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Language and Linguistics: The Key Concepts (Routledge Key Guides)

 
 
 
 
Language and Linguistics: The Key Concepts (Routledge Key Guides)
Author: R.L. Trask
ISBN 13: 9780415157414
ISBN 10: 415157412
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 1998-11-24
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 400
List Price: $120.00
 
 

This fully updated second edition includes a new 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.