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Title: English Linguistics
Subtitle: 2., aktualisierte Auflage 2012
Written By: Christian Mair
Series Title: bachelor-wissen

This book is a compact and easy-to-use introduction to English linguistics

- is tailored to the needs of students of English at German, Austrian and
Swiss universities,

- contains graded exercises to motivate students to carryout independent
research, and

- bridges the gap between linguistics and the literary and cultural-studies
components of the typical BA in English Studies, 'English Linguistics' goes
beyond the usual introduction in offering accompanying web resources which
provide additional material and multi-media illustration

For this second edition the references and web-links have been updated.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Narr Francke Attempto Verlag GmbH + Co. KG
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
General Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783823366911
Pages: 262
Prices: Europe EURO 16.99