Painless Grammar by Rebecca Elliott Ph.D.

By Rebecca Elliott Ph.D.

This very approachable textual content combines guideline in elements of speech and sentence constitution with down-to-earth examples, humorous illustrations, and exam of a few of the extra a laugh and bizarre phrases within the English language. A bankruptcy on transparent electronic mail communique and etiquette is fresh during this version, as are a number of the author’s tough “Brain Ticklers.” Her beneficial bankruptcy on easy methods to edit a faculty paper has additionally been seriously revised and up to date. Barron’s well known Painless sequence of analysis courses for heart university and highschool scholars provide a lighthearted, frequently funny method of their matters, reworking info that will as soon as have appeared uninteresting or tough right into a sequence of fascinating and mentally tough principles. so much titles within the sequence function many fun-to-solve “Brain Tickler” issues of solutions on the finish of every bankruptcy.

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Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar by J. H. Allen, J. B. Greenough

By J. H. Allen, J. B. Greenough

A venerable source for greater than a century, Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar continues to be looked by means of scholars and lecturers because the best Latin reference grammar to be had. Concise, complete, and good equipped, it's unmatched extensive and readability, putting a wealth of recommendation on utilization, vocabulary, diction, composition, and syntax inside of effortless achieve of Latin students in any respect levels.

This sourcebook's three-part remedy starts off with phrases and varieties, overlaying elements of speech, declensions, and conjugations. the second one half, syntax, explores situations, moods, and tenses. The concluding part deals info on archaic usages, Latin verse, and prose composition, between different topics. huge appendixes function a thesaurus of phrases and indexes. scholars of background, faith, and literature will locate lasting worth during this modestly priced version of a vintage consultant to Latin.

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Partitive Cases and Related Categories by Silvia Luraghi, Tuomas Huuomo

By Silvia Luraghi, Tuomas Huuomo

Argument-marking, morphological partitives were the subject of language particular reports, whereas no cross-linguistic or typological analyses were carried out. seeing that person partitives of alternative languages were studied, there exists a foundation for a extra cross-linguistic technique. the aim of this booklet is to fill the distance and to compile examine on partitives in several languages.

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English Grammar Simplified by Blanche Ellsworth (Late), John A. Higgins

By Blanche Ellsworth (Late), John A. Higgins

At in basic terms eighty pages, English Simplified is a concise, reasonably cheap grammar instruction manual that has lengthy been the alternative of teachers because of its reliablity. This easy-to-use pocketbook will resolution any questions a author has approximately grammar, the writing technique, or learn, and keeps you on the most sensible of your class by together with the most recent updates on documentation sort, fabric on note-taking, resource evaluate, and warding off plagiarism. Additional details is incorporated for ESL writers, and easy-to-read charts that make clear verb tenses and forms.

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The Noun Phrase by Jan Rijkhoff

By Jan Rijkhoff

Jan Rijkhoff investigates noun phrases--linguistic structures with the noun as principal element--in a consultant pattern of the world's 6000 languages and proposes a semantic version to explain their underlying constitution. Assuming no wisdom of any formal or practical thought of grammar, he indicates that the noun word be aware order styles of any language could be derived from 3 common ordering rules and additionally that those ideas are gildings of a normal ordering procedure, in which components that belong jointly semantically are likely to take place jointly syntactically.

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Focus and Grammatical Relations in Creole Languages: Papers by Francis Byrne, Donald Winford

By Francis Byrne, Donald Winford

The amount has as its subject, not just the kinds of formal structures and units which creole languages syntactically make the most of to accomplish constituent concentration, but in addition, in a wider experience, the numerous different phenomena and tactics present in those languages which serve to focus on sentence-level parts. The booklet is equipped into 5 sections: 1. verb concentration, predicate clefting and predicate doubling; 2. concentration and anti-focus; three. concentration and pronominals; four. discourse patterning; five. grammatical relatives.

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Inflectional Identity by Asaf Bachrach, Andrew Nevins

By Asaf Bachrach, Andrew Nevins

A recurrent factor in linguistic conception and psychology matters the cognitive prestige of memorized lists and their inner constitution. In morphological concept, the collections of inflected types of a given noun, verb, or adjective into inflectional paradigms are inspiration to represent one such form of checklist. This ebook specializes in the query of which components in a paradigm can stand in a relation of partial or overall phonological id. top students reflect on inflectional id from a number of theoretical views, with an emphasis on either case experiences and predictive theories of the place syncretism and different ''paradigmatic pressures'' will happen in common language. The authors reflect on phenomena akin to allomorphy and syncretism whereas exploring questions of underlying representations, the formal houses of markedness, and the featural illustration of conjugation and declension sessions. They achieve this from the viewpoint of up to date theories of morphology and phonology, together with dispensed Morphology and Optimality conception, and within the context of quite a lot of languages, between them Amharic, Greek, Romanian, Russian, Saami, and Yiddish. the themes addressed within the ebook comprise the function of featural decomposition of morphosyntactic beneficial properties, the prestige of paradigms because the unit of syncretism, uneven results in identity-dependence, and the choice of a base-of-derivation. The Bases of Inflectional Identity will curiosity linguists and cognitive scientists, specifically scholars and students of phonological concept and the phonology-morphology and mind-language interfaces at graduate point and above.

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Aspects of the Syntax of Agreement by Cedric Boeckx

By Cedric Boeckx

This quantity brings jointly a variety of strands of study targeting elements of the syntax of contract, and the function that contract performs in linguistic thought. The essays amassed the following express how and why contract has emerged in recent times because the crucial theoretical build in minimalism. even though the theoretical context of the quantity is minimalist in personality, Boeckx formulates formal and substantive universals within the area of agreement.

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