Solving Language Problems: From General to Applied Linguistics

Author:   Dr R.R.K. Hartmann ,  Aiden Cahill ,  Diane Davies ,  Steven Dodd
Publisher:   University of Exeter Press
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9780859894845


Pages:   204
Publication Date:   01 March 1996
Format:   Paperback
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This overview of the key areas in linguistics is designed as an introductory text for those following university courses in the field. It includes chapters on phonetics and phonology, transformational-generative grammar, discourse, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, language teaching and testing, lexicography, and computers in applied linguistics.

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Author:   Dr R.R.K. Hartmann ,  Aiden Cahill ,  Diane Davies ,  Steven Dodd
Publisher:   University of Exeter Press
Imprint:   University of Exeter Press
Dimensions:   Width: 14.80cm , Height: 2.40cm , Length: 21.60cm
Weight:   0.510kg
ISBN:  

9780859894845


ISBN 10:   0859894843
Pages:   204
Publication Date:   01 March 1996
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction - from general to applied linguistics, Aiden Cahill & Reinhard Hartmann; phonetics & phonology, Steven Dodd & Jon Mills; transformational-generative grammar & its relevance to other language-related fields, Mersedeh Proctor; systematic grammar & the description of English, Steven Dodd; aspects of lexical semantics, Rufus Gouws; what marks language as discourse? from prose to poetry, Mersedeh Proctor; psycholinguistics - the study of language acquisition & its use, Aiden Cahill; sociolinguistics and the pragmatics of teaching, Mike O'Rourke; orientations in language teaching and testing, Diane Davies; lexicography as an applied linguistics discipline, Reinhard Hartmann; computers in applied linguistics, Jon Mills.

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This book combines an analysis of current problem-based issues with a reliable survey of the basic points in modern linguistics, making it a valuable guide in applied linguistics. (The Journal of Indo-European Studies, 1998)


This book combines an analysis of current problem-based issues with a reliable survey of the basic points in modern linguistics, making it a valuable guide in applied linguistics. -The Journal of Indo-European Studies, 1998


Author Information

R.R.K. HARTMANN is Director of the MA/Diploma Course in Applied Linguistics and Reader in Applied Linguistics at the Department of Linguistics, University of Exeter. He is a co-author of a Dictionary of Language and Linguistics (1972), editor of several lexicographical books, founding Secretary and former President of EURALEX, as well as editorial adviser to all the major lexicographical periodicals and series in Europe.

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