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Theory of language

Author: Steven Weisler; Slavoljub P Milekic
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2000.
Series: A Bradford book
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"For introductory linguistics and language courses, this text draws on topics from cognitive science to engage students in the study of the theory of language, sounds, words, sentences, and meanings, as well as language and the brain. The text surveys all levels of language, with an emphasis on grammar construction and argumentation. Along with coverage of phonics, phonology, morphology, semantics and syntax, the  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Weisler; Slavoljub P Milekic
ISBN: 0262731258 9780262731256
OCLC Number: 42061175
Notes: "A Bradford book."
Description: xiv, 344 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Sounds --
Words --
Sentences --
Meaning --
Brain and language.
Series Title: A Bradford book
Responsibility: Steven Weisler, Slavko Milekic.

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This introductory-level linguistics text develops a theoretically motivated analysis of language with an emphasis on grammar construction and argumentation. It introduces the theory of language,  Read more...

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