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The social art : language and its uses

Macaulay, Ronald K. S.2006
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Taking the readers on a tour through the world of languages, this book uses jokes, anecdotes, quotations, and examples to introduce readers to a range of contemporary linguistic knowledge. It covers topics, such as language acquisition, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, dialects, conversation, narrative, swearing, and many others.
Main title:
Edition:
2nd ed.
Imprint:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Collation:
xii, 244 p. : ill., 1 map ; 24 cm.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-233) and index.
ISBN:
9780195187960 (pbk)
Local class:
306.44
Language:
English
BRN:
2862822
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