Language and Linguistics: The Key Concepts by R.l. TraskLanguage and Linguistics: The Key Concepts by R.l. Trask

Language and Linguistics: The Key Concepts

byR.l. TraskEditorPeter Stockwell

Paperback | July 16, 2007

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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 anew introduction, a wide range of new entries (reflecting developments in linguistics) and added specialized further reading for lecturers and more advanced students.

R.L. Trask(1994-2004) was the highly regarded Professor of Linguistics at the University of Sussex. His numerous publications includedLanguage: the Basics(1995) andA Dictionary of Phonetics and Phonology(1995).Peter Stockwellis Professor of Literary Linguistics at the University of Nottingham and the editor of theRoutledge English Lang...
Title:Language and Linguistics: The Key ConceptsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:392 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 1.1 inPublished:July 16, 2007Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415413591

ISBN - 13:9780415413596

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