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  1. The Northwest Caucasian Languages (RLE Linguistics F: World Linguistics)

    A Phonological Survey

    By John Colarusso

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    Perhaps more than any other group of languages those of the Caucasus are famous for their enormous and difficult consonantal systems. It is by no means exceptional for one of these languages to have as many as 50 consonants, and of these languages those from the Northwest Caucasus have the largest...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Object and Absolutive in Halkomelem Salish (RLE Linguistics F: World Linguistics)

    By Donna B. Gerdts

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    This book treats aspects of the syntax of Halkomelem, a Salish language spoken in southwestern British Columbia, specifically those constructions which involve objects, and seeks to accomplish two goals. First, it provides natural language fodder for the debate concerning the nature of grammatical...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Plains Cree Morphosyntax (RLE Linguistics F: World Linguistics)

    By Amy Dahlstrom

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    This book explores several topics in Cree morphology, syntax and discourse structure. Cree, an Algonquian language, is non-configurational: the grammatical relations of subject and object are not expressed by word order or other constituent structure relations, as they are in a configurational...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Narrative Inquiry in Language Teaching and Learning Research

    By Gary Barkhuizen, Phil Benson, Alice Chik

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    Narrative Inquiry in Language Teaching and Learning Research provides an entry-level introduction to research methods using stories, as data or as a means of presenting findings, that is grounded in published empirical research within the field of language teaching and learning. It discusses basic...

    Published November 13th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Daisaku Ikeda, Language and Education

    Edited by Jason Goulah

    Daisaku Ikeda (b. 1928) is an international Buddhist leader, peacebuilder, prolific author, and the founder of the secular Soka kindergartens, elementary and secondary schools, women’s college and universities in seven countries across Asia and the Americas. He has emerged as an important...

    Published November 13th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Language Contact and the Origins of the Germanic Languages

    By Peter Schrijver

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    History, archaeology, and human evolutionary genetics provide us with an increasingly detailed view of the origins and development of the peoples that live in Northwestern Europe. This book aims to restore the key position of historical linguistics in this debate by treating the history of the...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  7. A History of the Spanish Language through Texts

    By Christopher Pountain

    A History of the Spanish Language through Texts examines the evolution of the Spanish language from the Middle Ages to the present day. Pountain explores a wide range of texts from poetry, through newspaper articles and political documents, to a Bunuel film script and a love letter. With keypoints...

    Published October 18th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Primitive Elements of Grammatical Theory

    Papers by Jean-Roger Vergnaud and His Collaborators

    Edited by Katherine McKinney-Bock, Maria Luisa Zubizarreta

    Series: Routledge Leading Linguists

    This book is a compilation of manuscripts and publications from 2001-2010 by Jean-Roger Vergnaud, in collaboration with colleagues and students. This work is guided by the scientific belief that broader mathematical principles should guide linguistic inquiry, as they guide classical biology and...

    Published October 17th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Emergent Lingua Francas and World Orders

    The Politics and Place of English as a World Language

    By Phyllis Ghim-Lian Chew

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

    This book presents an alternative paradigm in understanding and appreciating World Englishes (WEs) in the wake of globalization and its accompanying shifting priorities in many dimensions of modern life, including the emergence of the English language as the dominant lingua franca (ELF). Chew...

    Published October 13th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Introducing English Semantics

    2nd Edition

    By Charles W. Kreidler

    Introducing English Semantics, Second Edition is a practical introduction to understanding how meanings are expressed in the English language. Presenting the basic principles of the discipline of semantics, this newly revised edition explores the knowledge of language that speakers have which...

    Published September 26th 2013 by Routledge