Spanish/English Contrasts

Spanish/English Contrasts

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An invaluable text in language and linguistics because it has a unique scope: a one-volume description of the Spanish language and its differences from English, and ranges from pronunciation and grammar to word meaning, language use, and social and dialectical variation. Designed for survey courses in Spanish linguistics with technical concepts explained in context for beginners in the field, Spanish/English Contrasts brings out the ways in which insights into the two languages have evolved as scholars have built on the work and research of others in the field. A bilingual glossary of linguistic terms is provided to facilitate discussion in either language. This second edition is thoroughly updated to incorporate insights and issues that have come to the fore from the explosion of research in the past twenty-five years in all of the areas covered by the book. It includes an expanded bibliography and index, and adds new exercises for student application and class discussion. Its approach remains broadly based however, in order to accommodate a range of areas and data rather than focusing narrowly on one single theory or research area, and it continues to emphasize implications for language teaching, translation, and other practical applications.A Course in Spanish Linguistics Melvin Stanley Whitley ... The term GRAMMAR has been used in many ways: for the study of letters (the original Greek sense), for morphology and syntax, ... as follows, or as in the tree diagram in figure 5.1 ( see Varela 1990). pre+histor+ic+o: four morphemes (+ = morpheme boundary): pre-:anbsp;...


Title:Spanish/English Contrasts
Author: Melvin Stanley Whitley
Publisher:Georgetown University Press - 2002
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