A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics (Language library)

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It is very well done and deserves a place on the bookshelf of scholar and beginning student alike.' The Year's Work in English Studies This second edition is thoroughly revised and corrected to take account of the many changes in the subject over the last 6 years, and has been enlarged by over 20%.

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Completely revised and updated in its fifth edition, A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics is the standard single-volume reference for its field. The fifth edition incorporates new words or senses that have developed in linguistics recently, based on recommendations by a team of experts in phonetics, phonology, syntax, semantics and sociolinguistics. The dictionary now includes more than 5,000 terms, grouped into over 3,000 entries. The layout has been modified to increase the effectiveness of cross-referencing, all abbreviations have been included in a separate list at the beginning of the book, and a table of symbols has been added.

About the Author:

David Crystal is Honorary Professor of Linguistics at the University of Wales, Bangor. He is the author of several benchmark reference volumes, including The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language (1995) and An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Language and Languages (Blackwell, 1992).

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