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English linguistics : a coursebook for students of English

Author: Thomas Herbst; Walter de Gruyter & Co.
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : De Gruyter Mouton, ©2010.
Series: De Gruyter textbook.
Edition/Format:   eBook : 3.5 in. disc : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book introduces the reader to the central areas of English linguistics. The main sections are: the English language and linguistics - sounds - meaning-carrying units - sentences: models of grammar - meaning - utterances - variation. Notably, the book is written from a foreign student's perspective of the English language, i.e. aspects relevant to foreign language teaching receive particular attention. A great  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Herbst, Thomas, 1953-
English linguistics.
Berlin ; New York : De Gruyter Mouton, ©2010
(DLC) 2010017332
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Herbst; Walter de Gruyter & Co.
ISBN: 9783110215489 3110215489 1283398443 9781283398442
OCLC Number: 710790467
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 368 pages : illustrations
Contents: Frontmatter; Contents; Preface; 1. Facts about English; 2. Principles of modern linguistics; 3. Language, intuition and corpora; 4. The sounds of English: phonetics; 5. Phonology; 6. Phonetic "reality"; 7. Contrastive aspects of phonetics and phonology; 8. Morphology; 9. Word formation; 10. Phraseology; 11. Syntax: traditional grammar; 12. Valency theory and case grammar; 13. Theories of grammar and language acquisition; 14. Semantics: meaning, reference and denotation; 15. Meaning relations; 16. Ways of describing meaning; 17. Pragmatics; 18. Texts; 19. Variation in language.
Series Title: De Gruyter textbook.
Responsibility: by Thomas Herbst.

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Presents an introduction to central areas of English linguistics. This book consists of six large sections: language and linguistics - sounds - words - sentences - utterances - applied linguistics.  Read more...

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