An exceptional integrated package! O'Grady and Archibald meets all of your introduction to linguistics course needs. Contemporary Linguistic Analysis: An Introduction is the best-selling introductory text on linguistics. This classic text, written by leading scholars in the field, is recognized for its up-to-date research content, relevant Canadian material, and comprehensive coverage. The text emphasizes the contemporary practice of linguistic analysis, with chapters on all the discipline's major fields. Now more concise, this new edition is accompanied by a protected website containing new audio pronunciation clips and transcription exercises. A student access code to the site is bound inside each text.
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“We hope that our book will provide students not only with an initiation into the intricacies of scientific linguistic analysis, but also with a greater appreciation of the wonder of human language, the variety and complexity of its structure, and the subtlety of its use.”---from the Preface
The study of linguistics transcends disciplinary boundaries--including the traditional boundary between the arts and sciences. Linguistics has been said to be “the most humanistic of the sciences and the most scientific of the humanities.” Contemporary Linguistic Analysis: An Introduction, Sixth Edition, continues to offer a superlative introduction to this multi-faceted field and the scientific methodology used. It includes phenomena that are of especially relevant to the linguistic situation in Canada, contemporary materials, and important new research. This edition also has a completely rewritten chapter on sociolinguistics.
Listen up, Students! On the Companion Website you will be able to hear pronunciations of the phonetic symbols used in this text and listen to exercises for transcription practice. Also included on the website are one additional chapter and more advanced material. You will need the access code bound inside this text to log on, or you can purchase the student access code card alone: ISBN 0-321-54084-0.
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Also Available: Study Guide for the Sixth Edition (ISBN 978-0-321-50281-0). Written by Teresa Vanderweide, this helpful aid features a series of exercises designed to help you understand and retain the core concepts of the text.
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Book Description Pearson Education Canada, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110321476662
Book Description Pearson Education Canada, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0321476662