Watching English Change: An Introduction to the Study of Linguistic Change in Standard Englishes in the 20th Century, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Watching English Change

An Introduction to the Study of Linguistic Change in Standard Englishes in the 20th Century, 1st Edition

By Laurie Bauer

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216 pages

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Description

Examines the ways language has changed in the twentieth century. It concentrates on standard English and takes a historical rather than sociolinguistic view of the changes which have occurred.

Table of Contents

How to use this book

Guide to phonetic symbols

1. Introduction

2. Lexical Change

3. Grammatical Change

4. Sound Change

5. Other Changes

Theoretical Perspective

About the Series

Learning about Language

Learning about Language is an exciting and ambitious series of introductions to fundamental topics in language, linguistics and related areas. The books are designed for students of linguistics and those who are studying language as part of a wider course.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAN000000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General
LAN009000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General