This bestselling textbook offers a fascinating and ordinary advent to the research of language. Assuming no previous wisdom of the topic, xmas offers details in bite-sized sections, basically explaining the main thoughts in linguistics via all of the key parts of language. This 6th version has been revised and up to date all through, with vast alterations made to the chapters on phonetics, grammar and syntax, and the addition of 30 new figures and tables and eighty new examine questions. to extend scholar engagement and to foster problem-solving and significant considering talents, the ebook additionally contains 20 new initiatives. An improved and revised on-line research advisor presents scholars with extra assets, together with solutions and tutorials for all projects, whereas encouraging vigorous and proactive studying. this can be the main primary and easy-to-use advent to the examine of language.

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