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Linguistics, an introduction to language and communication

Linguistics, an introduction to language and communication

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Linguistics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAdrian Akmajian ... [et al.].
    ContributionsAkmajian, Adrian.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP121 .A4384 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 508 p. :
    Number of Pages508
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1854147M
    ISBN 100262011093, 0262510421
    LC Control Number90005883

    Intro to Linguistics { Basic Concepts of Linguistics Jirka Hana { October 2, Overview of topics Language and Languages Speech vs. Writing Approaches to language: Descriptive vs. Prescriptive Grammar and its parts Arbitrariness (conventionality) 1Language Language is a system that associates sounds (or gestures) with meanings in a way that uses.   This is an introduction to linguistics video, going over all the topics we'll cover in the course. In summary, we'll look at the basics of Syntax, Semantics, Morphology, Phonetics, and Phonology.

      Linguistics: An introduction to language and communication. 5th Adrian Akmajian, Richard A. Demers, Ann K. Farmer, and Robert M. Harnish. Cambridge, MA: MIT. Linguistics: An Introduction to Language and Communication, Sixth Edition Adrian Akmajian, Richard A. Demers, Ann K. Farmer, Robert M. Harnish This popular introductory linguistics text is unique for its integration of themes.

    This popular introductory linguistics text is unique for its integration of themes. Rather than treat morphology, phonetics, phonology, syntax, and semantics as completely separate fields, the book shows how they interact. It provides a sound introduction to linguistic methodology while encouraging students to consider why people are intrinsically. This book was set in Times New Roman in 3B2 by Asco Typesetters, Hong Kong. Printed and bound in the United States of America. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Linguistics: an introduction to language and communication / Adrian Akmajian [et al.].—5th ed. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index.


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