Language: Its Structure and Use

Language: Its Structure and Use

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LANGUAGE: ITS STRUCTURE AND USE is one of the best-selling introductory linguistics textbooks because it treats language as both a system (structure) and a social tool (use) - an approach that serves students in many disciplines, especially linguistics, English, speech communications, and education. Features such as What Do You Think and Try It Yourself prompt students to consider language in daily life and to begin thinking about analysis of language. The variety of exercises is suitable for many purposes, including a section in every chapter Especially for Educators and Future Teachers. Based on sound scholarship and framed in a clear, friendly presentation, LANGUAGE: ITS STRUCTURE AND USE, Sixth Edition, helps students understand the uniquely human trait of language. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.1982b. Language and Social Identity (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press). Hymes, Dell. 1974. Foundations in ... a€œThe Preference for Self-Correction in the Organization of Repair in Conversation, a€ Language 53:361a€”82. Schegloff anbsp;...

Title:Language: Its Structure and Use
Author:Edward Finegan
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2011-01-27


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