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Title: The English Language and Linguistics Companion
Written By: Geoffrey Finch
Keith Allan
Julie Bradshaw
Georgina Heydon
URL: http://www.palgrave.com/products/title.aspx?pid=275279
Series Title: Palgrave Student Companions Series
Description:

A one-stop student resource covering all aspects of studying language and linguistics from the core topics, terms and concepts of the subject to study skills and career pathways. The companion provides a gateway to wider and more specialist reading and will be an essential resource for students to turn to time and time again.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English

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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1403989710
ISBN-13: 9781403989710
Pages: 384
Prices: U.K. £ 20.99