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The Social Origins of Language

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Presents a new theoretical framework for the origins of human language and sets key issues in language evolution in their wider context within biological and cultural evolution


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Preposition Placement in English: A Usage-Based Approach

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This is the first study that empirically investigates preposition placement across all clause types. The study compares first-language (British English) and second-language (Kenyan English) data and will therefore appeal to readers interested in world Englishes. Over 100 authentic corpus examples are discussed in the text, which will appeal to those who want to see 'real data'


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Title: Making New Words
Subtitle: Morphological Derivation in English
Written By: R. M. W. Dixon
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Description:

This book provides a detailed study of around 200 English prefixes and suffixes. Each affix is discussed in detail, with information on its origin, phonological form, stress placement, semantic range, and the roots it can be attached to. It will be a valuable text for those studying English language and linguistics from undergraduate level upwards.

Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Phonology
Semantics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780198712367
Pages: 472
Prices: U.K. £ 65

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780198712374
Pages: 472
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