This fully updated second edition includes a new introduction, a wide range
of new entries (reflecting developments in linguistics since the book's
original release) and added specialized further reading for lecturers and
more advanced students.
A comprehensive and critical A-Z guide to the main terms and concepts used
in the study of language and linguistics, definitions featured include:
-terms used in grammatical analysis
-branches of linguistics from semantics to neurolinguistics
-approaches used in studying language from critical discourse analysis to
-linguistic phenomena from code-switching to conversational implicature
-language varieties from pidgin to standard language.