Linguistics: Grammar

  • Word Choice Errors: A Descriptive Linguistics Approach book cover

    Word Choice Errors

    A Descriptive Linguistics Approach, 1st Edition

    By Gulsat Aygen, Sarah Eastlund

    American English has many word pairs and trios that are alike enough to be confusing. Word Choice Errors provides a novel way to empower writers of all levels to cut through the confusion to understand which word to use and why that’s the word to use. Written in a user-friendly style, grounded in…

    Paperback – 2019-08-14
    Routledge

  • Formal Grammar: Theory and Variation across English and Norwegian book cover

    Formal Grammar

    Theory and Variation across English and Norwegian, 1st Edition

    By Terje Lohndal

    This volume draws together fourteen previously published papers which explore the nature of mental grammar through a formal, generative approach. The book begins by outlining the development of formal grammar in the last fifty years, with a particular focus on the work of Noam Chomsky, and moves…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: English Usage (1986): A Guide to First Principles book cover

    Routledge Revivals: English Usage (1986)

    A Guide to First Principles, 1st Edition

    By Walter Nash

    First published in 1986, this book examines the changing patterns in English usage and style. It encourages a constructive attitude to language, demonstrating the creative resources of grammar, discussing in detail the options of written style, and challenging the authoritarian spirit that inhibits…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Language, Education and Society Series

  • Russian Function Words: Meanings and Use: Conjunctions, Interjections, Parenthetical Words, Particles, and Prepositions book cover

    Russian Function Words: Meanings and Use

    Conjunctions, Interjections, Parenthetical Words, Particles, and Prepositions, 1st Edition

    By Marina Rojavin, Alexander Rojavin

    Russian Function Words: Meanings and Use is a collection of 463 prepositions, conjunctions, particles, interjections, and parenthetical words. This book provides a semantic, syntactic, and stylistic analysis of each word, accompanying the explanation with examples of the word’s usage in discourse…

    Paperback – 2019-04-04
    Routledge

  • Conjunctions and Interjections in Modern Standard Arabic book cover

    Conjunctions and Interjections in Modern Standard Arabic

    1st Edition

    By Abdulkareem Said Ramadan

    Conjunctions and Interjections in Modern Standard Arabic is a grammar for Modern Standard Arabic introducing conjunctions and interjections from the most basic to the most advanced, with drills for each grammatical point. Skill in the use of conjunctions and interjections is essential for acquiring…

    Paperback – 2019-03-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Aspects of Arabic Grammar

  • Routledge Revivals: An Outline of Anglo-Saxon Grammar (1936): Published as an Appendix to

    Routledge Revivals: An Outline of Anglo-Saxon Grammar (1936)

    Published as an Appendix to "An Anglo-Saxon Reader", 1st Edition

    By James W. Bright

    First published in 1936, this book is intended to provide an outline of Anglo-Saxon grammar for beginners, focusing on well-selected, succinctly stated rules rather than giving a detailed survey. It focuses on the West-Saxon dialect as this is best suited to beginners due to its uniformity in…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • Focus, Coherence and Emphasis book cover

    Focus, Coherence and Emphasis

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Werth

    First published in 1984, this book examines a number of questions on the boundary of competence and performance — whose solutions have implications for linguistic theory in general. In particular, the form of grammatical statements, the relationship between various rules of grammar, the interaction…

    Paperback – 2018-05-17
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Situations and Speech Acts: Toward a Formal Semantics of Discourse book cover

    Situations and Speech Acts

    Toward a Formal Semantics of Discourse, 1st Edition

    Edited by David A. Evans

    First published in 1985, this book aims to develop an approach to speech acts that has the virtue of being straight-forward, explicit, formal and flexible enough to accommodate many of the more general problems of interactive verbal communication. The first chapter introduces situation semantics…

    Paperback – 2018-05-17
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Acquiring conversational competence book cover

    Acquiring conversational competence

    1st Edition

    By Elinor Ochs, Bambi B. Schieffelin

    First published in 1983, this book represents a substantial body of detailed research on children’s language and communication, and more generally on the nature of interactive spoken discourse. It looks at areas of competence often examined in young children’s speech have that have not been…

    Paperback – 2018-05-17
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Common Discourse Particles in English Conversation book cover

    Common Discourse Particles in English Conversation

    1st Edition

    By Lawrence C. Schourup

    First published in 1985, this book studies several common items in English conversation known variously as ‘discourse particles’, ‘interjections’, ‘discourse markers’, and, more informally, ‘hesitations’ or ‘fillers’. While the analysis primarily focuses on ‘like’, ‘well’ and ‘you know’, the larger…

    Paperback – 2018-05-17
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Essentials of Grammatical Theory: A Consensus View of Syntax and Morphology book cover

    Essentials of Grammatical Theory

    A Consensus View of Syntax and Morphology, 1st Edition

    By D. J. Allerton

    The aim of this book, first published in 1979, is to provide a sound basic introduction to the study of grammar within linguistics. The work concentrates primarily on the core of grammatical theory rather than a single narrow theoretical viewpoint. After introductory chapters on the study of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Syntax

  • Thematic Theory in Syntax and Interpretation book cover

    Thematic Theory in Syntax and Interpretation

    1st Edition

    By Robin Clark

    In recent years, lexical argument structure, in the guise of thematic roles, has come to play an increasingly important part in syntactic theory. The first part of this book, first published in 1990, explores the interplay between thematic role assignment and movement processes, with particular…

    Paperback – 2018-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Syntax

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