Language Change

By Larry Trask

© 1994 – Routledge

102 pages

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Paperback: 9780415085632
pub: 1994-04-28
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About the Book

In Language Change , R. L. Trask uses data from English and other languages to introduce the concepts central to language change.

Language Change:

  • covers the most frequent types of language change and how languages are born and die
  • uses data-based exercises to show how languages change
  • looks at other key areas such as attitudes to language change, and the consequences of changing language.

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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Subject Categories

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