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The Cambridge encyclopedia of the English language

Author: David Crystal
Publisher: Cambridge [u.a.] : Cambridge Univ. Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publ
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Superbly illustrated in colour throughout, this is the most comprehensive survey of the history, structure and worldwide use of English ever written.

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Genre/Form: Wörterbuch (Fachlexikon)
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Crystal
ISBN: 0521401798 9780521401791
OCLC Number: 231643508
Awards: Winner of British Book Design & Production Award Winter & Co Award for Excellence in Bookbinding 1996
Description: VII, 489 S. : zahlr. ill., graph. Darst., Kt
Contents: 1. Modelling English; Part I. The History of English: 2. The origins of English; 3. Old English; 4. Middle English; 5. Early Modern English; 6. Modern English; 7. World English; Part II. English Vocabulary: 8. The nature of the lexicon; 9. The sources of the lexicon; 10. Etymology; 11. The structure of the lexicon; 12. Lexical dimensions; Part III. English Grammar: 13. Grammatical mythology; 14. The structure of words; 15. Word classes; 16. The structure of sentences; Part IV. Spoken and Written English: 17. The sound system; 18. The writing system; Part V. Using English: 19. Varieties of discourse; 20. Regional variation; 21. Social variation; 22. Personal variation; Part VI. Learning about English: 23. Learning English as a mother tongue; 24. New ways of studying English; Appendices; Indexes.
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