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Key Concepts in Language and Linguistics

  10/02/2012       CARNET      0 Comments

by R.L. Trask

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Key Concepts in Language and Linguistics
R.L. Trask
  • Type: Paperback
  • Pages: 392 pages
  • ISBN: none
  • ASIN: 9781134124077
  • Edition Language: English

Key Concepts in Language and Linguistics is an A-Z guide to the main terms and concepts used in the study of language and linguistics. The book includes definitions of terms used in grammatical analysis from phoneme to componential analysis; branches oflinguistics from semantics to neurolinguistics; approaches used in studying language from discourse analysis to systemic linguistics; linguistic phenomena from code-switching to conversational implicature; and language varieties from pidgin to standard language. Each entry begins with a brief definition of the term followed by a more detailed description. Entries trace the origin of the concept, mention the key associated individuals, provide a guide to further reading and are extensively cross- referenced. his homework but convincingly demonstrates his extensive knowledge of Indo-European languages. This is a work that is both affordable and essential for anyone interested in the science of liguistics and in how language operates on a day-to-day basis. (American Reference Books Annual)



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