An Introduction to Language (Linguistics in the World) by Kirk Hazen

By Kirk Hazen

An creation to Language bargains an interesting advisor to the character of language, concentrating on how language works – its sounds, phrases, constructions, and words – all investigated via wide-ranging examples from outdated English to modern popular culture.

• Explores the assumption of a systematic method of language, inviting scholars to contemplate what traits of language contain daily abilities for us, be they sounds, phrases, words, or conversation
• is helping form our realizing of what language is, the way it works, and why it really is either elegantly complicated and necessary to who we are
• comprises workouts inside of each one bankruptcy to assist readers discover key innovations and without delay notice the styles which are a part of all human language
• Examines linguistic version and alter to demonstrate social nuances and language-in-use, drawing totally on examples from English
• Avoids linguistic jargon, focusing as a substitute on a broader and extra basic method of the examine of language, and making it excellent for these coming to the topic for the 1st time
• Supported by way of extra internet assets – to be had upon booklet at www.wiley.com/go/hazen/introlanguage – together with pupil examine aids and testbank and notes for teachers

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Langendijk () and the Onderzoeker (), quoted in De Vooys, Nederlandse taal, , ; Séwel quoted in Van der Sijs, Taal, . . M. Hagen, ‘Taal- en stilniveaus in achtiende-eeuws Nederlands’, in Cajot, Kremer and Niebaum, Lingua Theodisca, -, at -. . Quoted in Peeters, Taalopbouw, . . Quoted in Hellinga, Opbouw, -.

Simon Schama, The Embarrassment of Riches (London, ), -. Burke, Languages, -. Van den Branden, Verheerlijking, ; Van der Sijs, Taal, -. Hagen, Moedertaal, ; Van der Wal, Moedertaal, , , ; Van der Sijs, Taal, , , . Willemyns, Vlaams, ; Van der Sijs, Taal, . De Vooys, Nederlandse taal, ; cf. Burke, Languages, -. On Stevin, Van den Branden, Verheerlijking, -; Van der Sijs, Taal, -. Guido Bentivoglio, Historie der Nederlantsche oorlogen (Amsterdam, ).

Von der unsichtbaren Hand in der Sprache (Tübingen, ). Agency is stressed in Milroy, Language. ) Lingua Theodisca (Münster, ), -. Andries A. Verdenius, Bredero’s Dialectkunst als Hollandse Reaktie tegen zuidnederlandse taalhegemonie (Groningen, ); Jo Daan, ‘Sociolecten en stijlen bij Bredero’, Spektator , no.  (), -, at . For example, the texts preserved in the British Public Record Office and soon to be studied in detail by Dutch scholars. On one sailor, Leendert Koelmans, Het Nederlands van Michiel de Ruyter: morfologie, woordvorming, syntaxis (Assen, ).

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