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Language and Linguistics: The Key Concepts

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Language and Linguistics: The Key Concepts

Language and Linguistics: The Key Concepts
Routledge | 2007 | ISBN: 0415413583 | Pages: 367 | PDF | 1.85 MB

This fully updated second edition includes anew introduction, a wide range of new entries (reflecting developments in linguistics since the book's original release) and added specialized further reading for lecturers and more advanced students.

A comprehensive and critical A-Z guide to the main terms and concepts used in the study of language and linguistics, definitions featured include:

* terms used in grammatical analysis
* branches of linguistics from semantics to neurolinguistics
* approaches used in studying language from critical discourse analysis to systemic linguistics
* linguistic phenomena from code-switching to conversational implicature
* language varieties from pidgin to standard language.