There are also up-to-date separate chapters on language and the brain, computational linguistics, writing, child language acquisition, and second-language learning. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Description A clear and up-to-date introduction to linguistics. Santun rated it it was ok Jan 09, Stacey Elizabeth rated it it was amazing Dec 30, The breadth of the textbook makes it ideal for introductory courses on language and linguistics offered by fo of English, sociology, anthropology, and communications, as well as by linguistics departments. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: There are also up-to-date separate chapters on language and the brain, computational linguistics, writing, child language acquisition, and second-language learning. My library Help Advanced Book Search.
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About this title A clear and up-to-date introduction to linguistics. This best-selling textbook addresses the full scope of language, from the traditional subjects of structural linguistics relating to sound, form, meaning and language change to the more specialised subjects of contextual linguistics including discourse, dialect variation, language and culture, and the politics of language.
There are also separate chapters on language and the brain, computational linguistics, writing, and first and second language learning. Extensively classroom-tested, this second edition has been revised to further support student learning, with numerous new examples, exercises and textboxes to model and contextualise key concepts. Updated throughout to incorporate contemporary issues and events, it includes worked examples of phonological analyses and multiple examples of a variety of World Englishes.
A rich collection of online resources completes the learning package. Book Description: A clear and up-to-date introduction to linguistics. This book provides balanced coverage of the structure of language and its use, and student learning is supported by numerous examples, exercises, textboxes and online resources. He is the author of four books and editor or co-editor of six others. He has supervised a multi-section introductory linguistics course and supervises the pedagogical training of graduate students in the linguistics department.
An introduction to language and linguistics
An Introduction to Language and Linguistics
Introduction to Language and Linguistics