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The Resource A little book of language, David Crystal

A little book of language, David Crystal

Label
A little book of language
Title
A little book of language
Statement of responsibility
David Crystal
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
With a language disappearing every two weeks and neologisms springing up almost daily, understanding the origins and currency of language has never seemed more relevant
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Crystal, David
Dewey number
400
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Language and languages
  • Language acquisition
Target audience
adult
Label
A little book of language, David Crystal
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Baby-talk -- From cries to words -- Learning how to understand -- Making vibrations -- Pronouncing sounds -- Discovering grammar -- Having a conversation -- Learning to read and write -- Getting to grips with spelling -- Spelling rules and variations -- Grammar rules and variations -- Accents and dialects -- Being bilingual -- The languages of the world -- The origins of speech -- The origins of writing -- Modern writing -- Sign language -- Comparing languages -- Dying languages -- Language change -- Language variation -- Language at work -- Slang -- Dictionaries -- Etymology -- Place names -- Personal names -- The electronic revolution -- Texting -- Language at play -- Why use language? -- Language for feelings -- Political correctness -- Language in literature -- Developing a style -- The complexity of language -- Linguistics -- Applied linguistics -- Your language world
Control code
ocn438054382
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
vii, 260 pages
Isbn
9780300155334
Lccn
2009037998
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
400 C889 ; XX-N ; R1010BT4(jll) ; Rev.
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 438054382
  • (Sirsi) 438054382
  • (OCoLC)438054382
Label
A little book of language, David Crystal
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Baby-talk -- From cries to words -- Learning how to understand -- Making vibrations -- Pronouncing sounds -- Discovering grammar -- Having a conversation -- Learning to read and write -- Getting to grips with spelling -- Spelling rules and variations -- Grammar rules and variations -- Accents and dialects -- Being bilingual -- The languages of the world -- The origins of speech -- The origins of writing -- Modern writing -- Sign language -- Comparing languages -- Dying languages -- Language change -- Language variation -- Language at work -- Slang -- Dictionaries -- Etymology -- Place names -- Personal names -- The electronic revolution -- Texting -- Language at play -- Why use language? -- Language for feelings -- Political correctness -- Language in literature -- Developing a style -- The complexity of language -- Linguistics -- Applied linguistics -- Your language world
Control code
ocn438054382
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
vii, 260 pages
Isbn
9780300155334
Lccn
2009037998
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
400 C889 ; XX-N ; R1010BT4(jll) ; Rev.
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 438054382
  • (Sirsi) 438054382
  • (OCoLC)438054382

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