Language and Linguistics: The Key Concepts - R.L. Trask & Peter Stockwell

Language and Linguistics: The Key Concepts

By R.L. Trask & Peter Stockwell

  • Release Date: 2007-08-07
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

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A comprehensive and critical A-Z guide to the main terms and concepts used in the study of language and linguistics, definitions featured include:
terms used in grammatical analysis branches of linguistics from semantics to neurolinguistics approaches used in studying language from critical discourse analysis to systemic linguistics linguistic phenomena from code-switching to conversational implicature language varieties from pidgin to standard language.
This fully updated second edition includes a new introduction, a wide range of new entries (reflecting developments in linguistics) and added specialized further reading for lecturers and more advanced students.