English Complex Words

Exercises in construction and translation

ORCID logoPiotr Twardzisz | University of Warsaw
ISBN 9789027213938 | EUR 115.00 | USD 173.00
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English Complex Words is a lively, essential companion for multilingual explorations of word-formation processes, both in English and across 40 other languages. It offers today’s broadest available coverage of English prefixation, suffixation and compounding. Comprising a treasury of real language items, this book offers students a unique chance to conduct their own research and analyses, using a goldmine of carefully-selected authentic examples and corpus data. Readers will become familiar with 96 affixes and 13 compound types by working through thought-provoking morphological cases and their construction patterns. Through these challenging and hands-on activities, junior researchers identify morphological nuances among multiple languages. Instructors in multilingual classrooms can find satisfying activities to address the needs of international students. This academically stimulating coursebook can serve as a core text for Word Formation and Morphology courses. As a supplemental source, it may suit a range of Linguistics courses directed at both graduate and undergraduate students.
[Not in series, 242] 2023.  xi, 392 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents

Main BIC Subject

CFK: Grammar, syntax

Main BISAC Subject

LAN009020: LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Morphology
ONIX Metadata
ONIX 2.1
ONIX 3.0
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2023016701