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The Study of Language 6th Edition
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Table of Contents

Preface; 1. The origins of language; 2. Animals and human language; 3. The sounds of language; 4. The sound patterns of language; 5. Word-formation; 6. Morphology; 7. Grammar; 8. Syntax; 9. Semantics; 10. Pragmatics; 11. Discourse analysis; 12. Language and the brain; 13. First language acquisition; 14. Second language acquisition/learning; 15. Gestures and sign languages; 16. Written language; 17. Language history and change; 18. Regional variation in language; 19. Social variation in language; 20. Language and culture; Glossary; References; Index.

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Easy to follow, simple to understand, broad yet concise - this fundamental introduction to the study of language now includes new study questions and tasks.

About the Author

George Yule has taught linguistics at the University of Edinburgh, the University of Hawaii, the University of Minnesota and Louisiana State University.

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'As a reference and review for technical communicators, the book succeeds in bringing sufficient information about language for the technical communicator to increase user understanding.' Tom Warren, Technical Communication
'As a reference and review for technical communicators, the book succeeds in bringing sufficient information about language for the technical communicator to increase user understanding.' Tom Warren, Technical Communication

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