Summary: ''The authors skillfully engage readers in doing linguistics as a kind of scientific inquiry. An elegant demonstration of the steps in identifying patterns, formulating and testing hypotheses, and offering parsimonious descriptions and explanations.'' Walt Wolfram, North Carolina State University ''Honda and O'Neil have taught linguistics at the center and on the periphery, to grade schoolers, teachers, and graduate students: always theoretical, always understandable, always useful ...show more. These unique materials show that the study of English and of every other language can be a science accessible to all.'' Nigel Fabb, University of Strathclyde ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 07
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