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Language Matters

Language Matters
  

Provides a non-technical introduction to the study of language. This work focuses on questions such as: Where does language come from? Why don't we all talk the same? Who needs grammar? Pitched at a level which is suitable for students with no experience of linguistics, it offers... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781403936288
Barcode 9781403936288
Published 19 April 2006 by Macmillan Education
Format Hardback, 2006 ed.
Author(s) By Bauer, Laurie
By Holmes, Janet
By Warren, Paul
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ISBN-13 9781403936288
ISBN-10 1403936285
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Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Macmillan Education
Imprint Red Globe Press
Publication Date 19 April 2006
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback, 2006 ed.
Edition 2006 ed.
Author(s) By Bauer, Laurie
By Holmes, Janet
By Warren, Paul
Category Non-Fiction (Child / Teen)
Language & Linguistics
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 280
Dimensions Width: 156mm
Height: 234mm
Spine: 18mm
Weight 577g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress Linguistics
NBS Text Linguistics
ONIX Text College/higher education;Professional and scholarly
Dewey Code 410
Catalogue Code 66985

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This book provides a non-technical introduction to the study of language. The core areas of language study are approached by focusing on questions such as: Where does language come from? Why don't we all talk the same? Who needs grammar? Pitched at a level which is suitable for students with no experience of linguistics, this lively introduction to language approaches will encourage students to think.

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Author's Bio

LAURIE BAUER is Professor and Personal Chair in the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Study, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. He is on the editorial board of Linguistics and the Yearbook of Morphology. His publications include Language Myths (with Peter Trudgill, Penguin, 1998), Morphological Productivity (Cambridge, 2001), Introducing Linguistic Morphology 2e (EUP 2003) and An Introduction to International Varieties of English (EUP 2002). JANET HOLMES is Professor and Personal Chair in the School of Linguistics and Appli

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