Linguistics: The Basics (Introducing Linguistics) by Anne E. Baker,Kees Hengeveld

By Anne E. Baker,Kees Hengeveld

Linguistics is a accomplished crosslinguistic creation to the examine of language, and is perfect for college kids with no background in linguistics.

  • A entire creation to the research of language, set aside by means of its inclusion of cross-linguistic facts from over eighty diverse spoken and signed languages
  • Explores how language works via studying discourse, sentence-structure, that means, phrases, and sounds
  • Introduces psycholinguistic and sociolinguistic concerns, together with language acquisition, neurolinguistics, language edition, language switch, language touch, and multilingualism
  • Written in a problem-oriented kind to interact readers, and is perfect for these new to the subject
  • Incorporates quite a few student-friendly gains all through, together with broad routines, summaries, assignments, and recommendations for extra reading
  • Based at the bestselling Dutch variation of this paintings, the English variation has been revised and improved to provide an up to date and interesting survey of linguistics for college kids new to the field

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