How does the English language work? If you are interested in discovering the answer to this question, then "An Introduction to English Language "is the ideal place to start. Written in a clear, lively, and easy-to-follow style, this introductory textbook is based around three core topics of linguistic study: WORD: English words, how they fit into sentences, their internal structure, their meaning and how they make up vocabularies for various purposes.SOUND: the sound systems of English, its phonetics and phonology, and English intonation and stress patterns.SENTENCE: English sentence structure and introductory English grammar.Packed with classroom tested examples and graded exercises, the third edition of this popular book features: * a multimedia companion website, containing Powerpoint slides, mini-lectures, quizzes and downloadable audio files to aid study* new material on language variation and change, including more examples of regional dialects, and extra material on New Englishes* a new introduction to linguistics as a subject, familiarizing students with key issues and topics.Carefully designed as a course-book for either group or individual study, " An Introduction to English Language "remains an essential text for students and teachers of English language and introductory linguistics.
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The third edition of this introductory textbook features more on the varieties of English and has a companion website containing quizzes, mp3 audio clips and Powerpoint movie lectures to aid studyAbout the Author:
KOENRAAD KUIPER is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.
The late W. SCOTT ALLAN was sometime Senior Lecturer in the Department of Applied Language Studies and Linguistics at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.
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Descrizione libro Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Third Edition. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0230208002
Descrizione libro Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Brand New. 3rd edition. 400 pages. 9.75x7.75x1.00 inches. In Stock. Codice libro della libreria 0230208002