A Comprehensive Descriptive Grammar of English

Descriptive Grammar of Pashto and its Dialects (Mouton-Casl Grammar) by Anne David

Descriptive Grammar of Pashto and its Dialects (Mouton-Casl Grammar) by Anne David
English | Nov. 28, 2013 | ISBN: 1614513031 | 532 Pages | PDF | 2 MB

Spoken by as many as 50 million people in Afghanistan and Pakistan, Pashto comprises a range of widely diverging varieties. The Center for Advanced Study of Language Pashto Grammar provides a description of the language that is supported by examples presented in native orthography,…

A Descriptive Grammar of Yongning Na (Mosuo)  

Posted by MoneyRich at June 15, 2015
A Descriptive Grammar of Yongning Na (Mosuo)

A Descriptive Grammar of Yongning Na (Mosuo) by Liberty A. Lidz
English | 2010 | ISBN: N/A | PDF | 959 Pages | 12 MB

This dissertation is a descriptive grammar of Yongning Na (Mosuo), a TibetoBurman language spoken in southwestern China. The theoretical approaches taken are functional syntax and the discourse-based approach to language description and documentation. The aim of this dissertation is to describe the ways that the languageā€™s features and subsystems intersect to make Na a unique entity: analycity; zero anaphora…

A descriptive grammar of Sumerian (repost)  

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A descriptive grammar of Sumerian (repost)

A descriptive grammar of Sumerian by Bram Jagersma
English | 2010 | ISBN: N/A | PDF | 776 Pages | 7 MB

Sumerian is an ancient Near Eastern language which was spoken in what is now southern Iraq. It is known to us from numerous inscriptions and clay tablets written in cuneiform, a script invented by the Sumerians in the late fourth millennium BC.

A Descriptive Grammar of Ket  

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A Descriptive Grammar of Ket

A Descriptive Grammar of Ket (Yenisei-Ostyak) (The Languages of Northern and Central Eurasia) (part 1) by Stefan Georg University of Bonn
English | Mar 22, 2007 | ISBN: 1901903583 | 328 Pages | PDF | 2 MB

Linguists and specialists on Siberia are generally familiar with the name Ket, which designates a small ethnic group on the Yenisei and their language, widely regarded as a linguistic enigma in many respects. Ket is a severely endangered language with today less than 500 native speakers. Together with Yugh, Kott, Arin, Assan and Pumpokol, all of which are completely extinct, it forms the Yeniseic family of languages, which has no known linguistic relatives.

Descriptive Grammar of Epigraphic South Arabian  

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Descriptive Grammar of Epigraphic South Arabian

Descriptive Grammar of Epigraphic South Arabian by A. F. L. Beeston
English | Dec 1962 | ISBN: 0718901568 | 87 Pages | PDF (scan) | 59 MB

A Descriptive Grammar of Early Old Japanese Prose  

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A Descriptive Grammar of Early Old Japanese Prose

A Descriptive Grammar of Early Old Japanese Prose (Brill's Japanese Studies Library) by John R. Bentley
English | Aug 1, 2001 | ISBN: 9004123083 | 286 Pages | PDF | 11 MB

The oldest written stage of the Japanese language forms the subject of John Bentley's important volume. The underlying texts (also presented here) are those of the religious liturgies (norito) and imperial edicts (A.D. 685). Part one deals with the liturgies, the writing system, texts, and phonology and the dating problem.
The Teacher's Grammar of English: A Course Book and Reference Guide, with answers (repost)

Ron Cowan, "The Teacher's Grammar of English: A Course Book and Reference Guide, with answers"
2008 | ISBN: 0521809738 | 724 pages | PDF | 67 MB

The Teacher's Grammar of English is a comprehensive resource text designed to help ESL/EFL teachers understand and teach American English grammar. The Teacher's Grammar of English is a comprehensive resource text designed to help ESL/EFL teachers and teachers-in-training understand and teach American English grammar. In addition to complete, up-to-date coverage on form, meaning, and usage, each chapter includes practical suggestions for teaching, as well as a unique section that analyzes common errors made by learners from different first-language backgrounds, based on current research in second-language acquisition. Review exercises throughout each chapter make the book an ideal text for a course on English grammar. An answer key is included. A chapter of past and present instructional practices provides an overview of the debate surrounding the teaching of grammar.

A University Grammar of English (repost)  

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A University Grammar of English (repost)

Randolph Quirk, "A University Grammar of English"
1973 | ISBN: 0582552079 | 484 pages | PDF | 54,5 MB

University Grammar of English is a shorter version of A Grammar of Contemporary English on which the authors worked in collaboration with Geoffrey Leech and Jan Svartvik.
The structure of the parent book has been preserved so that reference can easily be made to it, though in many respects the authors have incorporated revisions, improvements, and expansions. The present treatment has been adapted to the needs of students who require maximum comprehensive-ness with maximum economy of presentation. The authors carefully indicate constructions which distinguish spoken from written, formal from informal, or British from American usage.

Kashmiri: A Cognitive-descriptive Grammar  

Posted by TimMa at May 26, 2011
Kashmiri: A Cognitive-descriptive Grammar

Kashmiri: A Cognitive-descriptive Grammar
Publisher: Routledge | 1996 | ISBN-10: 0415058686 | ISBN-13: 978 0415058681 | English/Kashmiri | PDF | 394 pages | 14.17 Mb

This book contains extensive descriptions of syntax, morphology, agreement and pronominal clitics of Kashmiri. It presents a wealth of information and will help to clarify certain key issues in the current theories.
Jagersma, Abraham Hendrik - A Descriptive Grammar of Sumerian

Jagersma, Abraham Hendrik - A Descriptive Grammar of Sumerian
Publisher: LOT | 2010 | ISBN: N/A | English | PDF | 776 pages | 5.65 Mb

Sumerian is an ancient Near Eastern language which was spoken in what is now southern Iraq. It is known to us from numerous inscriptions and clay tablets written in cuneiform, a script invented by the Sumerians in the late fourth millennium BC…