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  • Grammar, Meaning, and Concepts

    A Discourse-Based Approach to English Grammar

    By Susan Strauss, Parastou Feiz, Xuehua Xiang

    Grammar, Meaning, and Concepts is a book for language teachers and learners that focuses on the meanings of grammatical constructions within discourse rather than on language as structure governed by rigid rules. This text emphasizes the ways in which users of language construct meaning, express…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Corpus Approaches to Contemporary British Speech

    Sociolinguistic Studies of the Spoken BNC2014

    Edited by Vaclav Brezina, Robbie Love, Karin Aijmer

    Featuring contributions from an international team of leading and up-and-coming scholars, this innovative volume provides a comprehensive sociolinguistic picture of current spoken British English based on the Spoken BNC2014, a brand new corpus of British speech. The book begins with short…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

  • A Concise Introduction to Linguistics

    5th Edition

    By Bruce M. Rowe, Diane P. Levine

    Now in its fifth edition, A Concise Introduction to Linguistics provides students with a detailed introduction to the core concepts of linguistics. The textbook includes a focus on linguistic anthropology, unpacking the main contributions of linguistics to the study of human communication and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Norwegian: A Comprehensive Grammar

    By Philip Holmes, Hans-Olav Enger

    This new Norwegian: A Comprehensive Grammar is a complete reference guide to modern Norwegian (the Bokmål standard). The Grammar is an essential source for the serious student of Norwegian, and to students of comparative linguistics. It is ideal for use in colleges, universities and adult classes…

    Paperback – 2018-04-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Comprehensive Grammars

  • Essentials of Grammatical Theory

    A Consensus View of Syntax and Morphology

    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 – 2018-04-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Syntax

  • Thematic Theory in Syntax and Interpretation

    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 – 2018-04-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Syntax

  • Descriptive Syntax and the English Verb

    By David Kilby

    Intended for advanced students and researchers in linguistics, Descriptive Syntax and the English Verb, first published in 1984, focuses on the syntax of the English verb and notions of tense/aspect, transivity, passive, phrasal verb constructions, nominalisations and complement sentence types are…

    Paperback – 2018-04-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Syntax

  • The Syntax of Coordination

    By Robert R. van Oirsouw

    Coordination is a syntactic construction which occurs in most languages. In the past, it has been a fruitful area of research, but also a controversial one. Arguments from coordination have been used in support of transformations, and against phrase-structure rules, but also in support of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Syntax

  • Comparative Constructions in Spanish and French Syntax

    By Susan Price

    This study, first published in 1990, presents a comprehensive description of the comparative constructions of Spanish and French, and shows that the apparently numerous differences in their syntactic realisations can be accounted for by general constraints on the expression of comparison. There is…

    Paperback – 2018-04-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Syntax

  • Welsh Syntax

    A Government-Binding Approach

    By Louisa Sadler

    This book, first published in 1988, proposes an analysis of Welsh syntax within the theory of Government and Binding (GB). The main focus of the study is the theory of empty elements and the role of agreement phenomena in relation to empty categories. The study of the Celtic family of languages…

    Paperback – 2018-04-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Syntax

  • Evidence for Multiattachment in K'ekchi Mayan

    By Ava Berinstein

    This study, first published in 1985, analyses aspects of the syntax of K’ekchi, a Mayan language spoken in Guatemala. Working in the framework of Relational Grammar, the author finds evidence for the constructions of Passive, Antipassive and 2-3 Retreat and provides formulations for the principles…

    Paperback – 2018-04-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Syntax

  • Theoretical Implications of Some Global Phenomena in Syntax

    By Gilles Fauconnier

    This title, first published in 1979, centres on control and binding in networks of anaphora. A wide variety of phenomena which are superficially global rather than local processes are examined, and the study deals directly with aspects of natural logic and finds its empirical motivation in concrete…

    Paperback – 2018-04-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Syntax

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