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A comprehensive and critical A-Z guide to the main terms and concepts used in the study of language and linguistics, definitions featured include: * terms used in grammatical analysis * branches of linguistics from semantics to neurolinguistics * approaches used in studying language from critical discourse analysis to systemic linguistics * linguistic phenomena from code-switching to conversational implicature * language varieties from pidgin to standard language. This fully updated second edition includes a new introduction, a wide range of new entries (reflecting developments in linguistics) and added specialized further reading for lecturers and more advanced students.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415413596
ISBN-10: 0415413591
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x 28mm)
Pages: 392
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 30-May-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - R. L. Trask

R.L. Trask (1994-2004) was the highly regarded Professor of Linguistics at the University of Sussex. His numerous publications included Language: the Basics (1995) and A Dictionary of Phonetics and Phonology (1995). Peter Stockwell is Professor of Literary Linguistics at the University of Nottingham and the editor of the Routledge English Language Introductions Series.

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