A Glossary of Language and Mind

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Edinburgh University Press, 2003 - Language acquisition - 131 pages
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This alphabetical guide to language and mind gives an up-to-date introduction to the key topics of speech comprehension, speech production and child language. Written by a well-known author in the field, the entries are concise and lucid, and provide an easy-to-read overview of an area of linguistics which lies at the core of the human ability to use language.Key features*A handy and easily understandable pocket guide for anyone embarking on courses in developmental linguistics or psycholinguistics*Supplies numerous cross-references to related terms*Contains an introduction which outlines the range of the field*Brings in relatively new areas, such as bonobos and brain scans*Includes an annotated bibliography with suggestions for further reading.

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Jean Aitchison is Professor of Language and Communication at the University of Oxford

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