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by Laurie Bauer

RRP €24.10

by Author Name Laurie Bauer

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List Price:24.10
Format: Paperback, 246 x 189 x 5mm, 104pp
Publication date: 19 Mar 1998
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN-13: 9780415163989


Routledge Language Workbooks are practical introductions to specific areas of language for absolute beginners. They provide comprehensive coverage of the area as well as a basis for further study. Language Workbooks can be used for independent study or as part of a taught class. Language Workbooks: teach through 'hands-on' language analysis are written by experienced teachers in the field give a balanced insight into basic linguistic theory apply basic analytical skills to a wide range of data explain all technical concepts clearly and simply Vocabulary provides an introduction to the study of words, focusing in particualr on English words. Vocabulary : covers issues such as the power of words to influence our perceptions looks at the origins of words from English and other languages explores the relationships between the meanings and shapes of words examines the correlation of different kinds of words with different style levels uses striking and entertaining examples to make fundamental points about the words we use lays the groundwork for further study in morphology, lexical semantics, historical linguistics and lexicography.

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  • Illustrations: 12 line figures