Month: November 2016

The German Language: A Linguistic Introduction

By Jean Boase-Beier, Ken R. Lodge

The German Language introduces scholars of German to a linguistic means of taking a look at the language. Written from a Chomksyan viewpoint, this quantity covers the elemental structural elements of the German language: syntax, morphology, phonetics, phonology, and the lexicon.

* Explores the linguistic constitution of German from present theoretical views.
* Written from a Chomksyan standpoint, this quantity covers the fundamental structural elements of the German language: syntax, morphology, phonetics, phonology, and the lexicon.
* Serves as a important source for college students of German language and literature and for linguists with very little heritage within the language.
* comprises workouts, definitions of key phrases, and recommendations for additional reading.

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Introduction to Attic Greek

By Donald J. Mastronarde

Thoroughly revised and accelerated, Introduction to Attic Greek, second Edition provides pupil and teachers the main finished and obtainable presentation of historic Greek to be had. The textual content features:

• complete publicity to the grammar and morphology that scholars will stumble upon in real texts

• Self-contained tutorial chapters, with hard, rigorously adapted exercises

• more and more complicated chapters to construct the student's wisdom of declensions, tenses, and buildings by means of alternating emphasis on morphology and syntax

• Readings in accordance with genuine texts and contain unadapted passages from Xenophon, Lysias, Plato, Aristophanes, and Thucydides.

• Concise advent to the background of the Greek language

• Composite record of verbs with relevant components, and an appendix of all paradigms

• Greek-English and English-Greek glossaries

Additional Resources:

•Robust on-line vitamins for educating and studying to be had at

•Answer Key to routines additionally to be had from UC Press (978-0-520-27574-4)

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Theories in Second Language Acquisition: An Introduction (Second Language Acquisition Research Series)

The moment version of Theories in moment Language Acquisition seeks to construct at the strengths of the 1st version through surveying the key theories at the moment utilized in moment language acquisition examine. This quantity is a perfect introductory textual content for undergraduate and graduate scholars in SLA and language instructing. every one bankruptcy specializes in a unmarried thought, written via a number one student within the box in an easy-to-follow sort – a simple foundational description of the idea, correct facts or learn versions used with this conception, universal misunderstandings, and a pattern research from the sector to teach the idea in perform. this article is designed to supply a constant and coherent presentation for these new to the sphere who search simple realizing of theories that underlie modern SLA study. Researchers also will locate the e-book invaluable as a "quick consultant" to theoretical paintings open air their respective domains.

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English Collocations in Use: Advanced

By Felicity O'Dell

Covers all of the most beneficial collocations (common be aware combos) at complicated point to aid make your English extra fluent and natural-sounding. English Collocations in Use complicated provides and practises countless numbers of collocations in common contexts that can assist you increase your written and spoken English. additionally it is pointers on studying concepts and how you can stay away from universal learner error. The ebook is proficient by means of the Cambridge foreign Corpus to ensure that the collocations taught are the main widespread and worthy for college kids at every one point.

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Colloquial Japanese: The Complete Course for Beginners (Colloquial Series)

Colloquial Japanese offers a step by step direction in jap because it is written and spoken this day. Combining a undemanding technique with an intensive remedy of the language, it equips newcomers with the basic talents had to speak expectantly and successfully in jap in a extensive diversity of occasions. No past wisdom of the language is required.

Key positive factors include:

• innovative insurance of conversing, listening, studying and writing talents

• dependent, jargon-free causes of grammar

• an intensive variety of concentrated and stimulating routines

• practical and interesting dialogues protecting a extensive number of situations

• precious vocabulary lists during the text

• extra assets to be had in the back of the e-book, together with a whole solution key, a grammar precis and bilingual glossaries

Balanced, finished and profitable, Colloquial Japanese should be an essential source either for self sustaining rookies and scholars taking classes in Japanese.

Course components:

The entire direction contains the publication and audio fabrics. those can be found to buy individually in paperback, e-book, CD and MP3 layout. The paperback and CDs can be bought jointly within the great-value Colloquials pack.

Paperback: 978-0-415-19478-5 (please notice this doesn't comprise the audio)

CDs : 978-0-415-27911-6eBook: 978-0-203-98691-2 (please be aware this doesn't comprise the audio, to be had from

MP3s: 978-0-415-47080-3 (available from

Pack : 978-0-415-45391-2 (paperback and CDs)

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The Everything Italian Phrase Book: A quick refresher for any situation (Everything®)

By Ronald Glenn Wrigley

For travelers who wish to have a different, "off the crushed course" adventure in Italy, studying a bit of the local language is important. simply realizing they could locate the educate station (stazione del treno) or say "thank you" (grazie) can relieve a few of the pressure that touring can convey. that includes countless numbers of everyday words, this pocket-sized consultant offers travelers with the phrases they should order dinner, speak at the telephone, learn road symptoms and teach schedules, store with self assurance, and extra. This publication even gains the fundamentals of Italian grammar and pronunciation in addition to universal idioms and slang phrases. very easily prepared and listed by means of classification, this fast reference advisor is a one-stop advisor for speedy, sensible words for any state of affairs.

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Mi gato es gordo: My Cat is Fat (Xist Bilingual Spanish English) (Spanish Edition)

Mi gato es gordo
Yo tengo un gato gordo.
¿Ves a mi gato?
¡No! Ese no es mi gato.
Ese es un perro triste.
Mi gato no es un perro triste.

a bit boy loses his fats cat and meets many different animals alongside the way in which.

uncomplicated sentences in either Spanish and English make this an awesome introductory bilingual reader for children.

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Modern Italian Grammar: A Practical Guide (Modern Grammars)

This re-creation of the Modern Italian Grammar is an leading edge reference advisor to Italian, combining conventional and function-based grammar in one quantity. With a robust emphasis on modern utilization, all grammar issues and features are richly illustrated with examples.

Implementing suggestions from clients of the 1st version, this article contains clearer motives, in addition to a better emphasis on components of specific hassle for inexperienced persons of Italian. Divided into sections, the e-book covers:

  • traditional grammatical different types reminiscent of observe order, nouns, verbs and adjectives
  • language features and notions equivalent to giving and looking details, describing procedures and effects, and expressing likes, dislikes and preferences.

This is the best reference grammar for newcomers of Italian in any respect degrees, from newbie to complicated. No past wisdom of grammatical terminology is required and a thesaurus of grammatical phrases is equipped. This Grammar is complemented via the sleek Italian Grammar Workbook moment Edition which positive factors comparable routines and activities.

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