Introduction to Human Language: Fundamental Concepts in Linguistics / Edition 1

Introduction to Human Language: Fundamental Concepts in Linguistics / Edition 1

by James Paul Gee
     
 

ISBN-10: 0134845285

ISBN-13: 9780134845289

Pub. Date: 02/24/1998

Publisher: Longman

An introduction to fundamental concepts in the study of language, this text seeks to develop ideas in arguments in enough detail and depth so that the reader can gain a felling for how they work and for their multiple inter-connections. It treats theoretical linguistics, socio-cultural concerns, and the study of discourse as each integral parts of a larger unified

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An introduction to fundamental concepts in the study of language, this text seeks to develop ideas in arguments in enough detail and depth so that the reader can gain a felling for how they work and for their multiple inter-connections. It treats theoretical linguistics, socio-cultural concerns, and the study of discourse as each integral parts of a larger unified linguistics. For linguists and all those interested in the study of language.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780134845289
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
02/24/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

1. Introduction: The Nature of Language.

2. Semantics: The Meaning of Language.

3. Phonology: The Sound of Language.

4. Phonetics.

5. Morphology: The Shapes of Words.

6. Syntax: The Structure of Language.

7. Psycholinguistics: Processing Language in the Mind.

8. Language Acquisition: The Growth of Language in the Child.

9. Language, History, and Society.

10. Discourse: Language in Context.

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