Download Modern Hebrew for Intermediate Students by Esther Raizen PDF

By Esther Raizen

Modern Hebrew for Intermediate Students deals highschool, university, and independent-study scholars a state of the art studying event that takes complete benefit of media know-how and the realm vast net. A sequel to Modern Hebrew for Beginners, this mixture of textual content- and workbook is designed for use with web-based audio, visible, and interactive fabrics to offer scholars a number of studying possibilities fitted to quite a few studying kinds. this system presents for severe perform of all 4 language abilities: examining, writing, listening comprehension, and conversation.

Esther Raizen offers language education whereas targeting various normal subject matters, comparable to geography and genetics, in addition to on subject matters pertinent to Hebrew tradition and Israeli realities. A committed web site (www.laits.utexas.edu/hebrew/index.html) is wealthy with interactive tutorials, hyperlinks to websites of curiosity that function digital excursions, brief movies in keeping with modern Israeli lifestyles and society, and diverse interviews that offer listening and dialogue possibilities. Raizen emphasizes the spoken language, whereas additionally taking note of quite a few points of normative grammar, of the written language, and of cultural parts linked to Hebrew. With this number of fabrics and the skill for non-stop updating through the web site, lecturers and scholars will locate this booklet eternally adaptable and hugely compatible for self-paced education and quite a few educational settings.

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Download Practical Lexicography: A Reader by Thierry Fontenelle PDF

By Thierry Fontenelle

This e-book collects and introduces the very best and Most worthy paintings in sensible lexicography. it's been designed as a source for college students and students of lexicography and lexicology and to be an important reference for pro lexicographers. It focusses on relevant concerns within the box and covers themes hotly debated in lexicography circles. After an entire contextual advent Thierry Fontenelle divides the ebook into twelve elements - theoretical views, corpus layout, lexicographical facts, observe senses and polysemy, collocations and idioms, definitions, examples, grammar and utilization, bilingual lexicography, instruments and techniques, semantic networks, and the way dictionaries are used. The ebook is totally referenced and listed. The reader can be utilized independently for reference or as interpreting fabric for a process research. it is going to even be an important significant other for The Oxford advisor to sensible Lexicography by means of Sue Atkins and Michael Rundell, to be released through OUP in 2008.

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Download Webster's English to German Crossword Puzzles: Level 8 by Philip M. Parker PDF

By Philip M. Parker

No matter if you don't like crossword puzzles, you'll prove loving those. Designed for mother-tongue or thoroughly fluent audio system of German eager to enhance their English talents, the puzzles can also be enjoyable to English audio system. they're formatted in order that each one puzzle should be solved in 15 to half-hour. The vocabulary steadily turns into tougher throughout puzzles therefore expanding the problem as you move. every one booklet has a hundred puzzles and every puzzle covers a few 30 be aware pairs (equaling 3000 challenges!). those are really friendly, if no longer addictive, crossword puzzles for language studying. studying a language is often tough. To ease the discomfort, tricks are supplied in small script on the backside of every web page, although those are chosen to avoid an engineered option to the puzzle. complete recommendations are supplied at the back of the booklet. those gains (hints and verifiable solutions), strength the reader to decipher a word’s that means and serves to enhance vocabulary retention and realizing. One fresh reviewer of this sequence famous “As a Peace Corps Volunteer … this can be certainly a enjoyable strategy to sustain the language talents … The sequence has lots of of "rarely spoken" languages, generally unknown to us within the Western world.” one other reviewer notes: “Good instructor because it has phrases indexed lower than which are in puzzle so the clues are there if you would like them.” Public area translations for German contributed to Webster’s on-line Dictionary utilized in those puzzles could have originated from uncited volunteers, local audio system, expert translators, box linguists and teachers (not via the editor of the puzzles). if you want quotation for any translations, make feedback, word error, or give a contribution in the other means, please electronic mail Philip M. Parker at INSEAD, who will replace this sequence every now and then. replica rights are granted to educators.

