The Study of Language

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The Study of Language
George Yule
Type: eBook
Released: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Page Count: 340
Format: pdf
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0521765277
ISBN-13: 9780521765275
This best-selling textbook provides an engaging and user-friendly introduction to the study of language.The Study of Language Textbook Assuming no prior knowledge in the subject, Yule presents information in short, bite-sized sections, introducing the major concepts in language study - from how children learn language to why men and women speak differently, through all the key elements of language. This fourth edition has been revised and updated with twenty new sections, covering new accounts of language origins, the key properties of language, text messaging, kinship terms and more than twenty new word etymologies. To increase student engagement with the text, Yule has also included more than fifty new tasks, including thirty involving data analysis, enabling students to apply what they have learned. The online study guide offers students further resources when working on the tasks, while encouraging lively and proactive learning. This is the most fundamental and easy-to-use introduction to the study of language.

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