Language : the basics / R.L. Trask.Material type: TextPublisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1999Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xiv, 244 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 041520089X; 9780415200899; 0415340195; 9780415340199.Subject(s): Language and languages | Langage et languesDDC classification: 400 Online resources: WorldCat details | Ebook Fulltext
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-237) and index.
Table of contents The Uniqueness of Human Language, The Grammatical Backbone, Language and Meaning, Variation in Language, Change in Language, Language in Use, Language, Mind and Brain, Children and Language, Attitudes to Language
What makes human language unique? Do women speak differently from men? What is the meaning of 'meaning'? This book provides an introduction to the study of language. It features chapters on 'Language in Use', 'Attitudes to Language', 'Children and Language' and 'Language, Mind and Brain'.