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Description - What is This Thing Called Language? by David Nunan

Written in a friendly style, drawing on a wide range of anecdotes from the author's own experience, this book provides an ideal starting point for those approaching language study. Nunan's enthusiasm and the immediacy of his examples offer students a thought-provoking way into the basics of study such as syntax, morphology and phonology. Raising awareness about the different ways language is used, this book provides a solid linguistic framework and lots of suggestions for where to find out more.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230008489
ISBN-10: 0230008488
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x 14mm)
Pages: 248
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 22-Mar-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - David Nunan

DAVID NUNAN is Director of the English Centre and Chair Professor of Applied Linguistics at the University of Hong Kong, and Dean of the Graduate School of Education, Anaheim University, USA. He has published over 100 scholarly books and articles including Introducing Discourse Analysis, The Self-Directed Teacher and Cambridge Guide to Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (with R. Carter). In 1998 he was elected President of TESOL International, the largest professional body of language educators in the world, and became the first person to serve in the position

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