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Words in Time and Place: Exploring Language Through the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary

By David Crystal

Offers a unique view of the English language and its development, and includes witty commentary and anecdotes along the way.


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The Indo-European Controversy: Facts and Fallacies in Historical Linguistics

By Asya Pereltsvaig and Martin W. Lewis

This book "asserts that the origin and spread of languages must be examined primarily through the time-tested techniques of linguistic analysis, rather than those of evolutionary biology" and "defends traditional practices in historical linguistics while remaining open to new techniques, including computational methods" and "will appeal to readers interested in world history and world geography."


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Title: An Introduction to Psycholinguistics
Subtitle: 2nd Edition
Written By: Danny D. Steinberg
Natalia Sciarini
Description:

How do we learn to speak and understand speech? Is language unique to
humans?

Psycholinguistics is the study of language as it relates to the mind and
brain. The first edition of An Introduction to Psycholinguistics has
established itself as a popular text for this fascinating area of
linguistic study. This new edition provides students with an up-to-date,
focused and accessible introduction to the key issues and the latest
research information.


Contents
1. First Language Learning by Children
2. The Deaf and Language: Sign, Oral, Written
3. Children Raised in the Wild and Isolation
4. Reading: Fundamental Principles and Teaching
5. Animals and Language Learning
6. The Need for a Theory of Grammar
7. Current Theories of Grammar and Speech Processing
8. Relationship of Language to Thought and Culture
9. Origin of Language Knowledge
10. Language and the Brain
11. Second Language Acquisition
12. Teaching Methods and Bilingualism

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Pearson Linguistics
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BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
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Versions:
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0582505755
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 328
Prices: U.K. £ 16.99
U.S. $ 39.93