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Invitation to linguistics

Mario Pei

Invitation to linguistics

a basic introduction to the science of language.

by Mario Pei

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City .
Written in English


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An Invitation to Cognitive Science provides a point of entry into the vast realm of cognitive science, offering selected examples of issues and theories from many of its subfields. All of the volumes in the second edition contain substantially revised and as well as entirely new chapters/5(9). An Invitation to Cognitive Science provides a point of entry into the vast realm of cognitive science, offering selected examples of issues and theories from many of its subfields. All of the volumes in the second edition contain substantially revised and as well as entirely new chapters.

His other books included Languages for War and Peace (), A Dictionary of Linguistics (written with Frank Gaynor, ), All About Language (), Invitation to Linguistics: A Basic Introduction to the Science of Language (), and Weasel Words: Saying What . This short book is two books in one. First, it is a genuinely introductory introduction to the main concepts of Systemic Functional Grammar (SFG) for the 21st century. Drawing on recent research, it focusses on the structure of the clause in English, bringing out clearly the 'multifunctional' nature of language, and the way in which structures are the result of 'choices .

Books shelved as historical-linguistics: Historical Linguistics: An Introduction by Lyle Campbell, The Horse, the Wheel, and Language: How Bronze-Age Rid. Objective Cognitive Linguistics presents a forum for linguistic research of all kinds on the interaction between language and cognition. The journal focuses on language as an instrument for organizing, processing and conveying information. Cognitive Linguistics is a peer-reviewed journal of international scope and seeks to publish only works that represent a significant .


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