Download E-books Modern Brazilian Portuguese Grammar Workbook (Modern Grammar Workbooks) PDF

Modern Brazilian Portuguese Grammar Workbook is an cutting edge e-book of workouts and language projects for all newbies of Brazilian Portuguese. The publication is split into sections:

  • Part A presents workouts according to crucial grammatical structures
  • Part B practises daily services (e.g. making social touch, asking questions and expressing needs).

A entire solution key behind the ebook lets you cost in your progress.

Modern Brazilian Grammar Workbook is perfect for all inexperienced persons who've a simple wisdom of Brazilian Portuguese, together with undergraduates taking Brazilian Portuguese as a big or minor a part of their reports, in addition to intermediate and complex scholars in faculties and grownup schooling. it may be used independently or together with Modern Brazilian Portuguese Grammar: a realistic Guide.

John Whitlam is a contract author, college lecturer and lexicographer established in Rio de Janeiro. He has authored a few language instructing books and undertaking coordinated and co-authored 3 of the best-selling bilingual dictionaries of Portuguese and English.

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Download E-books New Directions in Grammaticalization Research (Studies in Language Companion Series) PDF

The articles during this quantity research a few serious matters in grammaticalization reviews, together with the connection among grammaticalization and pragmaticalization, subjectification and intersubjectification, and grammaticalization and language touch. The contributions contemplate info from a vast diversity of spoken and signed languages, together with Greek, eastern, Nigerian Pidgin, Swedish, and Turkish signal Language. The authors paintings in various theoretical frameworks, and draw on a few learn traditions. the quantity should be of basic curiosity to old linguists, even though the range of methods and assets of information suggest that the quantity is additionally most likely have substantial normal charm.

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Download E-books Grammar and Meaning: A Semantic Approach to English Grammar (Learning about Language) PDF

By Howard Jackson

Grammar and that means is an creation to the examine of grammar of up to date English. It offers a powerful survey of the entire major parts of English grammar, from phrases via to sentences and texts. It introduces and explains the linguistic phrases had to speak about the ways that language works, from uncomplicated phrases like adjective to extra advanced phrases like non-finite clause. to fulfill the desires of either scholars and students, Howard Jackson has produced an cutting edge method of the examine of English grammar. rather than targeting the formal and theoretical dialogue of grammar, as many introductions do, this unique research examines the 'meanings' we wish to show after we use language. starting with the query, "What can we speak about?", it is going directly to examine how those meanings are based within the grammar of English. those notions are in the direction of our usual knowing of what language is doing, and consequently the kinds and constructions of grammar are extra simply grasped. The booklet is largely illustrated with examples from actual English. With analytical workouts in every one bankruptcy and a entire thesaurus of phrases, the e-book will turn out and priceless relief to scholars of English language, linguistics and English as a international Language, while additionally being available to an individual who reviews English grammar as a part of their path.

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Download E-books Corpus Linguistics: Refinements and Reassessments. (Language and Computers) PDF

All through heritage, linguists and literary students were impelled by way of interest approximately specific linguistic or literary phenomena to hunt to monitor them in motion in unique texts. The culmination of every previous enquiry in flip nourish the will to proceed to obtain wisdom, via additional remark of more moderen linguistic proof. As time is going by means of, the corpus linguist operates more and more within the wisdom of what has long past ahead of. Corpus Linguistics, thirty years on, is much less an blameless sortie into corpus territory at the foundation of a stoop than an educated, serious reassessment of latest analytical orthodoxy, within the mild of recent info approaching circulation. This quantity contains twenty-two articles penned through participants of the ICAME (International laptop Archive of contemporary and Mediaeval English) organization, which jointly offer a serious and expert reappraisal of the evidence, info, equipment and instruments of Corpus Linguistics that are on hand this day. Authors reassess the bounds of the self-discipline, exploring its components of commonality with Sociolinguistics, Language edition, Discourse Linguistics, and Lexical data and displaying how that commonality is probably of significant profit to practitioners within the fields involved. the amount culminates within the file of a well timed and novel professional panel dialogue at the function of Corpus Linguistics within the examine of English as an international language. This encompasses concerns comparable to English as a world lingua franca, 'norms' for worldwide English, and the query of 'ownership', or who qualifies as a local speaker.

