An Introduction to Language

An Introduction to Language

  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Author : Victoria Fromkin
  • ISBN-10 : 9781428263925
  • Release : 2010-01-01
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
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  • Price : FREE
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Whether you are studying education, languages, psychology, anthropology, English, or teaching English as a Second Language (TESL), AN INTRODUCTION TO LANGUAGE, Ninth Edition, offers the information you need in a clear and descriptive manner that assumes no prior knowledge of linguistics. This edition retains the same blend of humor and up-to-date information that have made the text a perennial best-seller, while adding new research and exercises that render each topic fresh, engaging, and current. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

An Introduction to Language

An Introduction to Language

  • Publisher : Cengage AU
  • Author : Victoria Fromkin
  • ISBN-10 : 9780170386807
  • Release : 2017
  • Genre: Language and languages
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An Introduction to Language introduces students to the fascinating study of human language. Engagingly and clearly written, it provides an overview of the key areas of linguistics from an Australian perspective. The International Phonetic Alphabet is represented by both HCE and MD versions, allowing lecturers to use whichever IPA system they prefer. The text is divided into four sections, and chapters take students through the nature of human language, the grammatical aspects and psychology of language, finishing with language and its relation to society. Chapters have also been reworked and revised to keep all syntax up-to-date and accurate. Popular features have been retained for this ninth edition including learning objectives and margin definitions in each chapter, along with summary tables inside the covers, assisting readers to learn core concepts and terminology. To supplement student learning, An Introduction to Language continues to offer the strongest resources package in the market, giving students access to CourseMate Express with interactive audio phonemes, as well as offering a new Test Bank for instructors.

An Introduction to Second Language Acquisition Research

An Introduction to Second Language Acquisition Research

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Author : Diane Larsen-Freeman
  • ISBN-10 : 9781317869245
  • Release : 2014-09-25
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
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Understanding how people learn and fail to learn second and foreign languages is increasingly recognised as a critical social and psycholinguistic issue. Second languages are vitally important to diverse groups of people, ranging from refugees to college students facing foreign language requirements. This book provides a synthesis of empirical findings on second and foreign language learning by children and adults, emphasising the design and execution of appropriate research.

An Introduction to Language and Linguistics

An Introduction to Language and Linguistics

  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Author : Ralph Fasold
  • ISBN-10 : 9781107717664
  • Release : 2006-03-06
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
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This accessible textbook is the only introduction to linguistics in which each chapter is written by an expert who teaches courses on that topic, ensuring balanced and uniformly excellent coverage of the full range of modern linguistics. Assuming no prior knowledge the text offers a clear introduction to the traditional topics of structural linguistics (theories of sound, form, meaning, and language change), and in addition provides full coverage of contextual linguistics, including separate chapters on discourse, dialect variation, language and culture, and the politics of language. There are also up-to-date separate chapters on language and the brain, computational linguistics, writing, child language acquisition, and second-language learning. The breadth of the textbook makes it ideal for introductory courses on language and linguistics offered by departments of English, sociology, anthropology, and communications, as well as by linguistics departments.

An Introduction to Language

An Introduction to Language

  • Publisher : 清华大学出版社有限公司
  • Author : 彭宣维
  • ISBN-10 : 7302061904
  • Release : 2003
  • Genre: Language and languages
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封面责任者题:彭宣维编著

Introduction to Language Development  Second Edition

Introduction to Language Development Second Edition

  • Publisher : Plural Publishing
  • Author : Sandra Levey
  • ISBN-10 : 9781944883447
  • Release : 2017-12
  • Genre: Medical
  • Download/Read : 288
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Introduction to Language Development, Second Edition offers a highly accessible introduction to the complexities of language development. The textbook is designed for use in language acquisition courses in undergraduate and graduate speech-language pathology programs to facilitate both teaching and learning. Complex terminology and theories are explained through definitions and examples to assure that students are able to grasp the content. Within the second edition of this text, students are presented with language factors -- syntax, semantics, phonology, morphology, and pragmatics -- as well as the cognitive abilities that underlie language development. Multilingual and multicultural differences are explored throughout. Other highlights include: Within each chapter, case studies, chapter objectives, and study questions are provided to support students' understanding of the main pointsCase studies allow instructors to involve students more fully in classroom discussion, along with developing their critical thinking and problem solving skillsChapter objectives allow students to understand the scope and goals of the chapterStudy questions allow instructors to engage students in discussions of the material and assure students grasp and retain the informationTables and figures provide examples and evidence that elaborate and clarify the information presentedA comprehensive glossary of key words in each chapter helps students locate the definitions of key terms New to this edition: Updated to reflect current research throughoutExpanded focus on evidence-based practiceImproved readability through the use of boxes, explanations, and definitionsA greater number of figures and tables for deeper comprehension Disclaimer: Please note that ancillary content (such as documents, audio, and video, etc.) may not be included as published in the original print version of this book.

How Languages Work

How Languages Work

  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Author : Carol Genetti
  • ISBN-10 : 9781108470148
  • Release : 2018-11-08
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
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A fully revised introduction to language in use, containing in-depth language profiles, case studies, and online multimedia resources.

Saving Languages

Saving Languages

  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Author : Lenore A. Grenoble
  • ISBN-10 : 0521016525
  • Release : 2006
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
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A guide to language revitalization, presenting the issues and practices involved in preventing language loss.

An Introduction to Foreign Language Learning and Teaching

An Introduction to Foreign Language Learning and Teaching

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Author : Keith Johnson
  • ISBN-10 : 9781351213844
  • Release : 2017-11-22
  • Genre: Education
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An Introduction to Foreign Language Learning and Teaching provides an engaging, student-friendly guide to the field of foreign language learning and teaching. Aimed at students with no background in the area and taking a task-based approach, this book: introduces the theoretical and practical aspects of both learning and teaching; provides discussion and workshop activities throughout each chapter of the book, along with further reading and reflection tasks; deals with classroom- and task-based teaching, and covers lesson planning and testing, making the book suitable for use on practical training courses; analyses different learning styles and suggests strategies to improve language acquisition; includes examples from foreign language learning in Russian, French, and German, as well as English; is accompanied by a brand new companion website at www.routledge.com/cw/johnson, which contains additional material, exercises, and weblinks. Written by an experienced teacher and author, An Introduction to Foreign Language Learning and Teaching is essential reading for students beginning their study in the area, as well as teachers in training and those already working in the field.

Forensic Linguistics  Second Edition

Forensic Linguistics Second Edition

  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Author : John Olsson
  • ISBN-10 : 9780826493088
  • Release : 2008-05-31
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
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A revised and updated edition of John Olsson's practical introduction to Forensic Lingusitics. Provides essential reading for students and researchers approaching this branch of linguistics for the first time.