Category: Foreign Language Study Reference

Trotzdem Ja zum Leben sagen. Ein Psychologe erlebt das by Viktor E. Frankl

By Viktor E. Frankl

Das internationale Erfolgsbuch von Viktor E. Frankl in Neuausgabe„Die Konzentrationslager Hitlers und Himmlers sind heute historisch, sie sind nur ein Beispiel f?r vielfach andere, neuere H?llen; und wie Viktor Frankl seine Lager-Zeit ?berwand, das ist inzwischen anwendbar geworden auf viele, nicht nur deutsche Situationen, die Zweifel am Sinn des Lebens nahelegen.“Hans Weigel im Vorwort

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Russian Case Morphology and the Syntactic Categories by David Pesetsky

By David Pesetsky

In this e-book, David Pesetsky argues that the peculiarities of Russian nominal words supply major clues about the syntactic part of morphological case. Pesetsky argues opposed to the normal view that case different types corresponding to nominative or genitive have a unique prestige within the grammar of human languages. helping his argument with an in depth research of a posh array of morpho-syntactic phenomena within the Russian noun word (with short tours to different languages), he proposes as a substitute that the case different types are only part-of-speech beneficial properties copied as morphology from head to established as syntactic constitution is built.

Pesetsky provides a cautious research of 1 of the thorniest themes in Russian grammar, the morpho-syntax of noun words with numerals (including these generally known as the paucals). He argues that those bewilderingly advanced proof will be defined if case different types are considered easily as elements of speech, assigned as morphology. Pesetsky's research is extraordinary for supplying a brand new theoretical viewpoint on essentially the most difficult parts of Russian grammar, a hugely unique account of nominal case that considerably impacts our knowing of an incredible estate of language.

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Variety in Contemporary English by W.R. O'Donnell, LORETO Todd

By W.R. O'Donnell, LORETO Todd

Over the past 4 centuries, the English language has unfold from its ancestral domestic to each continent and nearly each state on the planet. it's spoken day-by-day in a few shape by way of an expected a billion humans. a few use it as a mom tongue, others as a moment overseas language, yet so much use it as a lingua franca--a medium which allows communique between those that don't proportion a language. just about all global languages were encouraged by way of English and in go back the English language has borrowed phrases from all elements of the area. The language has turn into versatile adequate to specific the aspirations and cultures of individuals as some distance aside as London and Lagos and to mirror the altering lifestyles forms of audio system from manhattan to Papua New Guinea. Such wealthy variety is the subject material of this ebook. Many elements of sort in modern English are explored, starting with the contrasts among written and spoken English. the character of dialect is punctiliously tested, as are pidgins and creoles--the so-called "New Englishes." The publication additionally contains discussions of paralinguistic gains, type, the language of the media, advertisements, the school room and literature, together with literature written in English through humans for whom English isn't a mom tongue.

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Foundational Issues in Linguistic Theory: Essays in Honor of by Robert Freidin, Carlos P. Otero, Maria Luisa Zubizarreta

By Robert Freidin, Carlos P. Otero, Maria Luisa Zubizarreta

Essays via prime theoretical linguists--including Noam Chomsky, B. Elan Dresher, Richard Kayne, Howard Lasnik, Morris Halle, Norbert Hornstein, Henk van Riemsdijk, and Edwin Williams--reflect on Jean-Roger Vergnaud's impact within the box and talk about present theoretical matters

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Morphology and Its Demarcations: Selected Papers from the by Wolfgang U. Dressler, Dieter Kastovsky, Oskar E. Pfeiffer,

By Wolfgang U. Dressler, Dieter Kastovsky, Oskar E. Pfeiffer, Franz Rainer, Francesco Gardani, Markus A. Pöchtrager

The papers during this quantity derive from the overseas Morphology assembly (Vienna 2004) and have been chosen simply because they handle the most subject of the convention: exterior and inner demarcations of morphology. The exterior demarcation among syntax and morphology is handled within the papers through Rood, Cysouw, Milićević, Blom, Enrique-Arias, and Heine & König. Demarcations of inflection and derivation are mentioned within the contributions by means of Ricca, Lloret, Manova, Say, Žaucer, and Stump. not like theoretical discussions in earlier literature, that have focused on the interior boundary among inflection and derivation, this quantity attributes equivalent significance to the demarcations among derivation and compounding, addressed within the contributions by way of Bauer, Booij, Štekauer, Fradin, Amiot, and Scalise, Bisetto & Guevara.

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