Author : Victoria Fromkin
Genre :
Publisher : Cengage AU
ISBN : 9780170450065
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 48 page

An Introduction to Language introduces students to the fascinating study of human language. Engagingly and clearly written, it provides an overview of the key areas of linguistics from an Australian perspective. Unique to this text, the International Phonetic Alphabet is represented by both HCE and MD versions, allowing lecturers to use whichever IPA system they prefer. Premium online teaching and learning tools are available on the MindTap platform. Learn more about the online tools au.cengage.com/mindtap

Author : Victoria Fromkin
Genre : Language and languages
Publisher : Thomson/Nelson
ISBN : 0176406263
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 715 page

An Introduction to Language, Third Canadian Edition, offers students an up-to-date Canadian perspective on the study of language. This text provides students with the basic tools that will help them advance in a variety of disciplines, including education, psychology, languages, anthropology, communications, computer science, and linguistics.Clearly written and often humorous, with numerous exercises that allow students to test their knowledge, this text will help students better understand one of the essential aspects of our human existence: our ability to use and manipulate language.

Author : Kirk Hazen
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN : 9781118559956
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 456 page

An Introduction to Language offers an engaging guide tothe nature of language, focusing on how language works – itssounds, words, structures, and phrases – all investigatedthrough wide-ranging examples from Old English to contemporary popculture. Explores the idea of a scientific approach to language,inviting students to consider what qualities of language compriseeveryday skills for us, be they sounds, words, phrases, orconversation Helps shape our understanding of what language is, howit works, and why it is both elegantly complex and essentialto who we are Includes exercises within each chapter to help readers explorekey concepts and directly observe the patterns that are part of allhuman language Examines linguistic variation and change to illustrate socialnuances and language-in-use, drawing primarily on examples fromEnglish Avoids linguistic jargon, focusing instead on a broader andmore general approach to the study of language, and making it idealfor those coming to the subject for the first time Supported by additional web resources – available uponpublication at ahref="http://www.wiley.com/go/hazen/introlanguage"www.wiley.com/go/hazen/introlanguage/a– including student study aids and testbank and notes forinstructors

Author : Ralph Fasold
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
ISBN : 9781107717664
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 481 page

This accessible textbook is the only introduction to linguistics in which each chapter is written by an expert who teaches courses on that topic, ensuring balanced and uniformly excellent coverage of the full range of modern linguistics. Assuming no prior knowledge the text offers a clear introduction to the traditional topics of structural linguistics (theories of sound, form, meaning, and language change), and in addition provides full coverage of contextual linguistics, including separate chapters on discourse, dialect variation, language and culture, and the politics of language. There are also up-to-date separate chapters on language and the brain, computational linguistics, writing, child language acquisition, and second-language learning. The breadth of the textbook makes it ideal for introductory courses on language and linguistics offered by departments of English, sociology, anthropology, and communications, as well as by linguistics departments.

Author : Leonard Bloomfield
Genre : Grammar, Comparative and general
Publisher :
ISBN : UOM:39015065773965
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 355 page

Author : Don Ringe
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
ISBN : 9781108425155
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 235 page

Explains universal concepts of language structure to help students preparing to study a foreign language.

Author : Victoria Fromkin
Genre : Language and languages
Publisher : Cengage AU
ISBN : 9780170386807
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 632 page

An Introduction to Language continues to be instrumental in introducing students to the fascinating study of human language. Engagingly and clearly written, it provides an overview of the key areas of linguistics from an Australian perspective. This classic text is suitable for students in fields as diverse as linguistics, computer science, English, communication studies, anthropology, foreign language teaching and speech pathology. The text is divided into four sections, and chapters take you through the nature of human language, the grammatical aspects and psychology of language, finishing with language and its relation to society. Chapters have also been reworked and revised to keep all syntax up-to-date and accurate. Popular features from previous editions have been retained for this ninth edition including learning objectives and margin definitions in each chapter, along with summary tables inside the covers, which assist you to learn core concepts and terminology.gy.

Author : Elizabeth C. Zsiga
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN : 9781405191036
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 502 page

The Sounds of Language is an introductory guide to the linguistic study of speech sounds, which provides uniquely balanced coverage of both phonology and phonetics. Features exercises and problem sets, as well as supporting online resources at www.wiley.com/go/zsiga, including additional discussion questions and exercises, as well as links to further resources such as sound files, video files, and useful websites Creates opportunities for students to practice data analysis and hypothesis testing Integrates data on sociolinguistic variation, first language acquisition, and second language learning Explores diverse topics ranging from the practical, such as how to make good digital recordings, make a palatogram, solve a phoneme/allophone problem, or read a spectrogram; to the theoretical, including the role of markedness in linguistic theory, the necessity of abstraction, features and formal notation, issues in speech perception as distinct from hearing, and modelling sociolinguistic and other variations Organized specifically to fit the needs of undergraduate students of phonetics and phonology, and is structured in a way which enables instructors to use the text both for a single semester phonetics and phonology course or for a two-course sequence

Author : Martin Montgomery
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
Publisher : Routledge
ISBN : 9781136010309
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 336 page

In this third edition of the bestselling classic textbook, Martin Montgomery explores the key connections between language and social life. Guiding the student through discussions on child language, accent and dialect, social class and gender, as well as a number of other topics, Montgomery provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the function of language in modern society. This third edition includes: new sections on dialect levelling and estuary English; hip-hop and rapping as anti-language and ‘crossing’ between Creole, Panjabi and South Asian English new material on the Gulf War and the 'War on Terror' discussions on language in internet usage and new technologies updated examples and references. With detailed suggestions for further reading and practical work for each chapter, An Introduction to Language and Society is the ideal resource for students and teachers of Communication Studies and Language Studies.

Author : Kate Burridge
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
ISBN : 9781108701013
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 667 page

For the Love of Language: An Introduction to Linguistics is an engaging introduction to human language and the role of linguistics in understanding its fundamental design, acquisition and functions. Replete with case studies and examples from Australia, New Zealand and around the world, this text offers a thorough introduction to core topics, including the structure and meaning of words, the systems that organise language, strategies for learning about language, the evolution of language and the function of language as a complex social resource. The second edition includes extensive new content across the entire text, including the areas of orthography, syntax, corpus linguistics, language acquisition and multilingualism. Each topic is accompanied by a wide array of pedagogical resources designed to consolidate student understanding, including examples and exercises. Each chapter ends with a research project, providing readers with an opportunity to build on fundamental skills and engage more thoroughly with each topic.