Studying the English Language (Hardback)
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Studying the English Language (Hardback)

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Hardback 296 Pages / Published: 09/07/2010
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In this lively and engaging textbook, Rob Penhallurick introduces readers to the diversity and history of the English language, and to relevant contemporary and classic work in linguistics. Organised into eighteen thematic chapters, each of which can be read in one sitting, it covers topics such as the effects of dialect and accent on identity, swearing and offensive names in English, language and gender, language planning and theories about the origin of language. Chapters are full of entertaining examples, illustrations and suggestions for further reading.

This is an ideal companion for all those new to the study of the English language, and essential reading for anyone with a general interest in the subject.


Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780230200142
Number of pages: 296
Weight: 600 g
Dimensions: 216 x 138 x 24 mm
Edition: 2nd ed. 2010

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