Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language

ISBN-10: 0521559677

ISBN-13: 9780521559676

Edition: 2nd 1997 (Revised)

Authors: David Crystal

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This second edition of The Cambridge Encylopedia of Language presents much new information and introduces the subject of language to a fresh generation of students and general readers.
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List price: $40.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 2/13/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 488
Size: 9.00" wide x 10.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.290
Language: English

Popular Ideas about Language
The prescriptive tradition
The equality of languages
The magic of language
The functions of language
Language and thought
Language and Identity
Physical identity
Psychological identity
Geographical identity
Ethnic and national identity
Social identity
Contextual identity
Stylistic identity and literature
The Structure of Language
Linguistic levels
Typology and universals
The statistical structure of language
Discourses and text
The Medium of Language: Speaking and Listening
The anatomy and physiology of speech
The acoustics of speech
The instrumental
Speech reception
Speech interaction with machines
The sounds of speech
The linguistic use of sound
Sound symbolism
The Medium of Language: Writing and Reading
Written and spoken language
Graphic expression
The process of reading and writing
The Medium of Language: Signing and Seeing
Sign language
Sign language structure
Types of sign language
Child Language Acquisition
Investigating children's language
The first year
Phonological development
Grammatical development
Semantic development
Pragmatic development
Language development in school
Language, Brain and Handicap
Language and the brain
Language handicap
The Languages of the World
How any languages?
How many speakers?
The origins of language
Families of languages
The Indo-European family
Other families
Language isolates
Language change
Pidgins and creoles
Language in the World
The language barrier
Translating and interpreting
Artificial languages
World languages
Language planning
Foreign language learning and teaching
Language for special purposes
Language and Communication
Language and other communication systems
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