Category: Grammar

  • On Syntax of Negation: Volume 16 (Routledge Library by Itziar Laka

    By Itziar Laka

    The significant main issue of this name, first released in 1994, is the syntactic nature of negation in common Grammar, and its relation to different sensible parts within the Syntax. The research argues that negation isn't really a syntactic class by itself; particularly, it really is one of many values of a extra summary syntactic class, named ?, such as different sentence operators, reminiscent of confirmation and emphasis. This identify could be of curiosity to scholars of language and linguistics.

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  • Argument Licensing and Agreement (Oxford Studies in by Claire Halpert

    By Claire Halpert

    The strikingly unrestricted syntactic distribution of nouns in lots of Bantu languages usually results in proposals that syntactic case doesn't play an energetic function within the grammar of Bantu. This ebook bargains a unique end that the root of Zulu that Bantu languages haven't just a approach of structural case, but in addition a posh procedure of morphological case that's equivalent to platforms present in languages like Icelandic. through evaluating the procedure of argument licensing present in Zulu to these present in extra wide-spread languages, Halpert introduces a couple of insights onto the association of the grammar.

    First, whereas this publication argues in desire of a case-licensing research of Zulu, it locates the positions the place case is assigned reduce within the clause than what's present in nominative-accusative languages. additionally, Zulu indicates proof that case and contract are distinctive operations within the language, positioned on diversified heads and working independently of one another. regardless of those unfamiliarities, there's facts that the timing relationships among operations replicate these present in different languages. moment, this publication proposes a singular kind of morphological case that serves to masks many structural licensing results in Zulu; the results of this example are surprising, Halpert argues that its lifestyles is anticipated given the present typological photo of case. eventually, this e-book explores the implications of case and contract as dissociated operations, displaying that given this case, different strange homes of Bantu languages, corresponding to hyper-raising, are a traditional end result. This exploration yields the belief that a few of the more odd houses of Bantu languages actually consequence from small quantities of edition to deeply frequent syntactic ideas akin to case, contract, and the EPP.
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  • Space and Quantification in Languages of China by Dan Xu,Jingqi Fu

    By Dan Xu,Jingqi Fu

    This quantity presents basic linguists with new information and research on languages spoken in China concerning a variety of features of area and quantification, utilizing diverse methods. Contributions through researchers from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Japan, Europe, the U.S. and Australia supply insights on facets of language starting from phonology and morphology to syntax and semantics, whereas the methods fluctuate from formal, old, areal, typological, and cognitive linguistics to moment language acquisition. After separate volumes on house and quantification in languages of China, the reports during this quantity mix area and quantification to permit readers a view of the intersection of the 2 topics.
    Each article contributes to basic linguistic wisdom whereas discussing a specific point of house or quantification in a specific language/dialect, providing new facts and research from languages which are spoken within the related geographical zone, and that belong to numerous language households that exist and evolve in shut touch with one another.
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  • The Complete INDIE Editor - 55 Essential Copy-edits for the by K.J. Heritage

    By K.J. Heritage

    Stay prior to the contest with this simple to exploit, step by step guide.

    When you put up as an Indie writer, be it on an digital equipment equivalent to the Kindle or as a published novel via Createspace or different print-on-demand providers, readers are comparing your writing by utilizing unfastened First bankruptcy, and so on. With such a lot of novels competing opposed to each other, you wish all of the instruments you may get to transform curiosity right into a buy...

    Welcome to the realm of copy-editing--the revision, correction and edition of an editorial for book. An edit is the singular identify given to anyone edit or crew of edits within the technique of copy-editing. by way of operating via this advisor, you are going to practice all of the fifty-five edits in your novel.

    These Copy-edits include:
    Redundant adjectives & overuse of adverbs
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    Proper use of italics, quotations & capitalisation
    Word pairs & homophones
    How to address numbers & time
    ...And descriptions of move, express no longer inform, writing tenses, discussion dealing with and more.

    Applying those copy-edits in your fiction will permit reviewers and readers to judge your novel in simple terms at the energy of your tale and never on clumsy and vulnerable prose, overuse of adverbs, repetition and flabbiness.

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    The entire INDIE Editor is a one-stop copy-editing store to enhance your novel sooner than publication.
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  • AQA GCSE English Language Grades 5-9 Student Book (AQA by Keith Brindle

    By Keith Brindle

    Target grade development at each point and permit each one pupil to arrive their power by means of boosting the data and abilities they should comprehend the calls for of the hot AQA GCSE English Language examinations.

    - concentration thoroughly on examination instruction and luck as you're led query by way of query via either examination papers

    - carry greater degrees of development and raise scholar functionality with examiner perception that explains precisely what the examiner is seeking in each one question

    - Differentiate your educating for various skill degrees with this tiered Student's e-book that incorporates texts of larger call for, extending scholars' wisdom and focusing on the head grades

    - aid development in the course of the grades with annotated pupil responses that exhibit find out how to enhance answers

    - construct scholars' self belief and confirm readiness for examination stipulations with perform questions and exam tips

    - increase scholars' examining talents via huge perform for examination questions about the nineteenth century texts

    - Emphasise the significance of rolling revision with this excellent software for college kids to exploit around the years

    We aren't filing those assets to AQA for approval. as an alternative, our writer workforce of senior examiners and lecturers have matched those assets to the hot specification and evaluation objectives

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  • Escribir en internet (Rústica) (Spanish Edition) by Fundeú BBVA,Mario Tascón

    By Fundeú BBVA,Mario Tascón

    ¿Cómo se escribe una carta oficial en un correo electrónico? ¿Qué símbolos se pueden usar en Twitter? ¿Y en un sms? Respuestas a estas y otras muchas dudas se pueden encontrar en el libro Escribir en web. Guía para los nuevos medios y las redes sociales , el primer handbook práctico de uso del español en los medios digitales y los soportes electrónicos.

