Linguistics For Dummies

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The fascinating, fun, and friendly way to understand the sciencebehind human language

Linguistics is the scientific study of human language.Linguistics students study how languages are constructed, how theyfunction, how they affect society, and how humans learn language.From understanding other languages to teaching computers tocommunicate, linguistics plays a vital role in society.Linguistics For Dummies tracks to a typical college-levelintroductory linguistics course and arms you with the confidence,knowledge, and know-how to score your highest.

  • Understand the science behind human language
  • Grasp how language is constructed
  • Score your highest in college-level linguistics

If you're enrolled in an introductory linguistics course orsimply have a love of human language, Linguistics ForDummies is your one-stop resource for unlocking the science ofthe spoken word.

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About the author

Strang Burton is a linguist with the Stolo nation and has taught linguistics at a number of universities. Rose-Marie Déchaine and Eric Vatikiotis-Bateson are professors of linguistics at the University of British Columbia.

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Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
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Published on
Feb 8, 2012
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Pages
384
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ISBN
9781118101599
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Language
English
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Genres
Language Arts & Disciplines / General
Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / General
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