Languages

Spanish In the Americas

This encyclopedic text focuses on the nature of Hispanic dialects, the spread of Spanish, and contemporary Spanish dialects in the Americas.

Spanish in the United States

Fifteen research linguists discuss the varieties of Spanish spoken in California, Iowa, Indiana, Louisiana, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, and Texas.

Sociolingüistica y pragmática del español

This book provides a clear and comprehensive overview of sociolinguistics and the pragmatics of oral communication in Spanish.

Português Contemporâneo II

This second volume of the basic Portuguese course contains additional readings for vocabulary refinement and development of cultural knowledge.

Português Contemporâneo I

This is the first volume of a basic course organized around the concept that to learn another language is to internalize another set of linguistic rules.

Pidgins and Creoles

A collection of work on pidgins and creoles that includes discussions of the English-derived creole of San Andres Island and the French-derived creole of Cayenne, the theoretical contributions of c

Passive Sentences in English and Portuguese

This study analyzes passive sentences in English and Portuguese which result from a post-semantic transformation applied when a nound, which does not play the semantic role of actor, is chosen as s

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