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Title:
Linguistics
Author:
Widdowson, H. G.
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Publication Information:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
Physical Description:
xiii, 134 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780194372060
Format :
Book

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This is an introduction to linguistics, the study of human language. The author provides a succinct but lucid outline of the ways in which language has been defined, described, and explored, and guides readers towards further exploration of their own.


Author Notes

Professor Henry Widdowson is Emeritus Professor of Education, University of London, and has also been Professor of Applied Linguistics at Essex University and Professor of English Linguistics at the University of Vienna.