By Jean Aitchison
This vintage booklet is a simple advent to linguistics which makes an attempt to reply to primary questions: 'What is language?' and 'How does language work?' It outlines the scope of linguistics, explaining uncomplicated suggestions and crucial terminology with examples drawn more often than not from English. Sound patterning, syntax and which means - the interior center of linguistics - are mentioned easily and obviously, as are the speedily turning out to be parts of pragmatics, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics and stylistics. you can find this modern, easy-to-read ebook necessary to broadening your knowing of the subtleties and gear of language.
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One, 5 and ten-minute introductions to key ideas to get you started.
Lots of speedy aid with universal difficulties and quickly information for achievement, in accordance with the author's decades of experience.
Tests within the booklet and on-line to maintain tune of your progress.
FIVE issues TO REMEMBER
Quick refreshers that can assist you take note the foremost facts.
Innovative routines illustrate what you might have learnt and the way to take advantage of it.
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Aitchison's Linguistics: A practical introduction to contemporary linguistics (Teach Yourself) by Jean Aitchison