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Word Structure

1st Edition

By Richard Coates


112 pages

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Word Structure, provides a complete introduction to morphology, the study of the structure of words. Word Structure:

* examines how words work as part of the language system

* encourages readers to take an objective and analytic approach

* refers to a wealth of languages, including Turkish and Latin, to illustrate points raised

* provides clear and succinct summaries at the end of each unit.


'Language Workbooks series provide a complete introduction to morphology.' - Linguistics and Language Behaviour Abstracts

About the Author

Richard Coates is lecturer at the University of Sussex

About the Series

Language Workbooks

Routledge Language Workbooks provide absolute beginners with practical introductions to core areas of language study. Books in the series provide comprehensive coverage of the area as well as a basis for further investigation. Each Language Workbook guides the reader through the subject using 'hands-on' language analysis, equipping them with the basic analytical skills needed to handle a wide range of data. Written in a clear and simple style, with all technical concepts fully explained, Language Workbooks can be used for independent study or as part of a taught class. Language Workbooks:

  • teach through 'hands-on' language analysis, exercises with answer keys
  • give a balanced insight into basic linguistic theory
  • apply basic analytical skills to a wide range of data
  • explain all technical concepts clearly and simply
  • are written by experienced teachers in the field.

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