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Introduction to Language, An
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INTRODUCTION TO LANGUAGE, AN

PAPERBACK BY HYAMS, NINA; RODMAN, ROBERT; FROMKIN, VICTORIA A.

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ISBN
9781439082416
IMPRINT
HEINLE
 
 
EDITION
INTERNATIONAL ED OF 9TH REVISED ED
PUBLISHER
CENGAGE LEARNING, INC
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
640 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
23 APR 2010

DESCRIPTION

Whether you are studying education, languages, psychology, anthropology, English, or teaching English as a Second Language (TESL), An Introduction to Language, International Edition , offers the information you need in a clear and descriptive manner that assumes no prior knowledge of linguistics.

CONTENTS

Part I: The Nature of Human Language. Introduction: Brain and Language. Part II: Grammatical Aspects of Language. 1: Morphology: The Words of Language. 2: Syntax: The Sentence Patterns of Language. 3: The Meaning of Language. 4: Phonetics: The Sounds of Language. 5: Phonology: The Sound Patterns of Language. Part III: The Biology and Psychology of Language. 6: What is Language? 7: Language Acquisition. 8: Language Processing: Humans and Computers. Part IV: Language and Society. 9: Language in Society. 10: Language Change: The Syllables of Time. 11: Writing: the ABCs of Language. Glossary. Index.