The Structure Of German

Paperback | July 15, 2005

byAnthony Fox

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The new edition of The Structure of German has been fully revised to take account of developments in the subject. The author describes German phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics. He introduces linguistic theory in order to throw light on every aspect of the language,providing students with a linguistically informed and accessible approach to the description of the language. Updated guides to further reading are given at the end of each chapter, and the book's usefulness for students and teachers has been enhanced by the addition of exercises and discussionquestions. This is an ideal introduction to German linguistics. It may also be used as an introduction to linguistics for students of German.

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The new edition of The Structure of German has been fully revised to take account of developments in the subject. The author describes German phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics. He introduces linguistic theory in order to throw light on every aspect of the language,providing students with a linguistically informed...

Anthony Fox studied modern languages and phonetics at the University of Edinburgh, where he obtained his doctorate with a thesis on the intonation of German and English. He taught linguistics at the University of Leeds for over thirty years and was Head of the Department of Linguistics and Phonetics for fourteen years until his semi-r...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.78 inPublished:July 15, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199273995

ISBN - 13:9780199273997

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Phonology3. Morphology4. Classes and Categories5. Syntax6. Lexical Semantics7. German in UseReferencesIndex

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'A valuable addition to the body of works on contemporary German' Zeitschrift fur Germanistische Linguistik