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Linguistics For Non Linguists

Frank Parker

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ISBN : 9780316690867
Hardcover
239 pages
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Linguistics for Non-Linguists, Fifth Edition, makes linguistics accessible to beginners by providing a clear understanding of both the basic and more complex aspects of the challenging subject.This newly revised edition continues to be a readable andMoreLinguistics for Non-Linguists, Fifth Edition, makes linguistics accessible to beginners by providing a clear understanding of both the basic and more complex aspects of the challenging subject.This newly revised edition continues to be a readable and user-friendly introductory text that presents the basic elements of linguistics clearly and concisely. Beginning with recognizable topics and gradually moving readers into unfamiliar, technical territory, this text makes the subject matter approachable and understandable for all readers. Including summaries of complex topics, supplementary readings, and hundreds of supplementary and exploratory exercises throughout the text that reinforce the material covered, Linguistics for Non-Linguists offers students a complete understanding of the basics of this critical field.Specialists in language-related fields including Speech-Language Pathology, Experimental Phonetics, Communication, Education, Psychology, and English as a Second Language, will find this text an essential resource and reference.The New, Fifth Edition Includes:An entirely new chapter on Language ChangeNew exercises ranging from short-answer problems to exploratory exercises that allow students to check their progress and to continue to research critical topics.Updated “Supplementary Readings” sections that keep the material up-to-date and provide opportunities to expand on chapter material.