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An Introduction to Linguistics
Linguistics is the study of how language and communication works. It became popular in the 20th century, particularly in the latter half after WWII. Because of the Army's reliance on translators for many languages during the war, it funded and indeed... More »
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Introduction to Linguistics - MIT OpenCourseWare

This course studies what is language and what does knowledge of a language consist of. It asks how do children learn languages and is language unique to ...

Linguistics 101: An Introduction to the Study of Language

Introduction to Linguistics: a scientific approach to human language.
Welcome to the wide world of linguistics and languages, foreign and native. To break it down, I've chosen a few interesting and relevant topics from those listed previously—phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics—as well as other topics specific to the Italian lang... More »
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Miracles of Human Language: An Introduction to Linguistics ...

Miracles of Human Language: An Introduction to Linguistics from Universiteit Leiden. Everywhere, every day, everybody uses language. There is no human ... Linguistics: An Introduction to Linguistic Theory ... Linguistics: An Introduction to Linguistic Theory (9780631197119): Bruce Hayes, Susan Curtiss, Anna Szabolcsi, Tim Stowell, Edward Stabler, ... to Linguistics&v=Goq_qIKojTU
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The field of scholarship that tries to answer the question "How does language work?" is called linguistics, and the scholars who study it are called linguists.

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Q: An Introduction to Linguistics.
A: Theoretical. This branch of linguistics seeks to describe theories about the aspects of language that apply universally and their basic workings in language. No... Read More »
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A: I recommend you to read this book: Aitchison, J. 2003. 'Teach yourself linguistics'. It is a book that gives you short introduction of all subjects covered in l... Read More »
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A: I stumbled upon Neuro Linguistic Programming that has become so popular these days and as I pored over books and articles on the matter, I have come to deduce t... Read More »
Q: Which linguist & anthropologist wrote Language: an introduction t...
A: The noted linguist & anthropologist Edward Sapir wrote 'Language: An Introduction to the Study of Speech' in 1921. Known for his work with Benjamin Whorf Read More »
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