Discovering Language

Discovering Language

by Lesley Jeffries
     
 

This text provides students with the basic descriptive knowledge they are required to master before moving on to more advanced study. The book is organized under thematic headings, which are thoroughly cross-referenced, enabling students and teachers to use the book as required--either as a course text or to help with individual aspects of language. Each section

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This text provides students with the basic descriptive knowledge they are required to master before moving on to more advanced study. The book is organized under thematic headings, which are thoroughly cross-referenced, enabling students and teachers to use the book as required--either as a course text or to help with individual aspects of language. Each section includes an introduction, worked examples, "in context" sections relating the topic to real text examples, suggestions for further reading and analysis and a summary.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403912626
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
09/01/2006
Series:
Perspectives on the English Language
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.61(d)

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Table of Contents

1Phonetics8
2Phonology44
3Word71
4Phrase102
5Clause and sentence124
6Semantics156
7Theory, text and context182

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