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For the Love of Language An Introduction to Linguistics

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ISBN-10: 1108701019

ISBN-13: 9781108701013

Edition: 2nd

Authors: Kate Burridge, Tonya N. Stebbins

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For the Love of Language: An Introduction to Linguistics is an engaging introduction to human language and the role of linguistics in understanding its fundamental design, acquisition and functions. Replete with case studies and examples from Australia, New Zealand and around the world, this text offers a thorough introduction to core topics, including the structure and meaning of words, the systems that organise language, strategies for learning about language, the evolution of language and the function of language as a complex social resource. The second edition includes extensive new content across the entire text, including the areas of orthography, syntax, corpus linguistics, language…    
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Book details

List price: $106.95
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/12/2019
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 680
Size: 7.48" wide x 10.04" long x 1.06" tall
Weight: 3.080
Language: English

Dr Stebbins has had a distinguished academic career as a lecturer, researcher and administrator. Among the subjects Dr Stebbins has taught for many years at the tertiary level are English Grammar and subjects on the Sociology of Language and on Bilingualism and Language Acquisition. Her online grammar learning tool Grammarpedia ( was developed to support a blended learning approach to English Grammar and has been used in Tertiary courses on English grammar since 2008. Between 2010 and 2012 Dr Stebbins led the Centre for Research on Language Diversity (CRLD) at La Trobe University. CRLD, formerly known as the Research Centre for Linguistic Typology, is one…