LINGUISTICS. AN INTRODUCTION TO LANGUAGE AND. COMMUNICATION. Fifth Edition. Adrian Akmajian. Richard A. Demers. Ann K. Farmer. Robert M. The text provides a sound introduction to linguistic methodology while also The late Adrian Akmajian was Professor of Linguistics at the University of Arizona. by. Adrian Akmajian. · Rating details · ratings · 7 reviews. This popular introductory linguistics text is unique in the way various themes are integrated.
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Return to Book Page. Rebecca Sullivan rated it it was ok Aug 18, Ines Santos rated it it was amazing Nov 05, Introduction to the theory of grammar Henk C. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. There are moments here and there that shine through, and I did like the last chapter, on language and the brain, which was written by a different author.
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Linguistics: An Introduction to Language and Communication
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A few years ago I began studying Koine Greek and picked up this book to learn a little more about the field of Linguistics. It’s long, dry and hard, and also out of date in parts. An understanding of these patterns enables the reader to write a phonemic lingyistics of any English word. Adrian AkmajianRichard A. But there This is now the fourth akmajia to linguistics textbook I’ve tried and frankly it’s the most disappointing of all four – but I’ve already ordered it for the class so it’s too late to change it.
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