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By Kirk Hazen

ISBN-10: 0470658967

ISBN-13: 9780470658963

An advent to Language deals a fascinating consultant to the character of language, targeting how language works – its sounds, phrases, constructions, and words – all investigated via wide-ranging examples from outdated English to modern popular culture.

• Explores the belief of a systematic method of language, inviting scholars to think about what features of language include daily abilities for us, be they sounds, phrases, words, or conversation
• is helping form our figuring out of what language is, the way it works, and why it really is either elegantly complicated and necessary to who we are
• contains routines inside each one bankruptcy to assist readers discover key recommendations and at once detect the styles which are a part of all human language
• Examines linguistic edition 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 normal method of the learn of language, and making it excellent for these coming to the topic for the 1st time
• Supported via extra internet assets – to be had upon booklet at – together with pupil learn aids and testbank and notes for teachers

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33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 264 268 274 289 297 307 312 317 322 329 347 382 405 416 424 432 436 451 472 491 503 511 Inhalt/Contents 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. Gregor Vogt-Spira, Die lateinische Schriftkultur der Antike (The Roman Literate Culture of Antiquity) .......................................................... Annem arie Schim m el, Die arabische Schriftkultur (The Arabian Literate Culture) .......................................................................................... Matthias M. Tischler, Das Mittelalter in Europa: Lateinische Schriftkultur (The Latin Literate Culture of Medieval Europe) ..............................

10. Special Writing Systems The subject of this chapter is quite heterogeneous, dealing with scriptlike sign systems derived from writing systems such as stenography and secret codes, as well as with translation into other media and modern substitutes for writing by means of pictograms. Preface XLI Art. 140 Writing and Notation provides a systematic comparison of these two concepts, in an effort to distinguish writing from other systems of notation. The notion that written signs are used in almost all writing systems for mathematical and organizational purposes is outlined historically and systematically in art.

122) is described as an example of the alphabetic-syllabic systems and The Arabic Writing System (art. 123) as a consonantic alphabetic system. T he opposition between phonologically shallow and deep alphabetic systems is outlined by means of descriptions of some widespread systems. The Spanish Writing System (art. 124) which can be considered very shallow, and The English Writing System (art. 125), a strongly morphologicalized deep system, represent extreme cases, and the French (art. 126), and German (art.

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