The Basics 2nd Revised edition
By (author) R. L. Trask
Language by R. L. Trask
Book DescriptionWhat makes human language unique? Do women speak differently from men? Just what is the meaning of "meaning"? Language: The Basics provides a concise introduction to the study of language. Written in an engaging and entertaining style, it encourages the reader to think about the way language works. It features: * chapters on 'Language in Use', 'Attitudes to Language', 'Children and Language' and 'Language, Mind and Brain' * a section on sign language * a glossary of key terms * handy annotated guides to further reading. Providing an accessible overview of a fascinating subject, this is an essential book for all students and anyone who's ever been accused of splitting an infinitive.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415340199
(198mm x 129mm x 14mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Mar-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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