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Linguistics : an introduction / Andrew Radford... [et al.]

Coauthor Radford, Andrew Country Reino Unido. Edition 2nd ed Publication Cambridge : Cambridge University, 2009 Description XV, 433 p. : il. ; 25 cm ISBN 978-0-521-61478-8 CDU 801
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Monografia Biblioteca Vitor Aguiar e Silva
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Written by a team based at one of the world's leading centres for linguistic teaching and research, the second edition of this highly successful textbook offers a unified approach to language, viewed from a range of perspectives essential for students' understanding of the subject. Using clear explanations throughout, the book is divided into three main sections: sounds, words, and sentences. In each, the foundational concepts are introduced, along with their application to the fields of child language acquisition, psycholinguistics, language disorders, and sociolinguistics, giving the book a unique yet simple structure that helps students to engage with the subject more easily than other textbooks on the market. This edition includes a completely new section on sentence use, including an introduction and discussion of core areas of pragmatics and conversational analysis; coverage of sociolinguistic topics, introducing communities of practice; a wealth of new exercise material and updated further reading.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction
  • Part I Sounds
  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 Sounds and suprasegmentals
  • 3 Sound variation
  • 4 Sound change
  • 5 Phonemes, syllables and phonological processes
  • 6 Child phonology
  • 7 Processing sounds
  • Part II Words
  • 8 Introduction
  • 9 Word classes
  • 10 Building words
  • 11 Morphology across languages
  • 12 Word meaning
  • 13 Children and words
  • 14 Lexical processing and the mental lexicon
  • 15 Lexical disorders
  • 16 Lexical variation and change
  • Part III Sentences
  • 17 Introduction
  • 18 Basic terminology
  • 19 Sentence structure
  • 20 Empty categories
  • 21 Movement
  • 22 Syntactic variation
  • 23 Sentence meanings and Logical Form
  • 24 Children's sentences
  • 25 Sentence processing
  • 26 Syntactic disorders
  • 27 Using sentences

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