x

Our Privacy Policy has changed. By using this site, you agree to the Privacy Policy.

Concise Introduction to Linguistics

ISBN-10: 0205572383
ISBN-13: 9780205572380
Edition: 2nd 2009
List price: $80.80
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description: This student-friendly and well-balanced overview of the field of introductory linguistics pays special attention to linguistic anthropology and reveals the main contributions of linguistics to the study of human communication and how issues of  More...

what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
You could win $10,000

Get an entry for every item you buy, rent, or sell.

Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Periodic Table Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Robert's Rules of Order Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Aromatherapy Basics Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Study Tactics Online content $4.95 $1.99

Customers also bought

Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $80.80
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/20/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 8.75" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

This student-friendly and well-balanced overview of the field of introductory linguistics pays special attention to linguistic anthropology and reveals the main contributions of linguistics to the study of human communication and how issues of culture are relevant. nbsp; Its workbook format contains well-constructed exercises in every chapter thatnbsp;allow students to practicenbsp;key concepts.

The Nature of Communication
The Nature of Communication Nonhuman and Human Communication Compared Chimpanzees and Gorillas in Controlled Environments Skepticism over
Ape Language Studies
Summary
Suggested Reading
Suggested Websites
Review of Terms and Concepts
End of Chapter Questions
The Phonological Component: Phonetics Articulatory Phonetics Consonants and Vowels Syllables and Syllabic Consonants Suprasegmentals
Connected Speech
Summary
Suggested Reading
Suggested Websites
Review of Terms and Concepts
End of Chapter Exercises
The Phonological Component: Phonology The Phoneme and the Concept of Significant Differences in Sounds
Distinctive Feature Analysis Phonological Processes
The Continuous and Complex Nature of Speech
Revised Summary Suggested Reading
Suggested Websites
Review of Terms and Concepts
End of Chapter Exercises
The Morphological Component
The Morpheme Morphological Typology
How New Words Are Formed Lexical Categories
Summary
Suggested Reading
Suggested Websites
Review of Terms and Concepts
End of Chapter Exercises
Syntax Syntactic Construction Grammaticality Judgments and Ambiguity
The Constituent Structure of Sentences Phrase Structure
Rules Transformational Rules Optional and Obligatory Transformations
Summary
Suggested Reading
Suggested Websites
Review of Terms and Concepts
Semantics and Pragmatics The Meaning of Words: Lexical Semantics
The -Nyms Other Kinds of Meaning: Structural Semantics Pragmatics
Summary
Suggested Reading
Suggested Websites
Review of Terms and Concepts
Fieldwork Project
Semantics and Linguistic Anthropology Regional Dialects
African American English
Hispanic English
Contact Languages: Pidgins and Creoles Situational Dialects or Registers Gender and Language
Linguistic Anthropology Language and Nationalism
Summary
Suggested Read

×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×