Introducción a la lingüística hispánica by José Ignacio HualdeIntroducción a la lingüística hispánica by José Ignacio Hualde

Introducción a la lingüística hispánica

byJosé Ignacio Hualde, Antxon Olarrea, Anna María Escobar

Hardcover | January 13, 2010

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Written entirely in Spanish, this is the ideal introduction to Spanish linguistics for students. Using clear explanations, it covers all the basic concepts required to study the structural aspects of the Spanish language - phonetics and phonology, morphology and syntax - as well as the history of Spanish, its dialects and linguistic variation. This second edition incorporates new features designed to enhance its usefulness for classroom teaching: chapters have been added on the sociolinguistics of Spanish in the USA, and on semantics and pragmatics. The chapter on syntax has been considerably expanded. Numerous exercises have been added throughout the book, as well as a new glossary to help with technical terms.
Title:Introducción a la lingüística hispánicaFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:568 pages, 9.72 × 6.85 × 1.18 inShipping dimensions:9.72 × 6.85 × 1.18 inPublished:January 13, 2010Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521513987

ISBN - 13:9780521513982

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Table of Contents

1. La lingüística: ciencia cognitiva; 2. Los sonidos de la lengua: fonética y fonología; 3. La estructura de las palabras: morfología; 4. La estructura de la oración: sintaxis; 5. Historia de la lengua española; 6. El estudio del significado: semántica y pragmática; 7. Variación lingüística en español; 8. El español en los Estados Unidos.

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Advance praise: "Unlike other textbooks, this one tells the truth about Hispanic linguistics. Here, for the first time, syntax, phonology, semantics, and pragmatics are introduced by means of contemporary models, not outdated approaches that practicing linguists gave up decades ago. It includes not only the basic facts, but also fascinating regional, social, and historical variation." --John M. Lipski, The Pennsylvania State University