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ISBN-13 9780137019434ISBN-10 0137019432
Print: 
ISBN-10 0-13-715204-3ISBN-13 978-0-13-715204-9
Author(s): Frank Parker; Kathryn Riley
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
Copyright year: © 2010 Pages: 360
Description

Linguistics for Non-Linguists, Fourth Edition,is a highly readable introductory text that presents students with the basic elements of linguistics in a clear and concise style that any beginner will understand.

This newly revised edition continues to expand on the success of earlier editions, taking a subject that is generally considered quite complicated and making it accessible to virtually anyone who requires a basic understanding of linguistics. The authors illustrate major concepts in an easy-to-read style, giving students and specialists in language-related fields an introduction to the essential principles and methods of linguistic theory. Non-linguistics majors will also find this book user-friendly, with a wealth of exercises and references interspersed throughout to help reinforce concepts.

Specialists in language-related fields, including Speech-Language Pathology, Experimental Phonetics, Communication, Education, Psychology, and English as a Second Language, will find this text a must-have reference for all courses.

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