An Introduction To Language: Fourth Canadian Edition

Paperback | October 14, 2009

byVictoria Fromkin, Robert Rodman, Nina Hyams

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This classroom-tested, student-friendly text serves a broad range of students learning about language and linguistics. This revised edition provides a comprehensive, up-to-date introduction to the principal subfields of linguistics. Canadian issues, examples and research are highlighted throughout the book.

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This classroom-tested, student-friendly text serves a broad range of students learning about language and linguistics. This revised edition provides a comprehensive, up-to-date introduction to the principal subfields of linguistics. Canadian issues, examples and research are highlighted throughout the book.

Format:PaperbackDimensions:752 pages, 9.25 × 7.38 × 1.06 inPublished:October 14, 2009Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176501193

ISBN - 13:9780176501198

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Table of Contents

Part One: The Nature of Human LanguageChapter 1: What is Language?Part Two: Grammatical Aspects of LanguageChapter 2: Morphology: The Words of LanguageChapter 3: Syntax: The Sentence Patterns of LanguageChapter 4: Semantics: The Meanings of LanguageChapter 5: Phonetics: The Sounds of LanguageChapter 6: Phonology: The Sound Patterns of LanguagePart Three: The Psychology and Biology of LanguageChapter 7: First Language AcquisitionChapter 8: Second Language AcquisitionChapter 9: Psycholinguistics: Language ProcessingChapter 10: Computational Linguistics: Computer Language ProcessingChapter 11: Neurolinguistics: Language and the BrainPart Four: Social Aspects of LanguageChapter 12: Sociolinguistics: Language in SocietyChapter 13: Language Change: The Syllables of TimeChapter 14: Writing: The ABCs of LanguagePart Five: Animal CommunicationChapter 15: Animal Communication