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Communication Accommodation Theory

Edited by Howard Giles

Most people modify their ways of speaking, writing, texting, and e-mailing, and so on, according to the people with whom they are communicating. This fascinating book asks why we 'accommodate' to others in this way, and explores the various social consequences arising from it.


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Query:   English Roots within English Words/Completion Summary
Author:  Jack Williams
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Historical Linguistics
Lexicography

Summary:   I AM DOING RESEARCH ON ENGLISH ROOTS AND SEMEMES. I WAS AWARE OF BOOKS ON
LATIN ROOTS OF ENGLISH WORDS; GREEK ROOTS; IDE ROOTS, ETC. BUT I HAD NOT
SEEN ANY BOOKS LISTING ENGLISH ROOTS WITHIN ITS OWN LANGUAGE.

THREE RECOMMENDATIONS WERE PROVIDED IN THE SURVEY. ONE OF WHICH WAS
DIRECTLY RELEVANT.

NORMAN BIRD, 1990, A FIRST HANDBOOK OF THE ROOTS IN EENGLISH, ST. HELIER
(JERSEY): LAPINE EDUCATION & LANGUAGE SERVICES, PP.11-107 'THE GERMANIC
ROOTS'
RECOMMENDED BY MAX WHEELER, MAXW@COGS.SUSX.AC.UK

CALVERT WATKINS, 1985. THE AMERICAN HERITAGE DICTIONARY OF INDO-EUROPEAN
ROOTS. HOUGHTON MIFFLIN: BOSTON.
RECOMMENDED BY TERRY POTTER,
GT1704@EXMAIL.USMA.ARMY.MIL

LL Issue: 10.655
Date Posted: 04-May-1999
Original Query: Read original query