In Word Meaning, Richard Hudson introduces readers to the techniques of lexical semantic analysis.
* is based on a problem-solving approach to language
* introduces readers to the technical terminology and basic principles associated with the analysis of word meaning
* shows students how to apply these terms and principles to English
* includes suggestions for further work
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