a revision of all findings is presented. Also, a critical analysis of the theoretical framework and the proposed criteria for identifying genres (Chapter 2 and 3) with a comparison with the empirical outcomes obtained through the chapters is offered. Projections and future research niches are outlined. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95
Access is the major new language series designed with the needs of today's generation of students firmly in mind. Whether learning for leisure or business purposes or working towards a curriculum qualification, Access Spanish is specially designed for adults of all ages and gives students a thorough grounding in all the skills required to understand,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 63.00
This is the first book on the acquisition of Spanish that provides a state-of-the-art comprehensive overview of Spanish morphosyntactic development in monolingual and bilingual situations. Its content is organized around key grammatical themes that form the empirical base of research in generative grammar: nominal and verbal inflectional morphology,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 149.00
Typologically-close languages such as French and Spanish share many typological universals and macroparametric options but display different microparametric options as well as obvious and subtle morphological, syntactic and processing differences. This counterposed situation that we conceptualize as typological similarity versus typological proximity... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2006; US$ 39.95
The Art of Teaching Spanish explores in-depth the findings of research in second language acquisition (SLA) and other language-related fields and translates those findings into practical pedagogical tools for currentùand futureùSpanish-language instructors.This volume addresses how theoretical frameworks affect the application of research... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 135.00
In this work, the Spanish copulae ser and estar are argued to be aspectual morphemes. Their binary opposition reflects the universal aspectual values [±Perfective], which are the same ones overtly expressed by the preterite and imperfect past tense forms in Spanish. It can therefore be shown that different types of states, just like different types... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00
Although usage-based linguistics emphasises the need for studies of language change to take frequency effects into account, there is a lack of research that tries to systematically model frequency effects and their relation to diffusion processes in language change. This monograph offers a diachronic study of the change in Spanish perfect auxiliary... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 38.95
Presenting twenty individual grammar points in lively and realistic contexts, Basic Spanish is an accessible reference grammar with related exercises in one, easy to follow volume. Beginning with the simpler aspects of Spanish and progressing on to more complex areas, each chapter contains grammar points that are followed by examples and exercises... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
This book examines the way in which a group of key Spanish and Latin American intellectuals of the nineteenth and twentieth-centuries discussed the concept of the Spanish language. The contributors analyse the ways in which these discussions related to the construction of national identities and the idea of an Hispanic culture. This book will be essential... more...