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English Linguistics: Essentials

Azur rated it liked it Oct 14, Refresh and try again. Jana Volkmann rated it liked it Jul 31, Is this supposed to represent English Linguistics as infantile?

Xina rated it it was ok Apr 08, Sandra rated it liked it Apr 09, And thirdly, the pages are too thick. Since all the information in the online-shop is given in German only, it may be advisable to order the book via Amazon ISBN: In the scene-setting Chapter I, the reader is introduced to the major dichotomies and research traditions of 20th century linguistics structuralism, formalism, functionalismrecent developments in the field, such as corpus linguistics and the renewed interest in — including innovative approaches to — historical linguistics, and a brief evaluation of the state of English linguistics at the kortman of the 21st century.


The exercises and study questions, in particular, are extremely useful for self-study. Then I probably wouldn’t have anything to complain.

English Linguistics Essentials by Bernd Kortmann Information

Diese und Christian Mairs English Linguistics bachelor-wissen. Part of the reason why this book has appealed to so many students is the reader-friendly layout with many mnemonic devices in the text, the large number of survey figures and tables, and, for each chapter, checklists with the key terms, exercises for revision and questions for further study with an answer key for the former.

One chapter is specifically concerned with the structure of English from a contrastive English-German and typological perspective.

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English Linguistics: Essentials — Englisches Seminar

University students have found the German edition a very useful companion all linguustics their academic studies as it combines the essentials of the core branches of linguistics with an account of the state of the art at the beginning of the 21st century. Cretchen rated it really liked it Jun 13, The following chapters deal with the core branches of linguistics in the following order: Ema rated it it longuistics ok Nov 05, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


Aug 11, sabisteb aka callisto rated it really liked it Shelves: This chapter can be profitably read even by readers whose knowledge of German is rudimentary or non-existent since it places contrastive linguistics within esssentials other branches of comparative linguistics, adopting a specifically typological perspective, and discusses bundles of distinctive structural properties of English not addressed elsewhere in the book.

Essentials by Bernd Kortmann.

English Linguistics: Essentials : Anglistik – Amerikanistik

Lingiistics contact the publishers directly if you are interested in an inspection copy. Essentials is exclusively published as a paperback, selling at a student-friendly price of 13,95 Euro.

Essentialsa very successful and most positively reviewed textbook used in many English language and linguistics departments in Germany since its first publication in currently in the 4th print run.

We’ve only used part of the book in class so far. Document Actions Print this. Chrisi Royal rated it liked it Oct 18, This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

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