How to Study Linguistics
A Guide to Understanding Language 2nd Revised edition
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How to Study Linguistics by Geoffrey Finch
Book DescriptionIf you are new to linguistics as a subject and beginning a course at undergraduate or sixth-form level, How to Study Linguistics is the ideal introduction and companion to your studies. * Covers all the core areas of linguistic study, with chapters discussing strategies for studying phonology, syntax and semantics * Explores other branches of linguistics such as sociolinguistics, stylistics, and psycholinguistics * Includes a chapter on writing linguistics essays and a detailed glossary to aid learning and revision * Second edition includes new material designed to help the more advanced reader How to Study Linguistics is both a guide to current ideas about linguistics and a refreshingly practical text book. It will not only develop your skills as a language student, but will also make an often complex and daunting subject easy to understand, and a pleasure to study.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781403901064
(216mm x 138mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 20-Feb-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Geoffrey Finch
Word of Mouth, Paperback (May 2013)
An introduction to the study of language and communication that explores the impact of language on our lives. Starting from the evolution of language, it goes on to consider the social and communicative functions of language, its structure and psychology, as well as the impact of electronic media on contemporary usage.
English Language and Linguistics Companion, Paperback (April 2010)
A one-stop student resource covering all aspects of studying language and linguistics from the core topics, terms and concepts of the subject to study skills and career pathways. The companion provides a gateway to wider and more specialist reading and will be an essential resource for students to turn to time and time again.
Key Concepts in Language and Linguistics, Paperback (April 2005)View all books by Geoffrey Finch
An invaluable glossary of significant language and linguistic terms and concepts designed for students of English Language and Linguistics. The book also provides a very useful overview of the subject as well as covering principal figures in linguistic criticism and their contribution to the subject.
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Author Biography - Geoffrey Finch
GEOFFREY FINCH has taught English at universities in New Zealand and Nigeria and is Senior Lecturer in English at Anglia Polytechnic University, where he lectures and writes on both language and literature. He is the author of Linguistic Terms and Concepts and Word of Mouth.
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