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Language Matters by Laurie Bauer
Book DescriptionThis book provides a non-technical introduction to the study of language. The core areas of language study are approached by focusing on questions such as: Where does language come from? Why don't we all talk the same? Who needs grammar? Pitched at a level which is suitable for students with no experience of linguistics, this lively introduction to language approaches will encourage students to think.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781403936288
(234mm x 156mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 19-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Laurie Bauer
Oxford Reference Guide to English Morphology, Paperback (August 2015)
The first comprehensive description of English word formation covers inflection and derivation, compounding, conversion, and minor processes such as subtractive morphology. It combines theory-neutral presentation of data with theoretically informed analysis. Winner of the 2015 Bloomfield Book Award and written by three outstanding scholars.
Beginning Linguistics, Hardback (May 2012)
This introduction to linguistics for the absolute beginner focuses on the core topics of phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics. Theoretically-neutral, each essential topic is covered in depth and the author's engaging style encourages interaction from students by using regular short questions to check comprehension.
Linguistics Student's Handbook, Paperback (April 2007)
A compendium of useful things for linguistics students to know, from the IPA chart to the Saussurean dichotomies, this book will be the constant companion of anyone undertaking studies of linguistics.
Morphological Productivity, Paperback (March 2006)» View all books by Laurie Bauer
This book deals with the problems surrounding the phenomenon of apparently variable productivity in morphology.
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Author Biography - Laurie Bauer
LAURIE BAUER is Professor and Personal Chair in the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Study, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. He is on the editorial board of Linguistics and the Yearbook of Morphology. His publications include Language Myths (with Peter Trudgill, Penguin, 1998), Morphological Productivity (Cambridge, 2001), Introducing Linguistic Morphology 2e (EUP 2003) and An Introduction to International Varieties of English (EUP 2002). JANET HOLMES is Professor and Personal Chair in the School of Linguistics and Appli
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