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The Cambridge Handbook of Pragmatics

Edited By Keith Allan and Kasia M. Jaszczolt

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Title: Modern Welsh
Subtitle: A Comprehensive Grammar
Written By: Gareth King
Series Title: Routledge Grammars
Description:

This new expanded edition of Modern Welsh is the ideal reference source for all speakers and learners of Welsh, suitable for use in schools, colleges, universities and adult classes at all levels. Focusing on contemporary spoken
Welsh, this new enlarged edition features a substantial new function-based section, explaining and exemplifying a wide range of sentence and phrase patterns. Notes on variations between dialects and between spoken and formal written forms have also been expanded.

The Grammar presents the complexities of Welsh in a concise and readable form. Common grammatical patterns and parts of speech are discussed in detail, and extensive cross-references make the book comprehensive and easy to use.

Features include
*full use of authentic examples
*particular attention to areas of confusion and difficulty
*extensive index and cross referencing
*notes on variation between dialects and on formal written language.

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): Welsh
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0415282705
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 403
Prices: 32.95