Cover of: Language | R. L. Trask

About the Book

Language: The Basics provides a concise introduction to the study of language. Written in an engaging and entertaining style, it encourages the reader to think about the way language works.New features in the second edition include: a chapter on 'Language in Use' which introduces pragmatics, metaphor, speech and writing and discourse analysis a section on sign language a glossary of key terms an expanded further reading section.Language: the Basics provides an accessible overview of a fascinating subject. It is an essential book for all students and anyone who's ever been accused of splitting an infinitive.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-189) and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
400
Library of Congress
P106 .T695 1995

The Physical Object

Pagination
xv, 197 p. :
Number of pages
197

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL1117602M
Internet Archive
languagebasics0000tras
ISBN 10
0415125405, 0415125413
LC Control Number
94043768
Library Thing
349009
Goodreads
6447098
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