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Author Trask, R. L. (Robert Lawrence), 1944-2004.

Title Language : the basics / R. L. Trask
Edition Second edition
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1999

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 MELB  400 Tra/Ltb 1999  AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 244 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Series The basics
Basics.
Contents 1. The uniqueness of human language -- 2. The grammatical backbone -- 3. Language and meaning -- 4. Variation in language -- 5. Change in language -- 6. Language in use -- 7. Language, mind and brain -- 8. Children and language -- 9. Attitudes to language
Analysis Language and languages
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-237) and index
Subject Linguistics.
Language and languages.
LC no. 98031507
ISBN 041520089X paperback