By Keith S. Folse
Best 10 is helping scholars grasp the basic grammar they should produce nice writing. textual content makes a speciality of enhancing the 10 most typical grammatical blunders beginner writers make.
By Jenneke A. Oosterhoff
Intermediate Dutch is designed for freshmen who've completed a uncomplicated skillability and want to refine their wisdom of grammatical structures.
This Workbook, in addition to its significant other quantity simple Dutch, presents transparent and concise summaries of the fundamental issues of Dutch grammar in addition to possibilities to perform utilizing the constructions of the language. development at the classes of easy Dutch, all the twenty-four devices offers a grammatical subject with an advent and evaluate, by means of contextualized routines to augment learning.
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• many helpful language examples
• ample workouts with a whole solution key
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• an appendix on abnormal verbs
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Suitable for autonomous inexperienced persons and scholars on taught classes, Intermediate Dutch, including its sister quantity easy Dutch, types a established direction within the necessities of Dutch grammar.
By José Ignacio Hualde, Jon Ortiz de Urbina
Because the simply surviving pre-Indo-European language of western Europe, Basque has frequently attracted the curiosity of linguists. while, frequently, descriptive paintings on Basque has essentially curious about morphological beneficial properties, together with its advanced process of verb-argument contract and its strict ergative development of inflection, over the past 20 years a brand new iteration of Basque linguists has produced very refined, theoretically-informed paintings on many elements of the syntax, morphology and phonology of the language, revealing, for example, a means of focalization with many attention-grabbing houses and the lifestyles in a few dialects of an accentual procedure strikingly just like that of ordinary jap. The booklet, bringing jointly this gathered wisdom at the constitution of Basque, is significantly extra entire than the other latest grammar of the language. one other attention-grabbing characteristic of this grammar is that the outline is illustrated with fully-glossed examples extracted from lots of written resources. even though the point of interest is the trendy common language, dialectal gains are thought of intimately and examples are taken from all dialects and classes.
By Wallace Chafe
By Andrew Carnie
This publication explores the empirical and theoretical points of constituent constitution in common language syntax. It surveys a wide selection of functionalist and formalist theoretical ways, from dependency grammars and Relational Grammar to Lexical sensible Grammar, Head-driven word constitution Grammar, and Minimalism. It describes the normal assessments for constituency and the formal capacity for representing them in word constitution grammars, prolonged word constitution grammars, X-bar idea, and set theoretic naked word constitution. In doing so it offers a transparent, thorough, and rigorous axiomatic description of the structural houses of constituent timber. Andrew Carnie considers the important controversies on constituent constitution. Is it, for instance, a primitive proposal or may still or not it's derived from relational or semantic shape? Do sentences have a unmarried constituency or a number of constituencies? Does constituency function on unmarried or a number of dimensions? And what precisely is the categorial content material of constituent constitution representations? He identifies issues of commonality in addition to vital theoretical transformations one of the a number of ways to constituency, and seriously examines the strengths and obstacles of competing frameworks. This new version contains textual revisions in addition to a brand new ultimate bankruptcy and guarantees that Constituent Structure is still the definitive consultant to constituency for complex undergraduates and graduate scholars, in addition to theoretical linguists of all persuasions in departments of linguistics, cognitive technological know-how, computational technology, and comparable fields.
By Thomas E. Payne, David J. Weber
With over part the languages of the realm at present at risk of extinction inside a century, the necessity for prime quality grammatical descriptions is extra pressing than ever. capability grammar writers, despite the fact that, usually locate themselves paralyzed via the daunting job of describing a language. The papers within the current quantity (originally released in Studies in Language 30:2 (2006)) supply feedback and encouragement – from skilled grammar writers and clients – concerning concrete equipment for drawing close the duty of writing a descriptive grammar of a language. Salient "themes" rising from the papers during this quantity contain: the need of neighborhood involvement in grammatical descriptions; The hyperlink among a grammar and the opposite items of a software of language documentation (a dictionary and selection of texts); The complementary services of elicited vs. clearly taking place facts; and grammatical description as 'art' in addition to 'science'.
By School Specialty Publishing
Our confirmed Spectrum Language Arts grade three workbook positive aspects 176 pages of basics in grammar and sentence constitution. lately up-to-date to present nationwide criteria, together with counsel for clearer writing, proofreading actions, and mixing sentences. This workbook for kids a long time eight to nine comprises routines that make stronger mechanics and punctuation to aid in constructing skillability. Language Arts abilities comprise: ~Sentence kinds ~Mechanics ~Subject-verb contract ~Writer's consultant Our best-selling Spectrum Language Arts sequence positive factors age-appropriate workbooks for Kindergarten to grade 6. constructed with the newest standards-based educating equipment that offer precise perform in language arts basics to make sure profitable studying
By Coupe, A.R.
A Grammar of Mongsen Ao, the results of the authors fieldwork over a ten-year interval, offers the 1st accomplished grammatical description of a language spoken in Nagaland, north-east India. The languages of this sector stay under-documented for a few ancient purposes. through the 19th and early 20th centuries, the common cultural perform of head-hunting discouraged outsiders from getting into the Naga Hills. almost immediately after Indian independence in 1947, an armed uprising by means of Naga separatists and a central authority coverage of limiting entry to the bothered quarter ensured that Nagaland remained a tricky position to behavior learn. during this context, A Grammar of Mongsen Ao bargains precious new insights into the constitution of a Tibeto-Burman language spoken in a linguistically little-known zone of the realm. The grammatical research records all of the practical domain names of the language and comprises 4 glossed and translated texts, the latter being of curiosity to anthropologists learning folklore. Mongsen Ao is a hugely agglutinating, in general suffixing language with predominantly dependent-marking features. Its grammar demonstrates a couple of typologically attention-grabbing beneficial properties which are defined intimately within the e-book. between those is an strange case marking method within which grammatical marking is influenced by means of semantic and pragmatic elements, and a wealthy verbal morphology that produces problematic sequences of agglutinative suffixes. Grammaticalisation tactics also are mentioned the place correct, thereby extending the allure of the publication to linguists with pursuits in grammaticalisation conception. This ebook may be of worth to any linguist looking to make clear genetic relationships in the Tibeto-Burman relations, and it'll serve extra generally as a reference grammar for typologists attracted to the typological function