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How English works : a linguistic introduction / 3rd ed., Pearson new international ed

How English works : a linguistic introduction / 3rd ed., Pearson new international ed (Loan 1 times)

Material type
단행본
Personal Author
Curzan, Anne. Adams, Michael, 1945-.
Title Statement
How English works : a linguistic introduction / Anne Cruzan, Michael P. Adams.
판사항
3rd ed., Pearson new international ed.
Publication, Distribution, etc
London :   Pearson,   c2014.  
Physical Medium
ii, 561 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
ISBN
1292026529 9781292026527
Bibliography, Etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
English language --Grammar.
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300 ▼a ii, 561 p. : ▼b ill. ; ▼c 28 cm.
504 ▼a Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Contents information

Table of Contents

Section	Section Description	Page Number
1	A Language Like English	
    The Story of Aks	
    Language, Language Everywhere	
    The Power of Language	
    Name Calling	
    Judging by Ear	
    A Puzzle: What Makes Us Hear an Accent?	
    The System of Language	
    Arbitrariness and Systematicity	
    A Scholar to Know: Ferdinand de Saussure	
    Creativity	
    Grammar	
    Linguistics	
    Human Language vs. Animal Communication	
    Birds and Bees	
    Language and Society: Relevance of Brain Size	
    Chimps and Bonobos	
    Distinctive Characteristics of Human Language	
    The Process of Language Change	
    A Puzzle: Do Languages Have Families	
    Mechanics of Language Change	
    Progress or Decay?	
    Attitudes about Language Change	
    Special Focus: Evolution of Human Language	
    Summary	
    Suggested Reading	
    Exercises	
2	Language and Authority	
    Who Is in Control?	
    Language Academies	
    Language Academies	
    Language Mavens	
    Defining Standard English	
    Descriptive versus Prescriptive Grammar Rules	
    Case Study One: Double Negatives	
    Case Study Two: Ain''t	
    Case Study Three: Who/Whom	
    Spoken versus Written Language	
    A Puzzle: Which Is More Permanent	
    The Written or the Spoken Word	
    Language and Society: Are We Losing Our Memories	
    Dictionaries of English	
    The Earliest Dictionaries of English	
    The Beginnings of Modern Lexicography	
    Historical Lexicography	
    American Lexicography	
    A Question to Discuss: Should Dictionaries Ever Prescribe	
    English Grammar, Usage, and Style	
    The Earliest Usage Books	
    Prescriptive vs	
    Descriptive Tendencies in Grammars of English	
    Modern Approaches to English Usage	
    Special Focus: Corpus Linguistics	
    Origins of Corpus Linguistics	
    Corpora Linguistics in the Twenty-first Century	
    Summary	
    Suggested Reading	
    Exercises	
3	English Phonology	
    Definitions of Phonetics and Phonology	
    The Anatomy of Speech	
    The International Phonetic Alphabet	
    English Consonants	
    Stops	
    Fricatives	
    Affricates	
    A Puzzle: Does English Have Initial/¿/?	
    Nasals	
    Language Variation at Work: Who Drops Their g''s?

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