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  • Routledge Intensive Italian Workbookby Anna Proudfoot; Tania Batelli Kneale; Anna di Stefano; Daniela Treveri Gennari

    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...

  • Routledge Intensive Italian Courseby Anna Proudfoot; Tania Batelli Kneale; Daniela Treveri Gennari; Anna Di Stefano

    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...

  • The Inflected Infinitive in Romance Languagesby Emily E. Scida

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Thinking Italian Translationby Stella Cragie; Ian Higgins; Sándor Hervey; Patrizia Gambarotta

    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...

  • 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...

  • Infinitive Constructions with Specified Subjectsby Guido Mensching

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 92.99

    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...

  • Negation and Clausal Structureby Raffaella Zanuttini

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 65.00

    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...

  • You Already Know Italianby Raymond Lowry

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 17.00

    That's right, you already know Italian--even if you never took a language course in your life! Many of the words you know in English are similar and often the same in Italian, such as arte and delizioso . And pizza , bambino , and diva have been part of our lexicon for so long you forget they were ever "foreign." You Already Know Italian... more...

  • Impersonal "si" constructionsby Roberta D'Alessandro

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 196.00

    The architecture of the human language faculty has been one of the main foci of the linguistic research of the last half century. This branch of linguistics, broadly known as Generative Grammar, is concerned with the formulation of explanatory formal accounts of linguistic phenomena with the ulterior goal of gaining insight into the properties... more...

  • The Verbal Complex in Romanceby Paola Monachesi

    OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 194.99

    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...