Author: Bruce M. Rowe,Diane P. Levine
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
View: 9512This student-friendly and well-balanced overview of the field of introductory linguistics pays special attention to linguistic anthropology, revealing the main contributions of linguistics to the study of human communication and how issues of culture are relevant. Highlights of the First Edition: Covers all topics integral to an understanding of introductory linguistics. Takes a problem-centered approach and includes well-constructed exercises and study questions integrated within each chapter. Includes numerous cross-cultural examples relevant to the topics covered, and devotes chapters to anthropological topics. Emphasizes fieldwork and the fronting of phonology. Explains concepts in a systematic way, aided by numerous pedagogical tools, including introductory questions that give the reader a summary of the content of the chapter and provide questions to keep in mind. Features suggested readings and Internet resources at the end of each chapter, providing more sources for further reading, especially useful to a student required to write a research paper for the course. Don't Miss This Exciting Value-Added Option! Research Navigator Guide for Anthropology "Research Navigator Guide for Anthropology" is the easiest way for students to start a research assignment or research paper. Complete with extensive help on the research process and four exclusive databases of credible and reliable source material including the EBSCO Academic Journal and Abstract Database, New York Times Search by Subject Archive, "Best of the Web" Link Library, and Financial Times Article Archive and Company Financials, Research Navigator helps students quickly and efficiently make the most of their research time. "Research Navigator Guide for Anthropology" is available FREE when packaged with this text: 0-205-46783-0.