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Language By Edward Finegan

Language by Edward Finegan

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An introduction to linguistics, this text illustrates the major concepts with examples and figures from a variety of languages. This edition includes sections on computers and language within each chapter and a section on resources, providing Online addresses to visit for researching.

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Language: Its Structure and Use by Edward Finegan

Language: Its Structure and Use 3/e is the second best-selling text in the introduction-to-linguistics market, behind our own Fromkin. Each of the fifteen chapters includes detailed coverage of its major concepts, illustrated by numerous examples and figures from a wide variety of languages. Finegan is the only introductory linguistics text that is linked to a workbook (Frommer 2/e).

Table of Contents

1. Languages and Linguistics I. Language Structures; 2. Words and Their Parts: Lexicon and Morphology; 3. The Sounds of Languages: Phonetics; 4. The Sound Systems of Languages: Phonology; 5. Sentence Structures and Their Functions: Syntax; 6. Meaning in Words and Sentences: Semantics; 7. Language Universals and Language Typology II. Language Use 8. Speech Acts and Conversation: Pragmatics I; 9. Information Structure: Pragmatics II; 10. Language Variation Across Social Situations: Registers; 11. Language Variation Across Social Groups: Dialects; 12. Relationships Between Writing and Speaking III. Language Change and Language Development 13. Language Change Over Time: Historical Linguistics I; 14. The Origins of Modern English: Historical Linguistics II; 15. Acquiring First and Second Languages

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Language: Its Structure and Use by Edward Finegan
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Cengage Learning, Inc
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