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Key Terms in Linguistics

Author : Howard Jackson
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Key Terms in Linguistics explains all of the terms which students of linguistics and English language are likely to encounter during their undergraduate study. The book is organized according to the modules under which linguistics is studied, starting with explanations of the terms associated with phonetics, phonology, semantics, syntax and morphology. The book also looks at specialized option courses, taken in later years of study, including socio-linguistics, applied linguistics, corpus linguistics and discourse analysis. The final section, Schools of Linguistics, outlines the major frameworks within which linguistics is studied and the linguists associated with each of them. The book also points readers towards further publications for more extensive exposition. Accessibly written, with complicated terms and concepts explained in an easy to understand way, Key Terms in Linguistics is an essential resource for students of linguistics.

Key Terms in Semantics

Author : M. Lynne Murphy
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Covers the key terms, concepts, thinkers and texts in semantics that students in linguistics and language studies will encounter.

Language and Linguistics

Author : Robert Lawrence Trask
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The fully updated second edition of this critical work includes a new introduction, a wide range of new entries and added specialised further reading for lecturers and more advanced students.

Key Concepts in Language and Linguistics

Author : Robert Lawrence Trask
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This fully updated second edition includes anew introduction, a wide range of new entries (reflecting developments in linguistics since the book's original release) and added specialized further reading for lecturers and more advanced students. A comprehensive and critical A-Z guide to the main terms and concepts used in the study of language and linguistics, definitions featured include: terms used in grammatical analysis branches of linguistics from semantics to neurolinguistics approaches used in studying language from critical discourse analysis to systemic linguistics linguistic phenomena from code-switching to conversational implicature language varieties from pidgin to standard language.

Key Terms in Systemic Functional Linguistics

Author : Christian Matthiessen
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The field of Systemic Functional Linguistics is a social semiotic approach to language pioneered by M. A. K. Halliday, which has assumed a central importance in linguistics in recent years, anchored by a growing body of work. This book details the key terms, the key thinkers and the key texts in this field in an approachable, easy to understand and accessible manner. It is authored by leading names in the field and is aimed at undergraduates and postgraduates studying linguistics and language studies.

Key Concepts in Language and Linguistics

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Key Terms in Pragmatics

Author : Nicholas Allott
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The first study of pragmatics with an introduction organised by key terms, including short biographies of key thinkers, and a list of key works for further reading.

Key Concepts of English Language and Linguistics

Author : Raffaella Picello
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Key Terms in Discourse Analysis

Author : Paul Baker
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Key Terms in Semiotics

Author : Bronwen Martin
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Provides information that a student needs when encountering semiotics for the first time or as a more advanced reader wishing to do in-depth semiotic readings. This book provides a brief historical overview of the field, an explanation of semiotic theory, key term definitions, outlines of the work of key thinkers, and key readings for students.

Psycholinguistics

Author : John Field
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This volume offers over 170 entries covering the key areas of psycholinguistics - psychological processes, first language acquisition, the nature of language, brain and language, and language disorders - and thus provides a resource for students of English language, linguistics and psychology.

Key Terms in Stylistics

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Key Terms in Syntax and Syntactic Theory

Author : Silvia Luraghi
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Key Terms in Syntax and Syntactic Theory explains all of the relevant terms which students of linguistics and English language are likely to encounter during their undergraduate study. The book includes definitions of key terms within syntax and syntactic theory, as well as outlines of the work of key thinkers in the field, including Noam Chomsky, M.A.K Halliday, Lucien Tesnière and Robert van Valin. The list of key readings is intended to direct students towards classic articles, as well providing a springboard to further study. Accessibly written, with complicated terms and concepts explained in an easy to understand way, Key Terms in Syntax and Syntactic Theory is an essential resource for students of linguistics.

Language Key Concepts in Philosophy

Author : Jose Medina
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Key Concepts in Philosophy is a series of concise, accessible and engaging introductions to the core ideas and subjects encountered in the study of philosophy. Specially written to meet the needs of students and those with an interest in, but little prior knowledge of, philosophy, these books open up fascinating, yet sometimes difficult ideas. The series builds to give a solid grounding in philosophy and each book is also ideal as a companion to further study.

Exam Prep Flash Cards for Key Terms in Corpus Linguistics

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Key Terms in Translation Studies

Author : Giuseppe Palumbo
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Key Terms in Translation Studies gives a comprehensive overview of the concepts which students of translation studies are likely to encounter during their study, whether at undergraduate or postgraduate level. The book includes definitions of key terms within the discipline, as well as outlines of the work of key thinkers in the field, including Eugene A. Nida, Gideon Toury, Hans J. Vermeer, and Lawrence Venuti. The list of key readings is intended to direct students towards classic articles, as well providing a springboard to further study. Accessibly written, with complicated terms and concepts explained in an easy to understand way, Key Terms in Translation Studies is an essential resource for students.

Post Colonial Studies The Key Concepts

Author : Bill Ashcroft
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First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Linguistics An Introduction

Author : William B. McGregor
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This is the new edition of Linguistics: An Introduction. It is a bestselling introductory textbook for all students of linguistics and language studies. This reworked edition features: -new chapters on sign languages, writing, and text and discourse -coverage of writing in electronic media -revised and updated chapters on languages of the world and psycholinguistics Firmly based around taught courses and catering to student needs, it addresses all the topics that a student will need in their study of language. With key terms, further reading, questions at the end of each chapter, exercises and key paragraphs in stand-out boxes, this is a firmly pedagogic text that takes difficult concepts and explains them in an easy to understand way. It features examples taken from a range of languages across the world. Global in its scope and comprehensive in its coverage, this is the textbook of choice for linguistics students. The book comes with a large Companion Website, also extensively revised and expanded. For lecturers and instructors, a comprehensive Answer Book is also available to go along with the questions throughout the chapters.

Key Concepts in Creative Writing

Author : Matt Morrison
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A comprehensive writers' guide to the terminology used across the creative writing industries and in the major literary movements. Packed with practical tips for honing writing skills and identifying opportunities for publication and production, it also explains the workings of publishing houses, literary agencies and producing theatres.

Key Concepts in Phonetics and Phonology

Author : Gerard O'Grady
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Key Concepts in Phonetics and Phonology is a comprehensive and up-to-date A to Z of the core areas of phonetics and phonology. If you are new to these fields, this book will be an invaluable resource for quickly familiarizing yourself with the jargon and specialist terms. Each of the 136 entries starts with a brief definition of a key concept and, where appropriate, more detail is given, along with an illustrative example. All entries are also cross-referenced to help you easily locate definitions for unfamiliar jargon. This book contains fully referenced descriptions of the key terms in phonetics, particularly articulatory phonetics, and presents the main schools of theoretical phonology. If you want to know more, the extensive bibliography included at the back of the book will suggest where you can look for information to deepen your knowledge.