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Introducing linguistics

David Crystal

Introducing linguistics

by David Crystal

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Published by Penguin English in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Linguistics -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid Crystal.
    GenreDictionaries.
    SeriesPenguin English linguistics
    The Physical Object
    Pagination77 p. :
    Number of Pages77
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17784684M
    ISBN 10014081017X

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    The book is not written in the perspective of a particular theoretical framework and draws on insights from various research traditions. Introduction to English Linguistics concentrates on gaining expertise and analytical skills in the traditional core areas of linguistics, i.e. phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics.   An introduction to systemic functional linguistics / Suzanne Eggins Eggins, Suzanne introduction to the theory and techniques of the systemic approach. SUZANNE EGGINS: An Introduction to Systemic-Functional. Linguistics Pinter, This book on systemic-functional linguistics (SFG) is a partial rewriting of.

    Oxford Textbooks in Linguistics is a new series of course textbooks for second and third-year undergraduate, and postgraduate university students. It is assumed that the student will have completed a first-year introductory course in general linguistics. The books will be suitable for students specializing in linguistics, or taking linguistics options as part of a languages, humanities, or. Introducing Linguistics demystifies the subject, presenting a clear account of what linguists do, how they go about it, and what they have achieved so far. A summary of the history of linguistics, from Aristotle to Chomsky, includes the chief contributions of its leading figures - Saussure, the Prague Circle, the American structuralists, Sapir.


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Introducing English Linguistics accomplishes this goal in two ways. First, it takes a top-down approach to language, beginning with the largest unit of linguistic structure, the text, and working its way down through successively smaller structures (sentences, words, and finally speech sounds).Cited by: Linguistics is the science of language, including the sounds, words, and grammar rules.

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This is a very useful introductory book to generative linguistics. However, the first part is inclusive of many linguistics approaches to language, especially tackling common misconceptions about what linguists do. The section on phonetics and phonology are well developed, but much more so than other sections of the book/5(10).

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