Synchronic English Linguistics (Textbooks in English Language and Linguistics PDF ePub eBook

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Synchronic English Linguistics (Textbooks in English Language and Linguistics free pdf This book offers a concise introduction to synchronic English linguistics. Following an introduction to language and linguistics as such, it provides detailed descriptions of the different language levels: phonetics and phonology, morphology, syntax, and meaning in language (comprising semantics and pragmatics). Furthermore, one chapter deals with constructional approaches to English grammar. The final chapter serves as an outlook on the application of linguistic theory in various domains of language use, including historical linguistics, dialectology, sociolinguistics, language acquisition and forensic linguistics. Every chapter contains specific exercises that help to rehearse the key concepts introduced in this book.

About Alexander Bergs

Alexander Bergs is Full Professor and Chair of English Language and Linguistics at the University of Osnabruck. He is the author and editor of various books and numerous articles on historical sociolinguistics, modern Scots, constructions and language change, and on English historical linguistics.

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Author : Alexander Bergs
Publisher : Peter Lang GmbH
Data Published : 17 September 2012
ISBN : 363156175X
EAN : 9783631561751
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 197 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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