By Ralph W. Fasold,Jeffrey Connor-Linton

ISBN-10: 1107070643

ISBN-13: 9781107070646

ISBN-10: 1107637996

ISBN-13: 9781107637993

a transparent and updated creation to linguistics. This best-selling textbook addresses the entire scope of language, from the conventional topics of structural linguistics (relating to sound, shape, that means and language swap) to the extra specialized matters of contextual linguistics (including discourse, dialect edition, language and tradition, and the politics of language). There also are separate chapters on language and the mind, computational linguistics, writing, and primary and moment language studying. largely classroom-tested, this moment version has been revised to additional help pupil studying, with various new examples, workouts and textboxes to version and contextualise key suggestions. up to date all through to include modern matters and occasions, it comprises labored examples of phonological analyses and a number of examples of a number of international Englishes. A wealthy choice of on-line assets completes the training package.

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