The Babel Lexicon of Language

McIntyre, D, Jeffries, L, Evans, M, Price, H ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6000-4810 and Gold, E 2021, The Babel Lexicon of Language , Cambridge University Press. (In Press)

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Abstract

What's the word that describes the process of making supportive noises when you're listening to someone? What is syntax and how does it differ from grammar? Do you know what a morpheme is? And did you know that it's not only an atom that has a nucleus? The Babel Lexicon of Language is an entertaining and accessible introduction to the key terminology involved in the study of language. It defines over 500 terms and uses contemporary language examples, explaining complex issues in an easy-to-understand way. Written by the expert editorial team behind Babel, the popular language magazine, and assuming no prior knowledge of linguistics, The Babel Lexicon of Language is an invaluable resource for students, teachers and anyone with an interest in language.

Item Type: Book
Schools: Schools > School of Arts & Media
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781108840453 (hardback); 9781108814089 (paperback); 9781108886062 (ebook)
Depositing User: Dr Hazel Price
Date Deposited: 27 Nov 2020 11:37
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2020 11:56
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/58912

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