Linguistics Terms And Concepts / Edition 1

Linguistics Terms And Concepts / Edition 1

by Geoffrey Finch
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312226470

ISBN-13: 9780312226473

Pub. Date: 12/01/1999

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Organized into the core subject areas of linguistics, this invaluable book enables readers to contextualize each particular definition and gain a wider understanding of each topic. Each chapter begins with a brief introduction to the subject it covers, followed by definitions of terms and concepts. Cross-referencing and a detailed subject index allow the book to be

Overview

Organized into the core subject areas of linguistics, this invaluable book enables readers to contextualize each particular definition and gain a wider understanding of each topic. Each chapter begins with a brief introduction to the subject it covers, followed by definitions of terms and concepts. Cross-referencing and a detailed subject index allow the book to be used as a quick reference guide, and it can also be used to explore larger topics, including the principal figures of linguistic criticism whose ideas are explained alongside the terms and concepts they use.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312226473
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
12/01/1999
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

How to Use this Guide
• A Note on Phonetics
• Linguistics: A Brief Survey
• General Terms and Concepts
• Phonetics and Phonology
• Syntax
• Semantics and Pragmatics
• Linguistics: The Main Branches

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