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Meaning in English: An Introduction to Language Study

Meaning in English: An Introduction to Language Study (Paperback)

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This accessible and lively introduction to semantics and the multi-faceted nature of language guides the student and non-specialist through the major ways in which the English language makes meaning. The author discusses the meaning of linguistic units at all levels of language, from sound to discourse, while studying also the role of theories and models themselves in helping us to understand human linguistic behaviour. Through examples and exercises, readers are encouraged to think through and evaluate complex ideas and theories for themselves.

Languages with Grant & CutlerLinguisticsHistorical & comparative linguisticsLanguages with Grant & CutlerLinguisticsSemantics Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Publication Date: 20/05/1998 ISBN-13: 9780333659168  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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LESLEY JEFFRIES is Principal Lecturer in the Division of English, University of Huddersfield. Her writing on stylistics and critical linguistics includes The Language of Twentieth-Century Poetry.

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