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Short Introduction to the Study of Language

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ISBN-10: 1781797730

ISBN-13: 9781781797730

Edition: 2019

Authors: Ellen Thompson

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A Short Introduction to the Study of Language provides an accessible and up-to-date invitation to key concepts of modern language study. Readers gain awareness of the scientific approach to language through examination of varied topics of current research interest. The book explores the following issues: How are young children, who have limited general cognitive capability, able to automatically pick up and use any language that is in their environment, quickly, easily and without effort? Do other animals have language - what about the complex communication systems of apes, bees and cephalods? What happens when an individual is raised in an environment in which they are not exposed to…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2019
Publisher: Equinox Publishing Limited
Publication date: 1/7/2019
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 180
Size: 6.10" wide x 9.17" long x 0.55" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English