Grammar, Syntax & Linguistic Structure Products

  • Dutch: An Essential Grammar

    10th Edition

    By William Z. Shetter, Esther Ham

    Now in its 10th edition, Dutch: An Essential Grammar is a reference guide to the most important aspects of modern Dutch as it is used by native speakers. Features include: A brand new chapter on negation; A user-friendly style to ensure all elements of the language that are of particular…

    Paperback – 2016-05-25 
    Routledge Essential Grammars

  • Tone Sandhi in Chinese Dialects

    Phonology-Syntax Interface

    By Hongming Zhang

    This book centers on theoretical issues of phonology-syntax interface based on tone sandhi in Chinese dialects. It uses patterns in tone sandhi to study how speech should be divided into domains of various sizes or levels. Tone sandhi refers to tonal changes that occur to a sequence of adjacent…

    Hardback – 2016-05-01 

  • Judeo-Romance Linguistics (RLE Linguistics E: Indo-European Linguistics)

    A Bibliography (Latin, Italo-, Gallo-, Ibero-, and Rhaeto-Romance except Castilian)

    By Paul Wexler

    A separate bibliographic treatment of the Judeo-Romance languages should facilitate a deeper appreciation of the contributions that they may make to Romance linguistics in general. Up until now, Judeo-Romance topics have scarcely been canvassed in Romance linguistic bibliographies. It is hoped that…

    Paperback – 2016-04-30 
    Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

  • Weakening Processes in the History of Spanish Consonants (RLE Linguistics E: Indo-European Linguistics)

    By Ray Harris-Northall

    Raymond Harris-Northall uses the distinctive features of generative phonology to present synchronic and diachronic rules, but exploits the evidence of the history of the Spanish sound system to show that the ‘simplicity’ required by the generativists often obscures rather than illuminates the way…

    Paperback – 2016-04-30 
    Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

  • Dialogue and Discourse (RLE Linguistics C: Applied Linguistics)

    A Sociolinguistic Approach to Modern Drama Dialogue and Naturally Occurring Conversation

    By Deirdre Burton

    This book is based on a close study of modern drama texts. In the first section – Dialogue – it studies specific drama texts. Drama has been neglected by linguistic studies of literature, and this book develops a new area of literary-linguistic stylistics. It demonstrates how recent advances in the…

    Paperback – 2016-04-30 
    Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

  • English Pronunciation Models in a Globalized World

    Accent, Acceptability and Hong Kong English

    By Andrew Sewell

    This book presents accent variation as a topic that intersects with and illuminates several important issues, including intelligibility, identity, globalization, and the study of English in the world. The unifying strand is provided by pronunciation teaching: what does it mean to teach English…

    Hardback – 2016-04-29 
    Routledge Studies in World Englishes

  • Vocabulary

    Edited by Stuart Webb

    Although there is a long history of research on vocabulary, the vast majority of studies have appeared over the last 30 years. This new reference work will provide a comprehensive source of the most influential findings that will be both a useful starting point for developing knowledge of the field…

    Hardback – 2016-04-28 
    Critical Concepts in Linguistics

  • Accessing Noun-Phrase Antecedents

    By Mira Ariel

    Accessing Noun-Phrase Antecedents offers a radical shift in the analysis of discourse anaphora, from a purely pragmatic account to a cognitive account, in terms of processing procedures. Mira Ariel defines referring expressions as markers signalling the degree of Accessibility in memory of the…

    Paperback – 2016-03-31 
    Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

  • Object and Absolutive in Halkomelem Salish

    By Donna B. Gerdts

    This book treats aspects of the syntax of Halkomelem, a Salish language spoken in southwestern British Columbia, specifically those constructions which involve objects, and seeks to accomplish two goals. First, it provides natural language fodder for the debate concerning the nature of grammatical…

    Paperback – 2016-03-31 
    Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

  • An Introduction to Middle English

    By E.E. Wardale

    First published in 1937, this book supplies a history of the living growth of the language from Old English to medieval times. It offers an in-depth study of the growth of vocabulary from literature and social interaction, bringing out the fact that it is words chiefly that foreign influence has…

    Hardback – 2016-03-30 

  • Basic German

    A Grammar and Workbook, 2nd Edition

    By Heiner Schenke, Anna Miell, Karen Seago

    Basic German: A Grammar and Workbook comprises an accessible reference grammar and related exercises in a single volume. The book introduces German people and culture through the medium of the language used today, covering the core material which students would expect to encounter in their first…

    Paperback – 2016-03-15 
    Grammar Workbooks

  • Teaching English Grammar to Speakers of Other Languages

    Edited by Eli Hinkel

    This practical and research-based introduction to current and effective English grammar instruction gives pre-service and in-service teachers and teacher educators a strong foundation for teaching second language grammar and helps them develop their professional knowledge and skills. Written in a…

    Paperback – 2016-03-07 
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

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