How English Works: Introduction to English Language Studies

How English Works: Introduction to English Language Studies

by Anne Curzan, Michael Adams
     
 

This accessible introduction to the structure of English, general theories in linguistics, and important issues in sociolinguistics, is the first text written specifically for English and Education majors.

This engaging introductory language/linguistics textbook provides more extensive coverage of issues of particular interest to English majors and future English

Overview

This accessible introduction to the structure of English, general theories in linguistics, and important issues in sociolinguistics, is the first text written specifically for English and Education majors.

This engaging introductory language/linguistics textbook provides more extensive coverage of issues of particular interest to English majors and future English instructors. It invites all students to connect academic linguistics to the everyday use of the English language around them. The book’s approach taps students’ natural curiosity about the English language. Through exercises and discussion questions about ongoing changes in English, How English Works asks students to become active participants in the construction of linguistic knowledge.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321121882
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
10/03/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
7.32(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.84(d)

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