How English Works: A Linguistic Introduction Plus MySearchLab

How English Works: A Linguistic Introduction Plus MySearchLab

by Anne Curzan, Michael P. Adams
     
 

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A major introductory language/linguistics textbook written specifically for English and Education majors, this book is an engaging introduction to the structure of English, general theories in linguistics, and important issues in sociolinguistics.

This accessible text provides more extensive coverage of issues of particular interest to English and Education majors. Tapping into our natural curiosity about language, it invites all students to connect academic linguistics to everyday use of the English language and to become active participants in the construction of linguistic knowledge.

The second edition provides updated examples of language change—including new slang and other word coinages, grammatical developments, and sound changes—as well as new research findings on American dialects, language acquisition, language evolution, eggcorns, English and the Internet, and much more.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205098767
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
03/23/2011
Pages:
576
Sales rank:
1,126,949
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

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