Contemporary Linguistics

Author : William O'Grady
ISBN : 1319039774
Genre : Literary Collections
File Size : 70.43 MB
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Contemporary Linguistics is one of the most comprehensive introduction to the fundamentals of linguistics, balancing engaging aspects of language study with solid coverage of the basics. Up-to-date scholarship, a direct approach, and a lucid writing style makes it appealing to instructors and beginning students alike and a resource that many students continue to use beyond the classroom.
Category: Literary Collections

Contemporary Linguistics

Author : Teresa Vanderweide
ISBN : 0312397100
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 20.19 MB
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Contemporary Linguistics offer integrated and comprehensive coverage of linguistics written by experts in the field -- from phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics to cross-curricular topics such as sociolinguistics and psycholinguistics and prepares students for further work in linguistics. Its lucid and direct writing style makes even complex concepts easy to grasp, while the extensive apparatus helps students master the course material.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Aitchison S Linguistics Teach Yourself

Author : Jean Aitchison
ISBN : 9781444131468
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 90.51 MB
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This classic book is a straightforward introduction to linguistics which attempts to answer two fundamental questions: 'What is language?' and 'How does language work?' It outlines the scope of linguistics, explaining basic concepts and essential terminology with examples drawn mainly from English. Sound patterning, syntax and meaning - the inner core of linguistics - are discussed simply and clearly, as are the rapidly growing areas of pragmatics, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics and stylistics. You will find this contemporary, easy-to-read book essential to broadening your understanding of the subtleties and power of language. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of linguistics. FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines