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How English Works - 3rd edition

How English Works (ISBN10: 0205032281; ISBN13: 9780205032280)
ISBN13: 978-0205032280
ISBN10: 0205032281

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0205032303
ISBN10: 0205032303

Summary:

A major introductory language/linguistics textbook written specifically for English and Education majors, this book is an engaging introduction to the structure of English, general theories in linguistics, and important issues in sociolinguistics.

This accessible text provides more extensive coverage of issues of particular interest to English and Educat

ion majors. Tapping into our natural curiosity about language, it invites all students to connect academic linguistics to everyday use of the English language and to become active participants in the construction of linguistic knowledge.

The second edition provides updated examples of language change-including new slang and other word coinages, grammatical developments, and sound changes-as well as new research findings on American dialects, language acquisition, language evolution, eggcorns, English and the Internet, and much more.

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Summary:

A major introductory language/linguistics textbook written specifically for English and Education majors, this book is an engaging introduction to the structure of English, general theories in linguistics, and important issues in sociolinguistics.

This accessible text provides more extensive coverage of issues of particular interest to English and Education majors. Tapping into our natural curiosity about language, it invites all students to connect academic linguistics to everyday use of the English language and to become active participants in the construction of linguistic knowledge.

The second edition provides updated examples of language change-including new slang and other word coinages, grammatical developments, and sound changes-as well as new research findings on American dialects, language acquisition, language evolution, eggcorns, English and the Internet, and much more.

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Edition/Copyright: 3RD 12
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Longman, Inc.
Published: 02/09/2011
International: No

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