Study of Language

ISBN-10: 0521749220

ISBN-13: 9780521749220

Edition: 4th 2010 (Revised)

Authors: George Yule
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Description: This text provides an introduction to the study of language, including the origins of language, the development of writing, animals and human language, sounds and sound patterns and language and the brain.

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List price: $70.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 3/4/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 338
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

George Yule has taught Linguistics at the Universities of Edinburgh, Hawaii, Louisiana State and Minnesota. He is the author of a number of books, including Discourse Analysis (with Gillian Brown, 1983) and Pragmatics (1996).

The origins of language
Animals and human language
The sounds of language
The sound patterns of language
Discourse analysis
Language and the brain
First language acquisition
Second language acquisition/learning
Gestures and sign languages
Language history and change
Language and regional variation
Language and social variation
Language and culture
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