Key Concepts in Language and Linguistics

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Psychology Press, 1999 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 378 pages
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This fully updated second edition includes anew introduction, a wide range of new entries (reflecting developments in linguistics since the book's original release) and added specialized further reading for lecturers and more advanced students.

A comprehensive and critical A-Z guide to the main terms and concepts used in the study of language and linguistics, definitions featured include:



  • terms used in grammatical analysis

  • branches of linguistics from semantics to neurolinguistics

  • approaches used in studying language from critical discourse analysis to systemic linguistics

  • linguistic phenomena from code-switching to conversational implicature

  • language varieties from pidgin to standard language.
 

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Contents

A
1
B
19
C
23
D
43
E
58
F
62
G
66
H
77
O
142
P
147
Q
170
R
172
S
176
T
207
U
218
V
221

I
79
K
90
L
92
M
119
N
130

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