By Jean Aitchison
This vintage publication is a simple advent to linguistics which makes an attempt to respond to primary questions: 'What is language?' and 'How does language work?' It outlines the scope of linguistics, explaining simple suggestions and crucial terminology with examples drawn usually from English. Sound patterning, syntax and that means - the internal center of linguistics - are mentioned easily and obviously, as are the speedily becoming components of pragmatics, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics and stylistics. you will discover this modern, easy-to-read e-book necessary to broadening your knowing of the subtleties and tool of language.
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Aitchison's Linguistics: A practical introduction to contemporary linguistics (Teach Yourself) by Jean Aitchison