Advances in Chinese As a Second Language: Acquisition and by Nan Jiang

By Nan Jiang

This ebook is a set of thirteen empirical reviews studying the purchase and processing of chinese language as a moment language. at the acquisition entrance, those reports discover the purchase of buildings reminiscent of the perfective marker le, wh-questions, bei- buildings, and naked nouns, and view the criteria that can impact acquisition comparable to rookies' historical past, nervousness, and guideline. Processing experiences hide themes corresponding to the id of chinese language tones, the popularity of characters, the processing of compounds and relative clauses, and the expression of movement occasions. lots of those reviews symbolize pioneering and state of the art study on their respective themes, and all might be of curiosity to scholars and students who're attracted to the examine of acquisition and processing of chinese language as a moment language.

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Modern Written Arabic: A Comprehensive Grammar by El Said Badawi, Michael Carter, Adrian Gully

By El Said Badawi, Michael Carter, Adrian Gully

Modern Written Arabic: A entire Grammar is a whole reference consultant to Arabic grammar.

The Grammar provides a clean and obtainable description of the language, focusing on the genuine styles of use in modern written Arabic. facts is taken from genuine written Arabic, either literary and non-literary, saw or released given that 1990. assets variety from highway indicators to excessive literature.

This complete paintings is a useful source for someone on the intermediate to complex point, from scholars via to lecturers and linguists. it's excellent to be used in faculties, universities and grownup sessions of all types.

The quantity is geared up to advertise a radical realizing of Arabic grammar. It bargains a stimulating research of the complexities of the language, and gives complete and transparent motives.

Features comprise:

  • detailed therapy of the typical grammatical constructions and components of speech
  • extensive exemplification
  • particular realization to components of misunderstanding and difficulty

  • Arabic-English parallels highlighted in the course of the book
  • an huge index and numbered paragraphs for ease-of-reference

Elsaid Badawi used to be Professor of Arabic Language and Linguistics on the American college in Cairo. Michael G. Carter is Honorary Professor at Sydney college. Adrian Gully is an autonomous specialist Interpreter and Translator. Maher Awad is Senior Lecturer of Arabic at Rice University.

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A Grammar of Toqabaqita (Mouton Grammar Library) by Lichtenberk, Frantisek

By Lichtenberk, Frantisek

Toqabaqita is an Austronesian language spoken by means of nearly 13,000 humans at the island of Malaita within the south-eastern Solomon Islands. This two-volume grammar is the 1st entire description of the language, in keeping with the author's box paintings. The grammar bargains with the phonology, morphology, syntax, and discourse styles of the language, in addition to with its touch with Solomon Islands Pijin. it will likely be of distinctive curiosity to typologists and to experts in Austronesian linguistics.

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Russian-English Visual Bilingual Dictionary by coll.

By coll.

Utilizing images is confirmed to help realizing and the retention of data. engaged on this precept, this highly-illustrated English–Russian bilingual dictionary provides a wide range of valuable present vocabulary.
The dictionary covers so much features of the standard international intimately, from the eating place to the fitness center, the house to the office, outer house to the animal state. additionally, you will locate extra phrases and words for conversational use and for extending your vocabulary.
This is a necessary reference instrument for a person drawn to languages — sensible, stimulating, and easy-to-use.

The Russian within the dictionary is within the Cyrillic alphabet. The pronunciation for the Russian phrases follows a scientific coding of transliterations that English audio system should still locate effortless to stick to. whilst interpreting the transliteration, tension the vowel that's underlined. The entries are consistently given within the similar order— Russian, transliteration, then English—. Verbs are indicated by way of a (v) after the English.
Each language additionally has its personal index in the back of the e-book.

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Colloquial Albanian: The Complete Course for Beginners by Isa Zymberi

By Isa Zymberi

"Colloquial Albanian" offers a advent to a little-known language, including historical past info at the Albanian humans and their tradition. No prior wisdom of the language is critical, and the path has been designed for self-study. every one lesson comprises conversations and texts in response to daily events, and the vocabulary is outfitted up progressively from this fabric. All grammar utilized in the teachings is totally defined, and supplemented by way of transparent grammatical tables for simple reference. growth could be confirmed on the finish of every lesson through finishing the numerous routines. An workout key, a two-way thesaurus of over 2000 phrases and a supplementary interpreting component to extracts from Albanian literature, are all positive aspects which give a contribution to the course's self-sufficiency. The textual content is followed through a cassette and a pronunciation consultant. All dialogues are spoken through local Albanians.

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Modern German grammar workbook by Heidi Zojer, John Klapper, Ruth Whittle, William J Dodd,

By Heidi Zojer, John Klapper, Ruth Whittle, William J Dodd, Christine Eckhard-Black

Sleek German Grammar Workbook, moment version, is perfect for all freshmen who've a simple wisdom of German, together with scholars at faculties, in grownup schooling and inside larger schooling. it may be used independently or along the second one version of the trendy German Grammar.

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