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Download Spanish to Go: A Weekend's Worth of Essential Word's and by Martin Rodriguez PDF

By Martin Rodriguez

Attending to grips with a overseas language is rarely effortless, and so much word books are too convoluted that can assist you for those who really want it. Spanish to move is the following to assist. utilizing daily Spanish for daily eventualities, this e-book is your passport to survival on the airport, in bars and eating places, inns or anyplace you find yourself. supplying you with crucial phrases and words for the main sensible of occasions, all with phonetic pronunciations to make tackling Spanish that little bit more straightforward, Spanish to move has you lined.

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Download A Grammar of Cavinena by Guillaume, Antoine PDF

By Guillaume, Antoine

This publication is an in depth top quality descriptive grammar of the endangered Cavine?±a language (less than 1200 speakers), spoken within the Amazonian rainforest of Lowland Bolivia, a space the place the indigenous languages are nearly unknown. Cavine?±a belongs to the Tacanan kinfolk, comprising 5 languages, none of which has been the topic of an enough descriptive grammar. The grammar is primarily based at the vast fieldwork carried out via the writer in conventional Cavine?±a groups. forged within the functional-typological framework, and in response to normal discourse facts, the grammar offers an in depth and copiously exemplified account of so much features of the language, build up from easy degrees (phonetic and phonological) to raised degrees (morphological and syntactic), and from short descriptions of every point to a extra accomplished description of a similar point in particular chapters. The language features a variety of strange gains that may be of curiosity to typologist linguists, equivalent to an strange pitch accessory process, a morpho-phonological rule that deletes?  case markers, an complex predicate constitution, a procedure of verbal suffixes coding linked movement, a weird prefix e?  that attaches to nouns coding physique components and a fancy approach of moment place clitic pronouns. The grammar can be of curiosity to historical-comparative linguists, as for the 1st time one has sufficiently designated grammatical details to make attainable a competent comparability with different languages with which Tacanan languages should be comparable, specifically the Panoan family members, and to function enter into hypotheses in regards to the inhabitants historical past of this a part of South the United States.

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Download Grammaire progressive du français. Niveau intermédiaire : by Maia Gregoire, Odile Thievenaz PDF

By Maia Gregoire, Odile Thievenaz

L. a. Grammaire innovative du français est une grammaire d'apprentissage destinée aux étudiants de niveau intermédiaire.

. Pédagogique, elle offre sur los angeles web page de gauche un cours de grammaire, sur l. a. web page de droite des exercices d'application et des activités de communication.

· innovative, elle swimsuit l. a. development classique des méthodes de français.

Les corrigés sont fournis dans un livret séparé (ISBN 209-033849-0).

Cette nouvelle édition s'est enrichie de remarques et feedback proposées par de nombreux utilisateurs. Elle présente aujourd'hui:

des pages de cours complétées de remarques utiles,
des exercices transformés dans une viewpoint communicative,
des chapitres augmentés (l'article, les indéfinis, le pronom "en", les verbes, l'interrogation) ou remaniés (les relatifs, le gérondif, les kin logiques),
et un attempt d'évaluation général.

Utiles compléments à ce livre, les Exercices communicatifs (ISBN 209-033860-7) permettent d'améliorer l. a. construction orale et écrite. Grâce à de nombreuses illustrations, ils approfondissent, de manière uncomplicated et créative, les issues de grammaire abordés dans los angeles Grammaire revolutionary du français - niveau intermédiaire.

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Download Phi-Features and the Modular Architecture of Language by Milan Rezac PDF

By Milan Rezac

This monograph investigates the modular structure of language in the course of the nature of "uninterpretable" phi-features: individual, quantity, gender, and Case. It presents new instruments and proof for the modular structure of the human language school, a foundational subject of linguistic learn. whilst it develops a brand new idea for one of many center matters posed through the Minimalist application: the connection of syntax to its interfaces and the character of uninterpretable positive aspects. The paintings units out to set up a brand new cross-linguistic phenomenon to check the foregoing, person-governed last-resort upkeep, which supplies new insights into the character of ergative/accusative Case and of Case licensing itself. this can be the 1st monograph that explicitly addresses the syntactic vs. morphological prestige of uninterpretable phi-features and their courting to interface platforms in a similar fashion, drawing on person-based interactions between arguments as key data-base.

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Download Verbal complement clauses : a minimalist study of direct by Claudia Felser PDF

By Claudia Felser

This monograph examines the syntax of naked infinitival and participial enhances of conception verbs in English and different ecu languages, and investigates the final stipulations below which verbal supplement clauses are approved. The introductory bankruptcy is via an outline of the most important syntactic and semantic features of non-finite enhances of conception verbs in English. The 3rd chapter Read more...

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Download A notional theory of syntactic categories by John M. Anderson PDF

By John M. Anderson

This ebook offers an leading edge idea of syntactic different types and the lexical sessions they outline. It revives the conventional concept that those are to be wonderful notionally (semantically). It allows there to be peripheral contributors of a lexical category which can now not evidently agree to the overall definition. the writer proposes a notation in keeping with semantic positive aspects which debts for the syntactic behaviour of periods. The publication additionally offers a case for contemplating this class - back in really conventional vein - to be uncomplicated to settling on the syntactic constitution of sentences. Syntactic constitution is hence erected in a truly limited model, with out recourse to circulate or empty parts.

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