LINGUIST List 21.3183

Thu Aug 05 2010

Books: Applied Linguistics: Brinton, Brinton

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        1.    Paul Peranteau, The Linguistic Structure of Modern English: Brinton, Brinton

Message 1: The Linguistic Structure of Modern English: Brinton, Brinton
Date: 04-Aug-2010
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: The Linguistic Structure of Modern English: Brinton, Brinton
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Title: The Linguistic Structure of Modern English Published: 2010 Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=Z%20156

Author: Laurel J. Brinton Author: Donna M. Brinton Electronic: ISBN: 9789027288240 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 105.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027288240 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 158.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027211712 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 158.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027211712 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 105.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027211712 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 111.30
Paperback: ISBN: 9789027211729 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 33
Paperback: ISBN: 9789027211729 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 49.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9789027211729 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 34.98
Abstract:

New Edition

This text is for advanced undergraduate and graduate students interested incontemporary English, especially those whose primary area of interest isEnglish as a second language, primary or secondary-school education,English stylistics, theoretical and applied linguistics, or speech pathology.The emphasis is on empirical facts of English rather than any particulartheory of linguistics; the text does not assume any background in language orlinguistics. In this newly revised edition numerous example sentences aretaken from the Corpus of Contemporary American English. A full glossary ofkey terms, an additional chapter on pedagogy and new sections on cognitivesemantics and politeness have been added. Other changes include:completely updated print references; web links to sites of special interestandrelevance; and a revised, reader-friendly layout. A companion website thatincludes a complete workbook with self-testing exercises and acomprehensive list of web links accompanies the book. The website can befound at the following address:http://dx.doi.org/10.1075/z.156.workbook

Students completing the text and workbook will acquire: a knowledge of thesound system of contemporary English; an understanding of the formation ofEnglish words; a comprehension of the structure of both simple and complexsentence inEnglish; a recognition of complexities in the expression of meaning; anunderstanding of the context and function of use upon the structure of thelanguage; and an appreciation of the importance of linguistic knowledge to theteaching of English to first and second-language learners.Laurel J. Brinton is Professor of English Language at the University ofBritishColumbia.

Donna M. Brinton is Senior Lecturer in TESOL at the University of SouthernCalifonia's Rossier School of Education.

The Linguistic Structure of Modern English is a revised edition of TheStructure of Modern English by Laurel J. Brinton (2000)(http://benjamins.com/catalog/z.94).

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English (eng)
Written In: English (eng )

See this book announcement on our website: http://linguistlist.org/pubs/books/get-book.cfm?BookID=49674



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