    Pensado para todos los públicos, para aquellos que utilizan l. a. purple de manera cotidiana sin ser expertos, pero también para los profesionales que quieren profundizar y mejorar sus técnicas de redacción y comunicación electronic, este libro le ayudará a escribir con corrección y estilo en internet.

    Dirigido por el periodista Mario Tascón, Escribir en net. Guía para los nuevos medios y las redes sociales es un trabajo de l. a. Fundéu BBVA, que recoge recomendaciones y estudios de más de cuarenta expertos sobre cortesía en los angeles purple, correspondencia electrónica, reputación on-line, español international, escritura colectiva, redacción para blogs, mensajería instantánea, gestión de comentarios, redes sociales, emoticonos, accesibilidad, temas legales… y todo lo que hoy resulta necesario para trabajar en l. a. red.
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  • Einführung in die Morphologie des Italienischen by Sarah Dessì Schmid

    By Sarah Dessì Schmid

    Diese auf die neueren modularisierten Studiengänge zugeschnittene Einführung in die Morphologie des Italienischen baut auf der heute weithin geteilten Meinung auf, die Morphologie habe zwei Hauptfunktionen: eine lexikalische, das Lexikon bereichernde und erneuernde Funktion sowie einesyntaktische, innersprachlich beziehungskodifizierende. Das Buch umfasst, wenngleich speziell dem Italienischen gewidmet, vielfältige Aspekte, die auch die Morphologie als Disziplin im Allgemeinen betreffen: So führt es in die Funktionen der Morphologie ein, stellt Grundkonzepte und Basisterminologie dar, zeigt Abgrenzungsprobleme morphologischer Einheiten und Verfahren auf und beschreibt Interaktion sowie Schnittstellen der Morphologie mit anderen linguistischen Disziplinen. Dabei wird auch Bezug auf neuere theoretische Ansätze genommen, die bei der examine zur Anwendung kommen.

    Neben der umfassenden Darstellung morphologischer Einheiten, Wortbildungsverfahren und Flexionsparadigmen des Italienischen aus synchronischer Perspektive werden beispielhaft auch einige Erscheinungen aus diachronischer Sicht analysiert (Grammatikalisierung).

    Diese Einführung eignet sich hervorragend sowohl als begleitendes Lehrbuch zu Universitätsseminaren als auch zur Nutzung im Selbsttudium.

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  • Cognitive Linguistics: Basic Readings (Cognitive Linguistics by Dirk Geeraerts

    By Dirk Geeraerts

    Over the prior decade, Cognitive Linguistics has grown to be some of the most greatly attractive and dynamic frameworks for the learn of typical language. basically, this new institution of linguistics makes a speciality of the which means facet of language: linguistic shape is analysed as an expression of that means. And which means itself isn't anything that exists in isolation, however it is built-in with the complete spectrum of human event: the truth that we're embodied beings simply up to the truth that we're cultural beings.

    Cognitive Linguistics: simple Readings brings jointly twelve foundational articles, every one of which introduces one of many simple thoughts of Cognitive Linguistics, like conceptual metaphor, snapshot schemas, psychological areas, building grammar, prototypicality and radial units. the gathering good points the founding fathers of Cognitive Linguistics: George Lakoff, Ron Langacker, Len Talmy, Gilles Fauconnier, and Charles Fillmore, including essentially the most influential more youthful students. by way of its number of seminal papers and top authors, Basic Readings is particularly fitted to an introductory path in Cognitive Linguistics. this can be extra supported by means of a basic advent to the speculation and, in particular, the perform of Cognitive Linguistics and by way of trajectories for extra interpreting that commence from the person chapters.

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  • Portugués para Dummies (Spanish Edition) by Karen Keller,María Mercedes Correa

    By Karen Keller,María Mercedes Correa

    Con esta sencilla guía podrás hablar desde el primer día un idioma que comparten más de 240 millones de personas de todo el mundo. Pensada para estudiantes, turistas, gente del mundo de los negocios o cualquier personality que busque un conocimiento básico del portugués. Contiene un poco de gramática y ortografía, ejercicios prácticos, anécdotas, datos culturales sobre los países de habla portuguesa y referencias útiles y divertidas, entre ellas un minidiccionario y una lista de los principales verbos de uso cotidiano. Encontrarás los ejercicios del libro en formato MP3 en la ficha del libro, búscala por el título en el buscador de la página net

    • Lánzate a hablar portugués — tú también puedes hablar este idioma tan musical.

    • Hablar portugués no es cosa de magia — en estas páginas encontrarás herramientas para comunicarte e incluso resolver emergencias.

    • ¡Próxima estación! — si estás pensando en darte una vuelta por el carnaval de Río o asistir a los Juegos Olímpicos de Río de Janeiro de 2016, no esperes más, llévate esta guía y empieza a practicar.

    • Aprenderás los fundamentos de l. a. pronunciación y de los angeles gramática portuguesas — y toda los angeles información para construir frases y comenzar a hablar desde el primer día.

    • Agradable y rápido de leer — escrito en un estilo muy dinámico y divertido.

    • ¡Te invitamos — a hablar portugués sin complejos!

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