9780838452554

An Introduction to Language

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  • ISBN13:

    9780838452554

  • ISBN10:

    0838452558

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2003
  • Publisher: THOMSON
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Table of Contents

Preface
Map: The Major Language Families of the World
The Nature of Human Language
What is Language
Grammatical Aspects of Language
Morphology: The Worlds of Language
Syntax: The Sentence Patterns of Language
Semantics: The Meanings of Language
Phonetics: The Sounds of Language
Phonology: The Sound Patterns of Language
The Psychology and Biology of Language
First Language Acquisition
Second Language Acquisition
Language Processing: Human and Computer
Language and the Brain
Social Aspects of Language
Language in Society
Language Change: The Syllables of Time
Writing: The ABCs of Language
Animal Communications
Animal Communication
Glossary
Answers to Selected Exercises
Index
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