The Resource Introduction to English Linguistics, (electronic resource)

Introduction to English Linguistics, (electronic resource)

Label
Introduction to English Linguistics
Title
Introduction to English Linguistics
Title variation
Mouton Textbook
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This highly successful textbook introduces university students to English linguistics, with a hands-on didactic orientation. It covers the core areas of structural linguistics, with extensions to historical linguistics, sociolinguistics and psycholinguistics. The updated third edition contains a new chapter that presents modern empirical research methods in the form of exemplary small-scale studies
Member of
Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
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Plag, Ingo
Dewey number
420
Language note
English
LC call number
PE1106
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Arndt-Lappe, Sabine
  • Braun, Maria
  • Schramm, Mareile
Series statement
Mouton Textbook
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  • English language -- Grammar
  • English language
  • Linguistics
  • English Language
  • English
  • Languages & Literatures
Label
Introduction to English Linguistics, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Table of contents; Preface to the first edition; Preface to the second edition; Preface to the third edition; Abbreviations and notational conventions; Introduction: what this book is about and how it can be used; 1 The sounds: phonetics; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Spelling vs. pronunciation: the representation of speech sounds; 1.3 Producing sounds; 1.3.1 The nature of speech sounds; 1.3.2 The vocal tract; 1.4 How sounds differ from each other: the classification of speech sounds; 1.4.1 The classification of consonants; 1.4.2 The classification of vowels; 1.5 Conclusion; Further reading
  • Exercises2 The sound system: phonology; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Introducing order into the chaos: the phoneme; 2.3 The key to finding the order; 2.3.1 Minimal pairs; 2.3.2 Distributional characteristics of allophones; 2.3.3 Observing allophonic alternations in different word forms; 2.4 More about the sound system of English; 2.4.1 Allophones of /l/; 2.4.2 Stop phonemes; 2.4.3 A slightly more complex case: /?/; 2.5 The syllable; 2.5.1 The structure of the syllable; 2.5.2 Syllabification; 2.5.3 The syllable and allophonic processes: /l/ revisited; 2.6 Conclusion; Further reading; Exercises
  • 3 The structure of words: morphology3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Minimal building blocks: morphemes; 3.3 Types of morphemes; 3.4 Morphological analysis of words; 3.5 Realisation of morphemes: allomorphs; 3.6 Morphological processes: inflection and derivation; 3.7 Word-formation; 3.7.1 What is word-formation?; 3.7.2 Affixation; 3.7.3 Compounding; 3.7.4 Conversion; 3.7.5 Shortening; 3.8 Conclusion; Further reading; Exercises; 4 The structure of sentences: syntax; 4.1 Introduction: rules and grammar; 4.2 The building blocks: words and phrases; 4.2.1 Constituency tests and phrases
  • 4.2.2 The internal structure of phrases4.3 The functional level: subjects, objects, adverbials, predicates, complements; 4.4 The mapping of form and function; 4.5 Conclusion; Further reading; Exercises; 5 The meaning of words and sentences: semantics; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 What does 'meaning' mean? Words, concepts and referents; 5.3 Compositional and non-compositional meaning; 5.4 The network: organising word meaning; 5.4.1 Words and other words; 5.4.2 Same or different?; 5.5 Conclusion; Further reading; Exercises; 6 Studying language in use: pragmatics; 6.1 Introduction
  • 6.2 Expressing intentions through language6.2.1 Using language to act: speech acts; 6.2.2 Speech acts: a closer look; 6.2.3 Classifying speech acts; 6.2.4 Realisations of speech acts: direct and indirect speech acts; 6.2.5 Performing speech acts successfully: felicity conditions; 6.3 Understanding utterance meaning; 6.4 Exploring pragmatic principles; 6.4.1 The Cooperative Principle; 6.4.2 Politeness; 6.5 Conclusion; Further reading; Exercises; 7 Extensions and applications: historical linguistics, sociolinguistics and psycholinguistics; 7.1 Introduction
  • 7.2 Historical linguistics: how languages develop
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (302 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9783110378382
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3360000000516323
  • (EBL)2056392
  • (SSID)ssj0001560519
  • (PQKBManifestationID)16193218
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001560519
  • (PQKBWorkID)14825299
  • (PQKB)10183994
  • (EXLCZ)993360000000516323
Label
Introduction to English Linguistics, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Table of contents; Preface to the first edition; Preface to the second edition; Preface to the third edition; Abbreviations and notational conventions; Introduction: what this book is about and how it can be used; 1 The sounds: phonetics; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Spelling vs. pronunciation: the representation of speech sounds; 1.3 Producing sounds; 1.3.1 The nature of speech sounds; 1.3.2 The vocal tract; 1.4 How sounds differ from each other: the classification of speech sounds; 1.4.1 The classification of consonants; 1.4.2 The classification of vowels; 1.5 Conclusion; Further reading
  • Exercises2 The sound system: phonology; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Introducing order into the chaos: the phoneme; 2.3 The key to finding the order; 2.3.1 Minimal pairs; 2.3.2 Distributional characteristics of allophones; 2.3.3 Observing allophonic alternations in different word forms; 2.4 More about the sound system of English; 2.4.1 Allophones of /l/; 2.4.2 Stop phonemes; 2.4.3 A slightly more complex case: /?/; 2.5 The syllable; 2.5.1 The structure of the syllable; 2.5.2 Syllabification; 2.5.3 The syllable and allophonic processes: /l/ revisited; 2.6 Conclusion; Further reading; Exercises
  • 3 The structure of words: morphology3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Minimal building blocks: morphemes; 3.3 Types of morphemes; 3.4 Morphological analysis of words; 3.5 Realisation of morphemes: allomorphs; 3.6 Morphological processes: inflection and derivation; 3.7 Word-formation; 3.7.1 What is word-formation?; 3.7.2 Affixation; 3.7.3 Compounding; 3.7.4 Conversion; 3.7.5 Shortening; 3.8 Conclusion; Further reading; Exercises; 4 The structure of sentences: syntax; 4.1 Introduction: rules and grammar; 4.2 The building blocks: words and phrases; 4.2.1 Constituency tests and phrases
  • 4.2.2 The internal structure of phrases4.3 The functional level: subjects, objects, adverbials, predicates, complements; 4.4 The mapping of form and function; 4.5 Conclusion; Further reading; Exercises; 5 The meaning of words and sentences: semantics; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 What does 'meaning' mean? Words, concepts and referents; 5.3 Compositional and non-compositional meaning; 5.4 The network: organising word meaning; 5.4.1 Words and other words; 5.4.2 Same or different?; 5.5 Conclusion; Further reading; Exercises; 6 Studying language in use: pragmatics; 6.1 Introduction
  • 6.2 Expressing intentions through language6.2.1 Using language to act: speech acts; 6.2.2 Speech acts: a closer look; 6.2.3 Classifying speech acts; 6.2.4 Realisations of speech acts: direct and indirect speech acts; 6.2.5 Performing speech acts successfully: felicity conditions; 6.3 Understanding utterance meaning; 6.4 Exploring pragmatic principles; 6.4.1 The Cooperative Principle; 6.4.2 Politeness; 6.5 Conclusion; Further reading; Exercises; 7 Extensions and applications: historical linguistics, sociolinguistics and psycholinguistics; 7.1 Introduction
  • 7.2 Historical linguistics: how languages develop
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (302 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9783110378382
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3360000000516323
  • (EBL)2056392
  • (SSID)ssj0001560519
  • (PQKBManifestationID)16193218
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001560519
  • (PQKBWorkID)14825299
  • (PQKB)10183994
  • (EXLCZ)993360000000516323

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