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The Social Origins of Language

By Daniel Dor

Presents a new theoretical framework for the origins of human language and sets key issues in language evolution in their wider context within biological and cultural evolution


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Preposition Placement in English: A Usage-Based Approach

By Thomas Hoffmann

This is the first study that empirically investigates preposition placement across all clause types. The study compares first-language (British English) and second-language (Kenyan English) data and will therefore appeal to readers interested in world Englishes. Over 100 authentic corpus examples are discussed in the text, which will appeal to those who want to see 'real data'


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Title: Review of G. Yule (2006) The Study of Language (3rd Edition) and R. W. Fasold & J. Connor-Linton (eds.) (2006) An Introduction to Language and Linguistics
Paper URL: http://www.sil.org.8090/silebr/2009/silebr2009-019
Author: Steve Nicolle
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Institution: Africa International University
Linguistic Field: Discipline of Linguistics
Abstract: Both books show that linguistics can be exciting, without trivializing issues.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
Publication Info: SIL Electronic Book Reviews
URL: http://www.sil.org.8090/silebr/2009/silebr2009-019


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