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How to Study Linguistics: A Guide to Understanding Language

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How to Study Linguistics: A Guide to Understanding Language

How to Study Linguistics: A Guide to Understanding Language
Palgrave Macmillan (1998) | ISBN: 0312227221 | PDF | 20 Mb | 126 pages

This book provides an ideal introduction to those new to the subject of linguistics. It assumes no prior knowledge and is a refreshingly practical and clear guide to an often complex subject many find daunting. The book covers all the core topics of linguistic study, with chapters discussing strategies for studying phonology, syntax and semantics, as well as branches of linguistics such as sociolinguistics, stylistics and psycholinguistics
If you are new to linguistics as a subject and beginning a course at undergraduate or sixth-form level, How to Study Linguistics is the ideal introduction and companion to your studies.

· Covers all the core areas of linguistic study, with chapters discussing strategies for studying phonology, syntax and semantics
· Explores other branches of linguistics such as sociolinguistics, stylistics, and psycholinguistics
· Includes a chapter on writing linguistics essays and a detailed glossary to aid learning and revision
· Second edition includes new material designed to help the more advanced reader

How to Study Linguistics is both a guide to current ideas about linguistics and a refreshingly practical text book. It will not only develop your skills as a language student, but will also make an often complex and daunting subject easy to understand, and a pleasure to study.




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