Language and Linguistics: The Key Concepts
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Language and Linguistics: The Key Concepts

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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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Product details

  • Paperback | 370 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 28.45mm | 431g
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 2nd New edition
  • 1 Line drawings, black and white; 6 Tables, black and white
  • 0415413591
  • 9780415413596
  • 257,062

About 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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