Linguistics: An Introduction to Linguistic Theory / Edition 1

Linguistics: An Introduction to Linguistic Theory / Edition 1

by Victoria A. Fromkin, Bruce Hayes, Susan Curtiss, Anna Szabolcsi
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631197117

ISBN-13: 9780631197119

Pub. Date: 01/09/2008

Publisher: Wiley

Linguistics: An Introduction to Linguistic Theory is a textbook, written for introductory courses in linguistic theory for undergraduate linguistics majors and first-year graduate students, by twelve major figures in the field, each bringing their expertise to one of the core areas of the field - morphology, syntax, semantics, phonetics, phonology, and

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Linguistics: An Introduction to Linguistic Theory is a textbook, written for introductory courses in linguistic theory for undergraduate linguistics majors and first-year graduate students, by twelve major figures in the field, each bringing their expertise to one of the core areas of the field - morphology, syntax, semantics, phonetics, phonology, and language acquisition. In each section the book is concerned with discussing the underlying principles common to all languages, showing how these are revealed in language acquisition and in the specific grammars of the world's languages.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631197119
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/09/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
760
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 2.20(d)

Table of Contents

Section I: Introduction:.

1. Linguistics: The Scientific Study Of Human Language.

Section 2: Morphology And Syntax: .

2. Morphology: The Structure Of Words.

3. Syntax I: Argument Structure And Phrase Structure.

4. Syntax II: Syntactic Dependencies.

5. Syntax III: The Distribution Of Verbal Forms: A Case Study.

6. Acquisition Of Word And Sentence Structure.

Section 3: Semantics: .

7. Semantics I: Compositionality.

8. Semantics II: Scope.

9. Semantics III: Cross Categorial Parallelisms.

10. Acquisition Of Meaning.

Section 4: Phonetics And Phonology: .

11. Phonetics: The Sounds Of Language.

12. Phonology I: Basic Principles And Methods.

13. Phonology II: Representations.

14. Phonology III: Explanation And Constraints.

15. Acquisition Of Phonetics And Phonology.

Bibliography.

Glossary.

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