Word Meaning

By Richard Hudson

© 1995 – Routledge

98 pages

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Paperback: 9780415085656
pub: 1995-05-25

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About the Book

In Word Meaning, Richard Hudson introduces readers to the techniques of lexical semantic analysis.

Word Meaning:

* 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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  • 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:
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General