Contemporary Linguistic Analysis: An Introduction, Seventh Edition with Companion Website (7th Edition)

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9780321753687: Contemporary Linguistic Analysis: An Introduction, Seventh Edition with Companion Website (7th Edition)

Contemporary Linguistic Analysis is written and edited by leading scholars in the field. It provides an up-to-date introduction with coverage of phenomena that are of special interest and relevance to the linguistic situation in Canada. Using the generative paradigm, it offers an introduction to linguistic analysis as it is practised at this stage in the development of the discipline.

This superb text gives students a solid grounding in basic linguistic concepts, but also prepares them to go on to further advanced work in the discipline. For this seventh edition there is also an expanded Study Guide covering the entire text with an answer key for students, and a Companion Website (access code required) with audio for transcription practice.

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“The well-organized, clear, up-to-date, thorough coverage of key concepts–and often advanced and sophisticated key concepts that other introductory textbooks do not include–makes this textbook superb.”   Anna Moro, McMaster University


The study of linguistics, said to be “the most humanistic of the sciences and the most scientific of the humanities,” transcends disciplinary boundaries. Contemporary Linguistic Analysis Seventh Edition, continues to offer a superior introduction to this multi-faceted field, with current information on new research and contemporary material. For this edition Chapter 3, "Phonology: Contrasts and Patterns," has been completely rewritten to improve clarity and accessibility. The Study Guide has been revised and expanded to cover the entire text, and a new Answer Key to the Study Guide will be available to students on the Companion Website.



FULL STUDY GUIDE for the Seventh Edition (ISBN 978-0-321-62426-0). Written by Teresa Merrells of Mount Royal University and Anna Moro of McMaster University, this revised and expanded Study Guide covers all of the text chapters and offers useful table summaries of key concepts, as well as lots of additional problem sets and practice exercises.


On the COMPANION WEBSITE you can hear pronunciations of the phonetic symbols covered in the text and listen to exercises for transcription practice. The website also includes one additional chapter–"Animal Communication"–plus more advanced material. You will need the unique access code on the card provided with every new text to log on, or you may purchase the standalone O’Grady Student Access Code Card at your campus store (ISBN 978-0-321-70980-6).


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About the Author:

William O’Grady received his Ph.D. in linguistics at the University of Chicago and taught at the University of Calgary for twelve years before taking up his current position as professor of linguistics at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He is well known for his work on syntax, Korean, first language acquisition, and second language learning.


John Archibald is Dean of Humanities and Professor of Linguistics at the University of Victoria. Prior to moving to Victoria, he was at the University of Calgary for 19 years. He specializes in the study of Second Language Acquisition, and is co-editor of the journal Second Language Research.

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O'Grady, William, Archibald, John
Editore: Pearson Education Canada (2011)
ISBN 10: 0321753682 ISBN 13: 9780321753687
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Descrizione libro Pearson Education Canada, 2011. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110321753682

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