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Title: Sprachwissenschaft [Linguistics - A Reader]
Subtitle: Ein Reader
Edited By: Ludger Hoffmann
Series Title: De Gruyter Studium

This is a new Edition of a previously published book.

The book contains classic and introductory texts to the core areas of
linguistics, for example by Humboldt, de Saussure, Bloomfield, B├╝hler,
Wittgenstein, Chomsky, Austin, Grice, Tomasello and others. Introductory
texts provide an overview followed by transcripts and exercises for practice.
The book provides a good introduction to the fundamentals of linguistics and
is an ideal resource for exam preparation and for gaining an in-depth
understanding of the subject. It is now available in a third, updated and
expanded edition. The didactic orientation has been strengthened to meet the
needs of Bachelor students.

- Introduction to the fundamentals of linguistics
- Contains transcripts, exercises and data for practice
- Suitable for Bachelor students
- Third, updated and expanded edition

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110226300
Pages: 951
Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783110226294
Pages: 951
Prices: Europe EURO 39.95