The Language Instinct: How The Mind Creates Language by Steven Pinker

The Language Instinct: How The Mind Creates Language

bySteven Pinker

Kobo ebook | December 14, 2010

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The classic book on the development of human language by the world’s leading expert on language and the mind.

In this classic, the world's expert on language and mind lucidly explains everything you always wanted to know about language: how it works, how children learn it, how it changes, how the brain computes it, and how it evolved. With deft use of examples of humor and wordplay, Steven Pinker weaves our vast knowledge of language into a compelling story: language is a human instinct, wired into our brains by evolution. The Language Instinct received the William James Book Prize from the American Psychological Association and the Public Interest Award from the Linguistics Society of America. This edition includes an update on advances in the science of language since The Language Instinct was first published.

Title:The Language Instinct: How The Mind Creates LanguageFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:December 14, 2010Publisher:HarperCollins E-BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062032526

ISBN - 13:9780062032522

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from A great primer on linguistics A fantastic book for anyone who might be interested in language. Some chapters might be more obtuse, but you don't need a degree in linguistics to appreciate it. In my opinion, this should be required reading for all language teachers!
Date published: 2016-12-24