This book presents a new theory of grammatical categories - the Universal Spine Hypothesis - and reinforces generative notions of Universal Grammar while accommodating insights from linguistic typology.
Each title in the Thinking Translation series is a comprehensive and revolutionary 20-week course in translation method with a challenging and entertaining approach to the acquisition of translation skills. Dialogue examples and a full range of exercise work enable students to acquire the skills necessary for a broad range of translation problems. Examples are drawn from a wide variety of material from technical and commercial texts to poetry and song. Teacher's material with cassette is available with each course.