Featured Linguist!

Jost Gippert: Our Featured Linguist!

"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



Donate Now | Visit the Fund Drive Homepage

Amount Raised:

$34168

Still Needed:

$40832

Can anyone overtake Syntax in the Subfield Challenge ?

Grad School Challenge Leader: University of Washington


Publishing Partner: Cambridge University Press CUP Extra Publisher Login
amazon logo
More Info


New from Oxford University Press!

ad

What is English? And Why Should We Care?

By: Tim William Machan

To find some answers Tim Machan explores the language's present and past, and looks ahead to its futures among the one and a half billion people who speak it. His search is fascinating and important, for definitions of English have influenced education and law in many countries and helped shape the identities of those who live in them.


New from Cambridge University Press!

ad

Medical Writing in Early Modern English

Edited by Irma Taavitsainen and Paivi Pahta

This volume provides a new perspective on the evolution of the special language of medicine, based on the electronic corpus of Early Modern English Medical Texts, containing over two million words of medical writing from 1500 to 1700.


Book Information

   
Sun Image

Title: Analytical Linguistics
Written By: Yemi Ogunsiji
Farinde Raifu Olanrewaju
Series Title: LINCOM Coursebooks in Linguistics 16
Description:

New edition

Analytical Linguistics is a unique attempt to adapt the current state of
research in linguistics to the imperatives of human interactions. One of
the deficiencies of some books is the neglect of application of the
concepts they explain. Being aware of this, the authors have carefully
packaged the book to include other theoretical and practical issues. The
book has two main parts: the first part is made up of eleven chapters
(including the introduction). In this section, topics related to the main
levels of linguistic analysis: lexis, phonetics and phonology, semantics,
and syntax, are explicated with ample and appropriate illustrates.

The second part investigates the link between them. Some of the chapters in
this section equally critically examine the borders of linguistics with
some neighbouring disciplines. The various chapters are presented in simple
but not simplistic language. This style makes the book reader-friendly. A
merit of this book is its unambiguous differentiation of seemingly similar
concepts. It is clearly an articulate and analytic presentation of language
and the roles it plays in human communication. It is a useful and
meaningful contribution to scholarship. Students in Universities,
polytechnics and Colleges of education will definitely find it a good
companion.

Contents:
Foreword.
Preface.
Introduction Language: Its Nature and Characteristics,
1. Introductory Phonectics and Phonology
2. Constrative Linguistics
3. Lexis and Semantics
4. Pragmatics
5. Discourse Analysis
6. Stylistics
7. Grammar
8. English Grammar in Effective Writing Skills
9. Communicative Competence and the Role of English as a Second Language in
Nigeria
10. Primary English Curriculum and Methods
11. English and Literature Teaching Methods. Sample Analyses.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
Review: Not available for review. If you would like to review a book on The LINGUIST List, please login to view the AFR list.
BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Issue: All announcements sent out by The LINGUIST List are emailed to our subscribers and archived with the Library of Congress.
Click here to see the original emailed issue.

Versions:
Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783895869280
Pages: 364
Prices: Europe EURO 70.50