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  • African Languages/Langues Africaines

    Volume 4 1978, 1st Edition

    By P. Akụjụobi Nwachukwu

    Volume 4 of African Languages includes articles originally published in 1978, written in French and English on educational, literary, cultural, historical and socio-linguistic aspects of language in Africa, as well as descriptive and comparative studies. Among others there are chapters on lexical…

    Paperback – 2019-09-24
    Routledge
    Linguistic Surveys of Africa

  • African Languages/Langues Africaines

    Volume 5 (1) 1979, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kahombo Mateene, P. Akụjụobi Nwachukwu

    Volume 5 (1) of African Languages originally published in 1979, is a special issue focussing on the Bantu languages in Tanzania. The languages are discussed according to 4 regions of Tanzania and although the sub-grouping is lexicostatistical, the classification is borne out by other consdierations…

    Paperback – 2019-09-24
    Routledge
    Linguistic Surveys of Africa

  • African Languages/Langues Africaines

    Volume 5 (2) 1979, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kahombo Mateene, P. Akụjụobi Nwachukwu, David Dalby

    Volume 5 (2) of African Languages originally published in 1979, is a special issue focussing on languages and education in Africa. There are chapters on African language education from a socio-linguistic perspective, the problems of bi-lingualism and multi-lingualism in Zaire and small languages in…

    Paperback – 2019-09-24
    Routledge
    Linguistic Surveys of Africa

  • Linguistic Survey of the Northern Bantu Borderland

    Volume Two, 1st Edition

    By Irvine Richardson

    This volume, originally published in 1957, contains the linguistic evidence for the classification of the languages encountered by the western team of the Northern Bantu Borderland Survey. To appreciate fully its implications it should be read in close conjunction with the appropriate sections of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-17
    Routledge
    Linguistic Surveys of Africa

  • A Study of the Logbara (Ma'di) Language

    Grammar and Vocabulary, 1st Edition

    By J. P. Crazzolara

    In the mid 20th century the people known as the Logbara were a diverse collection of groups fleeing from different parts and having different socail and political affiliations - essentially refugees in search of a new home. At the time that this book was originally published in 1960, existing…

    Paperback – 2019-09-03
    Routledge
    Linguistic Surveys of Africa

  • 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

  • Advances in Proto-Basque Reconstruction with Evidence for the Proto-Indo-European-Euskarian Hypothesis

    1st Edition

    By Juliette Blevins

    This book presents a new reconstruction of Proto-Basque, the mother language of modern Basque varieties, historical Basque, and Aquitanian, grounded in traditional methods of historical linguistics. Building on a long tradition of Basque scholarship, the comparative method and internal…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Merge in the Mind-Brain

    Essays on Theoretical Linguistics and the Neuroscience of Language, 1st Edition

    By Naoki Fukui

    This collection of nine papers brings together Naoki Fukui’s pioneering body of work on Merge, the basic operation of human language syntax, from the two distinct but related perspectives of theoretical syntax and neurosciences. Part I presents an overview of the development of the theory of Merge…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • Conceptual Conflicts in Metaphors and Figurative Language

    1st Edition

    By Michele Prandi

    This innovative volume provides a comprehensive integrated account of the study of conceptual figures, demonstrating the ways in which figures and in particular, conflictual figures, encapsulate linguistic expression in the fullest sense and in turn, how insights gleaned from their study can…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • 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

  • Language Aptitude

    Advancing Theory, Testing, Research and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zhisheng (Edward) Wen, Peter Skehan, Adriana Biedroń, Shaofeng Li, Richard L. Sparks

    Language Aptitude: Advancing Theory, Testing, Research and Practice brings together cutting-edge global perspectives on foreign language aptitude. Drawing from educational psychology, cognitive science, and neuroscience, the editors have assembled interdisciplinary authors writing for an applied…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Second Language Acquisition Research Series

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