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An Introduction to language and linguistics : breaking the languag spell / Christopher J. Hall.

By: Hall, Christopher J.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Chennai : Viva Books, 2008Description: xvii, 344 p. : ill.: figures, tables ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781846841330 Paper back; 9780826487346.Subject(s): English language | English language Linguistics Language and languagesDDC classification: 410 Online resources: WorldCat details
Contents:
Table of contents Introduction - The Language Spell; Part I What is Language?; 1. The evolution of language; 2. The study of language and linguistics; Part II Words and Meaning; 3. What is a word?; 4. Vocabulary; 5. Phonology and phonetics; Part III Grammar; 6. Morphology; 7. Syntax; 8. Language acquisition; Part IV Babel; 9. Linguistic diversity; 10. Pragmatics and language use; Conclusion - Breaking the language spell.
Summary: Summary: This is a comprehensive student guide, introducing linguistics in a chatty and engaging style.
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Includes Bibliographical References and Index.

Table of contents Introduction - The Language Spell; Part I What is Language?; 1. The evolution of language; 2. The study of language and linguistics; Part II Words and Meaning; 3. What is a word?; 4. Vocabulary; 5. Phonology and phonetics; Part III Grammar; 6. Morphology; 7. Syntax; 8. Language acquisition; Part IV Babel; 9. Linguistic diversity; 10. Pragmatics and language use; Conclusion - Breaking the language spell.

Summary:
This is a comprehensive student guide, introducing linguistics in a chatty and engaging style.

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