Language A Student Handbook on Key Topics and Theories

English & Media Centre, Edited by Dan Clayton

Eleven leading linguists have contributed to our new language handbook for advanced level students. Writing on their particular areas of expertise, specifically for the student reader, the linguists provide readable and comprehensive explorations of the topic, including an introduction to its scope central concepts and debates a brief historical overview of key ideas and developments in the field more recent thinking and research, and key ideas to consider. A useful text for the classroom, as a class set, an excellent resource for the library and a text to recommend for students to have for their own reference, this handbook will give students a really sound overview of key thinking in topics for language study.