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Title Contemporary linguistics : an introduction / edited by William O'Grady and John Archibald.

Published New York, NY : St. Martin's Press, [2001]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  410 CONT    AVAILABLE
Edition 4th ed. / U.S. edition prepared by Mark Aronoff and Janie Rees-Miller.
Physical description xxiv, 751 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Language: a preview / William O'Grady -- Phonetics : the sounds of language / Michael Dobrovolsky -- Phonology : the function and patterning of sounds / Michael Dobrovolsky, Ewa Czaykowska-Higgins -- Morphology : the analysis of word structure / Videa P. De Guzman, William O'Grady -- Syntax : the analysis of sentence structure / William O'Grady -- Semantics : the analysis of meaning / William O'Grady -- Historical linguistics : the study of language change / Robert Murray -- The classification of languages / Aleksandra Steinbergs -- Indigenous languages of North America / Victor Golla -- First language acquisition / William O'Grady, Sook Whan Cho -- Second language acquisition / John Archibald -- Psycholinguistics : the study of language processing / Gary Libben -- Brain and language / Gary Libben -- Language in social contexts / Marjory Meecham, Janie Rees-Miller -- Writing and language / Michael Dobrovolsky, William O'Grady -- Animal communication / Michael Dobrovolsky -- Computational linguistics / Judith Klavans.
Summary Contemporary Linguistics offer integrated and comprehensive coverage of linguistics written by experts in the field -- from phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics to cross-curricular topics such as sociolinguistics and psycholinguistics and prepares students for further work in linguistics. Its lucid and direct writing style makes even complex concepts easy to grasp, while the extensive apparatus helps students master the course material.
Other author Archibald, John.
O'Grady, William.
Aronoff, Mark.
Rees-Miller, Janie.
Subject Linguistics.
ISBN 0312247389

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