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Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment

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Acquiring Phonology: A Cross-Generational Case-Study

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Language Production and Interpretation: Linguistics meets Cognition

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The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin


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Title: Understanding English Grammar
Subtitle: A Linguistic Approach - Second Edition
Description:

*NEW EDITION*
Understanding English Grammar presents the essentials of English structure comprehensibly to students who have had little or no opportunity to study the language, and does so within a framework derived from modern linguistic theory. Students, however, require no previous knowledge of linguistics. Through use of this book, students will gain an understanding of what is involved in the scholarly study of language and, while doing so, acquire a considerable knowledge of English grammar.

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0631232915
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 296
Prices: AUS$ 75.95

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0631232923
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 296
Prices: AUS$ 38.95