Language : The Basics Paperback
by R. L. Trask
Part of the The Basics S. series
What makes human language unique? Do women speak differently from men? Just what is the meaning of "meaning"? Language: The Basics provides a concise introduction to the study of language.
Written in an engaging and entertaining style, it encourages the reader to think about the way language works.
It features: * chapters on 'Language in Use', 'Attitudes to Language', 'Children and Language' and 'Language, Mind and Brain' * a section on sign language * a glossary of key terms * handy annotated guides to further reading. Providing an accessible overview of a fascinating subject, this is an essential book for all students and anyone who's ever been accused of splitting an infinitive.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 264 pages
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 18/03/1999
- Category: linguistics
- ISBN: 9780415340199
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