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Language in the Real World An Introduction to Linguistics

ISBN-10: 0415774683

ISBN-13: 9780415774680

Edition: 2010

Authors: Susan J. Behrens, Judith A. Parker

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List price: $60.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 3/25/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 392
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Alternate Contents
Acknowledgments
Contributors
Introduction
Language, Education, and Cultural Change
Language Variation: Students and Teachers Reflect on Accents and Dialects
Speech Communities: Language as a Mediator of Messages and Perceptions
Teaching Pronunciation: Using Phonology in the ESL and Foreign Language Classroom
Literature, Translation, and Computers
Lexicography: What Dictionaries Reveal about Language and Dictionary Makers
Text Translation: Approaching Otherness
Machine Translation: The Challenge of Ambiguity
The N-Word, the F-Word, and All that Jazz: Race, Sex, and Transgressive Language in Contemporary American Literature and Popular Culture
Language, Power, and Identity
Language, Power, and Sexual Assault: Women's Voices on Rape and Social Change
Gender, Language, and Power: Surname or Surname?
Linguistics as a Forensic Science: The Case of Author Identification
Forms of Language and Communication
First Language Acquisition: Developing Native Linguistic Competence
ASL: A Visual Language
Animal Communication: The �Language� of Honey Bees
Language and Communication Science
Communication Disorders: A Personal Perspective
Analyzing Narratives: An Example of Cross-Cultural Research Methods
Neurolinguistics and Psycholinguistics: Contributions to Understanding Healthy Aging and Dementia
Language of Children with Autism: The Two Worlds Underlying Verbal Communication
Glossary
Index