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Title: Projects in Linguistics and Language Studies, Third Edition
Written By: Alison Wray
Aileen Bloomer
URL: http://www.hoddereducation.co.uk/Title/9781444145366/Projects_in_Linguistics_and_Language_Studies_Th
Description:

"Projects in Linguistics and Language Studies", Third Edition, is your
essential guide when embarking on a research project in linguistics or English
language.

It is clearly divided into the subject areas that most appeal to you as a
student: psycholinguistics; first- and second-language acquisition; structure
and meaning; sociolinguistics; language and gender; accents and dialects;
and the history of English. New chapters on researching computer-mediated
communication (CMC) and on preparing and delivering oral presentations are
also included.

It offers practical advice on identifying a topic, making background reading
more effective, planning and designing a project, collecting and analysing
data, writing up and presenting findings.

With over 350 project ideas that you can use directly or adapt to suit different
contexts and interests, and with chapters on how to reference effectively and
how to avoid plagiarism, this third edition of "Projects in Linguistics and
Language Studies" is a reference guide that you will use again and again
during your studies.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Hodder Education
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781444145366