Linguistics: An Introduction to Language and Communication / Edition 5

Linguistics: An Introduction to Language and Communication / Edition 5

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by Adrian Akmajian, Richard A. Demers, Ann K. Farmer, Robert M. Harnish
     
 

A thoroughly revised edition of a popular introductory linguistics text. See more details below

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A thoroughly revised edition of a popular introductory linguistics text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262011853
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
09/01/2001
Edition description:
Fifth Edition
Pages:
618
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Note to the Teacher
Ch. 1What Is Linguistics?5
Ch. 2Morphology: The Study of the Structure of Words11
Ch. 3Phonetics and Phonemic Transcription65
Ch. 4Phonology: The Study of Sound Structure109
Ch. 5Syntax: The Study of Sentence Structure149
Ch. 6Semantics: The Study of Linguistic Meaning227
Ch. 7Language Variation275
Ch. 8Language Change315
Ch. 9Pragmatics: The Study of Language Use and Communication361
Ch. 10Psychology of Language: Speech Production and Comprehension417
Ch. 11Language Acquisition in Children477
Ch. 12Language and the Brain527
AppThe Written Representation of Language561
Glossary571
Index591

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