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Download A Grammar of Lavukaleve by Angela Terrill PDF

By Angela Terrill

Lavukaleve is a Papuan Language spoken at the Russell Islands within the important Province of the Solomon Islands. The phonology and morpho-phonology of Lavukaleve are defined, in addition to arguments adjuncts, the Lavukaleve predicate constitution (including predicate varieties and middle player marking, the contract suffix, concentration structures, stressful, element and temper, word-level derivation, complicated predicates), interclausal syntax, and the Lavukaleve discourse company. The publication features a checklist of affixes, a listing of lexemes, and an appendix with Lavukaleve texts. the knowledge utilized in this paintings used to be accumulated via the writer in the course of 5 box journeys.

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Download Teach Yourself Portuguese: A Complete Course for Beginners by Manuel Cook PDF

By Manuel Cook

It is a entire direction in knowing, conversing and writing Portuguese. it really is geared toward either novices, and those that wish to brush up at the language. The textual content is dependent right into a sensible direction that goals to be either enjoyable and simple to paintings via. each one element is defined in actual fact, and the reader is supplied with lots of possibilities to perform what they've got learnt. The path may be labored via at any speed, and readers can manage studying to fit their wishes. in line with the Council of Europe's Threshold instructions on language studying, the path comprises: graded devices of discussion, tradition notes, grammar and routines; a pronunciation advisor; the 1500 phrases most often utilized in Portuguese; a Portuguese-English vocabulary; tables of standard and abnormal verbs; indexes to the grammar, challenge phrases and topics; and distinctive reference is given to Brazilian Portuguese types.

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Download Webster's Portuguese to English Crossword Puzzles: Level 6 by Philip M. Parker PDF

By Philip M. Parker

No matter if you don't like crossword puzzles, you could turn out loving those. Designed for mother-tongue or thoroughly fluent audio system of Portuguese desirous to increase their English abilities, the puzzles can also be enjoyable to English audio system. they're formatted in order that every one puzzle might be solved in 15 to half-hour. The vocabulary progressively turns into more durable throughout puzzles therefore expanding the problem as you move. every one ebook has a hundred puzzles and every puzzle covers a few 30 notice pairs (equaling 3000 challenges!). those are actually friendly, if no longer addictive, crossword puzzles for language studying. studying a language is usually tough. To ease the soreness, tricks are supplied in small script on the backside of every web page, although those are chosen to avoid an engineered method to the puzzle. complete ideas are supplied at the back of the e-book. those gains (hints and verifiable solutions), strength the reader to decipher a word’s which means and serves to enhance vocabulary retention and knowing. One fresh reviewer of this sequence famous “As a Peace Corps Volunteer … this can be certainly a enjoyable solution to sustain the language abilities … The sequence has tons of of "rarely spoken" languages, extensively unknown to us within the Western world.” one other reviewer notes: “Good instructor because it has phrases indexed lower than which are in puzzle so the clues are there if you want them.” Public area translations for Portuguese contributed to Webster’s on-line Dictionary utilized in those puzzles could have originated from uncited volunteers, local audio system, specialist translators, box linguists and lecturers (not by means of the editor of the puzzles). if you want quotation for any translations, make feedback, be aware blunders, or give a contribution in the other means, please e mail Philip M. Parker at INSEAD, who will replace this sequence at times. copy rights are granted to educators.

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Download Passamaquoddy-Maliseet by Robert Leavitt PDF

By Robert Leavitt

Passamaquoddy-Maliseet is an japanese Algonquian language, with approximately 500 audio system this day in Maine (USA) and New Brunswick (Canada). This caricature outlines the elemental positive factors of the language. Passamaquoddy-Maliseet has 5 vowel sounds and twelve consonants, with pitch and pressure additionally unique. phrases are composed of roots; a regular verb, for instance, comprises verbal, nominal, adjectival, and adverbial roots, in addition to quantity, annoying, and different grammatical markings. The stems and inflections of transitive verbs are differentiated by way of grammatical gender, animate or inanimate, in keeping with that of the direct item, whereas intransitive verbs agree in gender with the topic. different phrases contain nouns, pronouns and uninflected debris. specific gains of the language comprise the ordinary syncope of syllables containing unstressed schwa, using absentative varieties of nouns and verbs, the department of 3rd individuals into grammatical different types to point narrative concentration, the reanalysis of many participles as nouns, the marking of intransitive verbs to be used with direct items, and speaker-centred development of area and time.

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