Grammar, syntax & morphology

    Making Sense

    By David Crystal

    Paperback Save £1.14 = £7.85

    The world's greatest authority on language explains the secrets and subtleties of the grammar of English. David Crystal explores its history and varieties, explains its rules and irregularities and shows how to navigate its snares and pitfalls. He gives practical guidance on how grammar is used in different ways for...

    Metaphorical Stories in Discourse

    By L. David Ritchie

    Hardback £74.28

    When Hillary Clinton conceded in 2008 that she didn't quite 'shatter the glass ceiling', she used an abbreviated metaphorical story, in which stories about one topic are presented as stories about something entirely different. This book examines metaphorical stories as a means to a deeper understanding of ordinary communication.

    English Phonetics and Pronunciation Practice

    By Inger M. Mees

    Paperback £23.68

    English Phonetics and Pronunciation Practice provides a unique introduction to basic articulatory phonetics for students of English. Built around an extensive collection of practice materials, this book teaches the pronunciation of modern standard non-regional British English to intermediate and advanced learners worldwide. This book: provides an up-to-date description of the...

    Binomials in the History of English

    Hardback Save £13.04 = £86.95

    This book places binomials - word pairs - in the context of phonology, stylistics, semantics, translation theory and practice in various periods.

    Recursion

    By David J. Lobina

    Hardback Save £4.14 = £50.86

    The book examines one of the most contested topics in linguistics and cognitive science: the role of recursion in language. It offers a precise account of what recursion is, what role it should play in cognitive theories of human knowledge, and how it manifests itself in the mental representations of...

    Modern Korean Grammar

    By Andrew Sangpil Byon

    Paperback £32.17

    Routledge's Modern Grammar series is an innovative reference guide combining traditional and function-focused grammar in a single volume, with an accompanying workbook. The aim of the Modern Korean Grammar is to provide an overview of the structures and functions of the Korean language. Designed for those who have already acquired...

    Modern Korean Grammar Workbook

    By Andrew Sangpil Byon

    Paperback Save £1.46 = £24.53

    Routledge's Modern Grammar series is an innovative reference guide combining traditional and function-focused grammar in a single volume, with an accompanying workbook. The aim of the Modern Korean Grammar Workbook is to strengthen the reader's understanding of the main volume, Modern Korean Grammar.. Designed for those who have already acquired...

    Introducing Syntax

    By Olaf Koeneman

    Paperback Save £1.10 = £21.89

    Presenting key insights from contemporary syntactic theory in one clear and coherent narrative, this lively textbook provides a concise introduction to the formal theory of syntax, avoiding unnecessary detail. It is suitable for undergraduate students in linguistics, modern languages and English.

    Verbal Domain

    Hardback £64.06

    This volume features cutting-edge research from leading authorities on the nature and structure of the verbal domain and the complexity of the Verb Phrase. Its three parts represent the areas in which contemporary debate on the verbal domain is most active.

    Formal Aspects Of Chinese Grammar

    By Jie Xu

    Hardback Save £8.49 = £64.51

    This book is a collection of seven articles published in the past decade by the author. These articles are concerned with various issues including possessor raising, null subject, null object, pied-piping in logical form, focus marker, question formation, and adverbial reflexive. Each article has made a contribution to its topic....

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