The English Language : A Guided Tour of the Language, Paperback

The English Language : A Guided Tour of the Language Paperback

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This is the definitive survey of the English language - in all its forms.

Crystal writes accessibly about the structure of the language, the uses of English throughout the world and finally he gives a brief history of English.

The book has been fully revised and there is a fascinating new chapter on 'The effect of technology' on the English language. 'Illuminating guided tour of our common treasure by one of its most lucid and sensible professionals' The Times 'A splendid blend of erudition and entertainment' THES

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336 pages, line drawings, maps, index
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: linguistics
  • ISBN: 9780141003962

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