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Download E-books Booher's Rules of Business Grammar: 101 Fast and Easy Ways to Correct the Most Common Errors PDF

By Dianna Booher

Speak and Write Like a elegant Professional

“Dianna Booher nails it! The reminiscence assistance on my own are definitely worth the fee of the ebook. This one’s a gem.”
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“Dianna Booher pulls off a deft and such a lot awesome feat: In writing approximately tight, top-flight grammar, she indicates these exact same talents in abundance.” —Louis R. Carlozo, positive aspects employees author, Chicago Tribune

"This ebook appears most valuable as a table reference for people, however it can be of curiosity to public libraries with collections that aid occupation development."
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Does your patron owe the vital or precept? Is your organization relocating forwards or ahead? Do you've got over ten years' event, or greater than ten years' experience?

Proper use of the written and spoken note determines even if you progress forward on your occupation. In Booher's principles of industrial Grammar, company communique guru Dianna Booher identifies the head one zero one errors made in emails, shows, and conversations each day. She in short examines each and explains what you want to recognize so one can steer clear of destiny errors. moreover, Booher contains powerful “memory methods” to enhance comprehension and retention. very quickly, you are going to learn the way to:

  • Recognize and rectify embarrassing grammatical mistakes
  • Improve the readability of what you are saying and write
  • Solidify your realizing by utilizing “memory tricks”
  • Master the language-so you could concentrate on your business!

Whether you choose to skim it and proper a mistake a minute or learn the full ebook in a few hours, use Booher's principles of industrial Grammar to set your self aside as knowledgeable communicator.

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Download E-books Autolexical Theory (Mathematical Topics,) PDF

By Eric Schiller

The sequence publishes state of the art paintings on center parts of linguistics throughout theoretical frameworks in addition to reports that supply new insights through construction bridges to neighbouring fields reminiscent of neuroscience and cognitive technology. The sequence considers itself a discussion board for state of the art study according to strong empirical info on language in its numerous manifestations, together with signal languages. It regards linguistic version in its synchronic and diachronic dimensions in addition to in its social contexts as vital assets of perception for a greater knowing of the layout of linguistic structures and the ecology and evolution of language.

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Download E-books Negative Indefinites (Oxford Studies in Theoretical Linguistics) PDF

By Doris Penka

During this ebook, Doris Penka provides a cross-linguistic, unified research of the semantics and syntax of adverse indefinites, as within the expressions nobody, not anything, no (as determiner), never and nowhere and their opposite numbers in different languages. whereas it truly is regular to imagine that destructive indefinites behave like adverse quantifiers, the writer argues that those expressions will not be inherently detrimental and are just authorized through a covert negation.

In an research stimulated through 3 phenomena present in the constitution and semantics of damaging indefinites in numerous languages - specifically unfavorable harmony (in which a number of occurrences of destructive parts convey a unmarried negation), break up readings (in which damaging and indefinite elements take scope independently of every other), and the constrained distribution of unfavorable indefinites in Scandinavian languages -- Doris Penka considers info from quite a lot of languages and reports the newest literature at the semantics and syntax of unfavourable indefinites. Her ebook will curiosity all linguists engaged on negation particularly and the syntax-semantics interface extra generally.

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Download E-books A grammar of the Kuvi language: with copious examples PDF

By F. V. P. Schulze

This ebook used to be digitized and reprinted from the collections of the collage of California Libraries. It was once made out of electronic photographs created throughout the libraries’ mass digitization efforts. The electronic photos have been wiped clean and ready for printing via automatic tactics. regardless of the cleansing procedure, occasional flaws should still be current that have been a part of the unique paintings itself, or brought in the course of digitization. This e-book and millions of others are available on-line within the HathiTrust electronic Library at www.hathitrust.org.

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