Language: Its Structure and Use

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Cengage Learning, Apr 24, 2007 - Fiction - 672 pages
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LANGUAGE: ITS STRUCTURE AND USE explains core concepts in an interactive style that you can understand no matter what your major. With features like What Do You Think? and Try It Yourself, you'll understand what you're experiencing on campus and in the classroom from a linguistics perspective. The expanded study sections and the available workbook provide you with the tools you'll need for effective test prep.
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the book is very precise and concise. as linguistics student it gives me a knowledge more on languages.

Contents

Languages and Linguistics
1
Language Structures
33
Language Use
247
Language Change Language Development and Language Acquisition
419
Glossary
531
Index
551
Index of Languages
565
Index of Internet Sites
569
Index of Videos
571
Credits
573
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Edward Finegan, (Haddon Heights, NJ) OCA, SCJP, is a Senior Java Software Developer and is currently working in the casino industry developing gaming software. He has past experience in aerospace radar data commutation and artificial intelligence, specifically machine learning algorithms. Mr. Finegan has a Bachelor s degree in Computer Science from Rowan University, and a Master s degree in Computer Science from Virgina Commonwealth University.

Robert Liguori, (Abescon, NJ) OCA, SCJP, has been a Senior Software Engineer since 1996 and is currently the lead developer for several Java based air traffic management applications. Mr. Liguori has a Bachelor s degree in Computer Science and Information Technology from Richard Stockton College of New Jersey. Mr. Liguori is also the President of the Atlantic City Java User Group.

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