Spoken and Written Language

Spoken and Written Language

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This books identifies the important differences between speaking and writing. Halliday leads the reader from the development of speech in infancy, through an account of writing systems, to a comparative treatment of spoken and written language, contrasting the prosodic features and grammatical intricacy of speech with the high lexical density and grammatical metaphor or writing.show more

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  • Paperback | 126 pages
  • 170 x 242 x 10mm | 260g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 11figs.8tabs.
  • 0194371530
  • 9780194371537

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