Linguistics: An Introduction to Language and Communication

3,77 valoración promedio
( 111 valoraciones por Goodreads )
 
9780262013758: Linguistics: An Introduction to Language and Communication

This popular introductory linguistics text is unique for its integration of themes. Rather than treat morphology, phonetics, phonology, syntax, and semantics as completely separate fields, the book shows how they interact. It provides a sound introduction to linguistic methodology while encouraging students to consider why people are intrinsically interested in language--the ultimate puzzle of the human mind.

The text first treats such structural and interpretive parts of language as morphology, phonology, syntax, and semantics, then takes a cognitive perspective and covers such topics as pragmatics, psychology of language, language acquisition, and language and the brain. For this sixth edition, all chapters have been revised. New material includes updated examples, new special topics sections, and new discussions of the minimalist program, semantic minimalism, human genetic relationships and historical relationships among languages, Gricean theories, experimental pragmatics, and language acquisition.

The organization of the book gives instructors flexibility in designing their courses. Chapters have numerous subsections with core material presented first and additional material following as special topics. The accompanying workbook supplements the text with exercises drawn from a variety of languages. The goal is to teach basic conceptual foundations of linguistics and the methods of argumentation, justification, and hypothesis testing within the field. By presenting the most fundamental linguistics concepts in detail, the text allows students to get a feeling for how real work in different areas of linguistics is done.

The hardcover edition does not include a dust jacket.

"Sinopsis" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

About the Author:

The late Adrian Akmajian was Professor of Linguistics at the University of Arizona.

Richard A. Demers is Professor Emeritus of the Department of Linguistics at the University of Arizona.

Ann K. Farmer is an Information Engineer at Google.

The late Robert M. Harnish was Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Linguistics at the University of Arizona.

Review:

Linguistics: An Introduction to Language and Communication has long served as the yardstick introductory textbook to Linguistics. This new edition continues in that tradition, offering a carefully updated presentation of diverse aspects of the discipline. The text succeeds in being engaging without sacrificing conceptual sophistication or analytic accuracy, it challenges the reader without overwhelming. Its comprehensive coverage of traditional linguistic topics combined with its cognitive science perspective makes this textbook uniquely adaptable for a broad range of courses. It is to my mind the best overall single volume for making state-of-the-art linguistics accessible to the novice student.

(Steven Franks, Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures; Chair and Professor of Linguistics, Indiana University, Adrian Akmajian, Richard A. Demers, Ann K. Farmer, and Robert M. Harnish)

The 6th edition of Linguistics: An Introduction to Language and Communication is a wonderful introductory textbook for linguistics. The book is flexible enough to be used in both introductory and more advanced survey courses by including more advanced special topic sections and lengthy reference lists for the interested student. It also combines 'famous' linguistic examples (e.g., Canadian raising) in the presentation of the material and in the exercises with new and clever examples (e.g, 'Cops-ization') to give students a range of linguistic data to consider.

(Susannah Levi, Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders, New York University)

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Los mejores resultados en AbeBooks

Edición internacional
Edición internacional

1.

Adrian Akmajian
ISBN 10: 0262013754 ISBN 13: 9780262013758
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 5
Edición internacional
Librería
PRIORITY BOOKS
(springfield, VA, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Softcover Book, New Condition, Fast Shipping. Ready in Stock. 6th Edition. [Please Read Carefully Before Buying], This Is An International Edition. Printed In Black and White. 648 pages, Book Cover And ISBN No May Be Different From US Edition. Restricted Sales Disclaimer Wordings Not For Sales In USA And Canada May Be Printed On The Cover Of The Book. Standard Shipping 7-14 Business Days. Expedited Shiping 4-8 Business Days. ***WE DO NOT ENTERTAIN BULK ORDERS.*** The Books May Be Ship From Overseas For Inventory Purpose. Nº de ref. de la librería 333036

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 21,95
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,43
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío
Edición internacional
Edición internacional

2.

Adrian Akmajian
ISBN 10: 0262013754 ISBN 13: 9780262013758
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 5
Edición internacional
Librería
Nick Book House
(fresno, CA, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. New, Softcover International Edition, Printed in Black and White, Only USPS Media mail Shipping ONLY, Different ISBN, Same Content As US edition, Book Cover may be Different, in English Language. Nº de ref. de la librería 16270

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 22,87
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,43
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

3.

Akmajian, Adrian, Demers, Richard A., Fa
Editorial: The MIT Press (2010)
ISBN 10: 0262013754 ISBN 13: 9780262013758
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 1
Librería
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción The MIT Press, 2010. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110262013754

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 102,28
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 2,57
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío