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Title: English Language
Subtitle: Description, Variation and Context
Edited By: Jonathan Culpeper
Francis Katamba
Paul Kerswill
Ruth Wodak

What is the English language like, why is it like that and what do we need to know in order to study it? This wide-ranging and research-led introductory textbook provides students with the grounding in linguistics necessary to investigate these questions for themselves.

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 140394590X
ISBN-13: 9781403945907
Pages: 728
Prices: U.K. £ 23.99

Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1403945896
ISBN-13: 9781403945891
Pages: 728
Prices: U.K. £ 65.00