My reviews of the following books have just been published on the LINGUIST List website:
- Masaru Kanetani’s (2019) monograph ‘Causation and reasoning constructions’ (John Benjamins). The interested reader can either read it online or download the PDF.
- Christian Koch and Daniel Reimann’s (2019) edited volume ‘As variedades de português no ensino de português língua não materna’ (Narr Francko Attempte). The interested reader can either read it online or download the PDF.
The new ‘Exploring Language(s)’ video is now online. It is the second part of a comparison between Spanish and Italian, two Romance languages whose differences are too often undervalued. In this second episode, I will deal with issues regarding grammar and the lexicon. Watch it in the language you prefer:
The links to all YouTube videos are listed in reverse chronological order here.
I will soon receive Masaru Kanetani’s new book ‘Causation and reasoning constructions’ (John Benjamins Publishing) and review it for the LINGUIST List. The book deals with the expression of causal relations and reasoning processes, which in some languages is realized by the same connective word (e.g., English ‘because,’ Japanese ‘kara’). I am looking forward to reading it. Stay tuned!