An Introduction to Language
Assuming no prior knowledge of linguistics, AN INTRODUCTION TO LANGUAGE, Tenth Edition, is appropriate for a variety of fields--including education, languages, psychology, cognitive science, anthropology, English, and teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)--at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. This completely updated edition retains the clear descriptions, humor, and seamless pedagogy that have made the book a perennial best-seller, while adding new information and exercises that render each topic fresh, engaging, and current.
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What is Language?
Morphology The Words of Language
Syntax The Sentence Patterns of Language
The Meaning of Language
Phonetics The Sounds of Language
Phonology The Sound Patterns of Language
Language in Society
Language Change The Syllables of Time
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