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An introduction to language

Author : Victoria Fromkin | Robert Rodman | Nina M Hyams Publication: Boston, MA Wadsworth/Cengage Learning , 2014 Physical details: xx, 604 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm ISBN: 9781133310686; 1133310680.
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What is language? --
Morphology : the words of language --Syntax : the sentence patterns of language --
Meaning of language --
Phonetics : the sounds of language --
Phonology : the sound patterns of language --
Language in society --
Language change : the syllables of time --
Language acquisition --
Language processing and the human brain --
Computer processing of human language --
Writing : the ABCs of 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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