Category: Linguistics

Sort

Showing 1-10 of 10

FOUNDATIONS OF GENERAL LINGUISTICS

By: Atkinson, Martin

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Unwin Hyman: 1988

Seller ID: RWARE0000033555

ISBN: 0044100051

Condition: Good


The first edition of this major introduction to linguistics rapidly establi shed itself as an important student textbook, and a reference tool for thos e who already have some acquaintance with linguistics. This second edition has been updated and revised and includes new chapters on syntax and on cur rent developments in generative grammar, as well as new material on the nat ure of language and on morphology. This book first provides a comprehensive critical review of the analytic tools and theories of linguistics and systematically surveys major concepts in phonetics, phonology, morphology,... View more info

Image for TWENTIETH-CENTURY CONCEPTIONS OF LANGUAGE: MASTERING THE METAPHYSICS MARKET

TWENTIETH-CENTURY CONCEPTIONS OF LANGUAGE: MASTERING THE METAPHYSICS MARKET

By: Botha, Rudolf

Price: ¥2,500.00

Publisher: WileyBlackwell: 1992

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000015244

ISBN: 0631181989

Condition: Very Good+/Very Good+


A tight first edition, protected in a new brodart wrapper. Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-331) nd index. View more info

ANALYZING SENTENCES: AN INTRODUCTION TO ENGLISH SYNTAX

By: Burton-Roberts, Noel

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group: 1988

Seller ID: RWARE0000045719

ISBN: 0582291364

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. View more info

THE DISCOURSE OF ADVERTISING

By: Cook, Guy

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Routledge: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000035588

ISBN: 0415041716

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. This comprehensive introduction to advertising discourse examines the language of contemporary advertising, not as an isolated object, but in complex interaction with the texts around it, with music and pictures and, importantly, with the people who make and experience it. Clearly explaining relevant theories of linguistics and poetics, each chapter ends with a series of stimulating exercises, and theoretical discussion is accompanied by examples from... View more info

AN INTRODUCTION TO DISCOURSE ANALYSIS (APPLIED LINGUISTICS AND LANGUAGE STU DY)

By: Coulthard, Margaret

Price: ¥1,800.00

Publisher: Routledge: 1985

Seller ID: RWARE0000030401

ISBN: 0582553792

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. The central concern of this book is the analysis of verbal interaction or discourse. This first six chapters report and evaluate major theoretical advances in the description of discourse. The final chapters demonstrate how the findings of discourse analysis can be used to investigate second-language teaching and first-language acquisition and to analyse literary texts. View more info

GROOMING, GOSSIP AND THE EVOLUTION OF LANGUAGE

By: Dunbar, Robin

Price: ¥1,300.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber Non Fiction: 2011

Seller ID: RWARE0000030658

ISBN: 0571173977

Condition: Very Good


Did mankind evolve unusually large brains simply in order to gossip? Primat es differ from other animals by the intensity of their social relationships , by the amount of time they spend grooming one another. Not just a matter of hygiene, grooming is all about cementing bonds, making friends and influ encing your fellow ape. Early humans, in their characteristic large groups of 150 or so, would have had to spend almost half their time in mutual groo ming. Instead, Professor Robin Dunbar argues, they evolved a more efficient mechanism: language. It seems there is nothing idle about idle chatter... View more info

INTRODUCING PHONOLOGY (HUTCHINSON UNIVERSITY LIBRARY)

By: Hawkins, Peter

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd: 1984

Seller ID: RWARE0000030402

ISBN: 0091550610

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. This recently reissued book is designed as an introductory course in phonology for students of linguistics. Reflecting the subject, the book is divided into two main parts, the first dealing with segmental phonology, and the second with suprasegmental asp. View more info

CHOMSKY

By: Lyons, John

Price: ¥200.00

Publisher: Fontana: 1971

Seller ID: RWARE0000019916

Condition: Fair


No. 2377L underlining, owners name on fep, otherwise in good condition. View more info

PERCEIVING TALKING FACES: FROM SPEECH PERCEPTION TO A BEHAVIORAL PRINCIPLE / EDITION 1

By: Massaro, Dominic W.

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: 9780262133371: 1998

Seller ID: RWARE0000034677

ISBN: 0262133377

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Pattern recognition is deemed central to cognition. It appears to follow an optimal algorithm in a wide variety of behaviors and situations. Perceiving Talking Faces proposes an invariant law of pattern recognition to describe how continuously perceived information such as speech input is processed to achieve perception of a category. The book details the author's extensive series of experiments on the use of bimodal cues in speech perception as well ... View more info

GRAMMAR (PELICAN BOOKS)

By: Palmer, Frank

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1989

Seller ID: RWARE0000045571

ISBN: 0140225072

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. View more info