Grammar, Syntax & Linguistic Structure Products

  • Unusual Productions in Phonology

    Universals and Language-Specific Considerations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mehmet Yavas

    The universalist view that acquisition of phonology is guided by universal principles has been the dominant position for decades.  More recently, an alternative view has brought into focus the relationship between developmental markedness and language-specific input frequencies.  With…

    Paperback – 2014-11-05
    Psychology Press
    Language and Speech Disorders

  • Allomorphy in Inflexion (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Carstairs-McCarthy

    First published in 1987, this book broke new ground in research on inflectional morphology. Drawing on evidence from a wide variety of languages, it shows that this was not just a phenomenon left over from obsolete phonological processes but a subject deserving of more respect. The book proposes…

    Paperback – 2014-08-20
    Routledge Revivals

  • Linguistic Epidemiology

    Semantics and Grammar of Language Contact in Mainland Southeast Asia, 1st Edition

    By Nick Enfield

    This important new study examines in detail a semantic-pragmatic pattern surrounding the basic verb 'acquire' in nearly 30 Southeast Asian languages, concentrating on Lao, Vietnamese, Khmer, Kmhmu, Hmong, and varieties of Chinese.The book makes a significant contribution to empirical work on…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge Studies in Asian Linguistics

  • Effective Writing in the Public Sector

    1st Edition

    By John W. Swain, Kathleen Dolan Swain

    Intended for both students and practitioners in public administration who want to communicate more effectively with a variety of audiences, this book offers clear, easy-to-understand guidelines on how to write more clearly, concisely, and coherently, as well as correctly. It covers the basics of…

    Paperback – 2014-07-29

  • Regimes of Derivation in Syntax and Morphology

    1st Edition

    By Edwin Williams

    Regimes of Derivation in Syntax and Morphology presents a theory of the architecture of the human linguistic system that differs from all current theories on four key points. First, the theory rests on a modular separation of word syntax from phrasal syntax, where word syntax corresponds roughly to…

    Paperback – 2014-04-22
    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • A Survey of English Spelling

    1st Edition

    By Edward Carney

    Published at a time when literacy and spelling are issues of topical concern, A Survey of English Spelling offers an authoritative, comprehensive, and up-to-date overview of this important but hitherto neglected area of the English language. The text brings together a vast body of knowledge, both…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10

  • A Modern English Grammar on Historical Principles

    Volume 2, Syntax (first volume), 1st Edition

    By Otto Jespersen

    This book was first published in 1954.…

    Paperback – 2014-02-14
    Otto Jespersen

  • Free Adjuncts and Absolutes in English

    Problems of Control and Interpretation, 1st Edition

    By Bernd Kortmann

    Free adjuncts and absolutes typically function as adverbial clauses which are not overtly specified for any particular adverbial relation. The book is a non-formal, corpus based study of their current use in English. Its particular focus is on a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of their semantic…

    Paperback – 2014-02-07
    Germanic Linguistics

  • Stretched Verb Constructions in English

    1st Edition

    By D. J. Allerton

    Constructions such as 'make an accusation against', or 'give one's approval for' can be seen as 'stretched' versions of simple verbs, such as 'accuse' or 'approve of'. What is the precise linguistic nature of stretched verbs, and how many basic types are there? What kinds of grammatical connections…

    Paperback – 2014-01-17
    Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

  • Global English Slang

    Methodologies and Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julie Coleman

    Global English Slang brings together nineteen key international experts and provides a timely and essential overview of English slang around the world today. The book illustrates the application of a range of different methodologies to the study of slang and demonstrates the interconnection…

    Paperback – 2014-01-09

  • Koromfe

    1st Edition

    By John Rennison

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2013-10-25
    Descriptive Grammars

  • Ndyuka

    1st Edition

    By George L. Huttar, Mary L. Huttar

    First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2013-10-25
    Descriptive Grammars

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