English Linguistics - Kortmann, Bernd
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This is the completely revised, updated and enlarged 2nd edition of a classic textbook used in many English and linguistics departments in Germany for more than 20 years. It serves both as an introduction for beginners and as a companion for more advanced undergraduate and graduate students, familiarizing its readers with the major and distinctive properties of English (Standard English as well major national, regional and social varieties), including an in-depth structural comparison with German. Written in an accessible style and with many reader-friendly features (including checklists with…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
This is the completely revised, updated and enlarged 2nd edition of a classic textbook used in many English and linguistics departments in Germany for more than 20 years. It serves both as an introduction for beginners and as a companion for more advanced undergraduate and graduate students, familiarizing its readers with the major and distinctive properties of English (Standard English as well major national, regional and social varieties), including an in-depth structural comparison with German. Written in an accessible style and with many reader-friendly features (including checklists with key terms and concepts, basic and advanced exercises with solutions), the book offers a state-of-the-art-survey of the core terminology and issues of the central branches of linguistics, including an account of the major current research traditions and methodologies.

  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: J.B. Metzler
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 978-3-476-05677-1
  • 2. Aufl.
  • Seitenzahl: 303
  • Erscheinungstermin: 10. November 2020
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 15mm x 157mm x 238mm
  • Gewicht: 528g
  • ISBN-13: 9783476056771
  • Artikelnr.: 59055187
Autorenporträt
Bernd Kortmann is Professor of English Language and Linguistics at the University of Freiburg, Germany, and, since 2013, Executive Director of FRIAS (Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies). He has been long-time editor of the two international book series Topics in English Linguistics and Dialects of English as well as journal editor of English Language and Linguistics.

Inhaltsangabe
Preface.- 1. Linguistics: Major concepts and research traditions.- 2. Phonetics and phonology: On sounds and sound systems.- 3. Morphology: On the structure and formation of words.- 4. Grammar: The ground plan of English.- 5. Contrastive Linguistics: English and German.- 6. Semantics: Word and sentence meaning.- 7. Pragmatics: The study of meaning in context.- 8. Sociolinguistics: Regional and social varieties of English.- 9. Turns and trends in 21st century linguistics.- 10 General Refenrence works.- 11 Online resources and appetizers.- 12. Index.
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