By Jean Aitchison
This vintage ebook is an easy creation to linguistics which makes an attempt to respond to basic questions: 'What is language?' and 'How does language work?' It outlines the scope of linguistics, explaining simple innovations and crucial terminology with examples drawn in general from English. Sound patterning, syntax and which means - the interior middle of linguistics - are mentioned easily and obviously, as are the quickly turning out to be parts of pragmatics, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics and stylistics. you'll find this modern, easy-to-read booklet necessary to broadening your figuring out of the subtleties and gear of language.
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Aitchison's Linguistics: A practical introduction to contemporary linguistics (Teach Yourself) by Jean Aitchison