This is the first study that empirically investigates preposition placement across all clause types. The study compares first-language (British English) and second-language (Kenyan English) data and will therefore appeal to readers interested in world Englishes. Over 100 authentic corpus examples are discussed in the text, which will appeal to those who want to see 'real data'
This work is a comprehensive account of the phonology, morphology and syntax of a Western Austronesian Language spoken by more than half a million people in North Sumatra. Particular attention is paid to the predominance of passive constructions and the interplay between morphology, voice and discourse.