An Introduction to Language, 4th Edition
- Victoria Fromkin
- Robert Rodman
- Nina Hyams
- Kirsten M. Hummel
- ISBN-10: 0176501193
- ISBN-13: 9780176501198
- 0 Pages | Paperback
- Previous Editions: 2006, 2001, 1997
- COPYRIGHT: 2010 Published
This classroom-tested, student-friendly text serves a broad range of students learning about language and linguistics. This revised edition provides a comprehensive, up-to-date introduction to the principal subfields of linguistics. Canadian issues, examples and research are highlighted throughout the book.
Part One: The Nature of Human Language
Chapter 1: What is Language?
Part Two: Grammatical Aspects of Language
Chapter 2: Morphology: The Words of Language
Chapter 3: Syntax: The Sentence Patterns of Language
Chapter 4: Semantics: The Meanings of Language
Chapter 5: Phonetics: The Sounds of Language
Chapter 6: Phonology: The Sound Patterns of Language
Part Three: The Psychology and Biology of Language
Chapter 7: First Language Acquisition
Chapter 8: Second Language Acquisition
Chapter 9: Psycholinguistics: Language Processing
Chapter 10: Computational Linguistics: Computer Language Processing
Chapter 11: Neurolinguistics: Language and the Brain
Part Four: Social Aspects of Language
Chapter 12: Sociolinguistics: Language in Society
Chapter 13: Language Change: The Syllables of Time
Chapter 14: Writing: The ABCs of Language
Part Five: Animal Communication
Chapter 15: Animal Communication
All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.
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The perfect way to prepare for exams and get the grade you want! This student workbook provides additional opportunities for practice and is aligned with the core textbook.