An Introduction to Language (Linguistics in the World) by Kirk Hazen

By Kirk Hazen

An creation to Language deals a fascinating consultant to the character of language, concentrating on how language works – its sounds, phrases, constructions, and words – all investigated via wide-ranging examples from outdated English to modern popular culture.

• Explores the assumption of a systematic method of language, inviting scholars to think about what features of language contain daily talents for us, be they sounds, phrases, words, or conversation
• is helping form our realizing of what language is, the way it works, and why it's either elegantly advanced and necessary to who we are
• comprises workouts inside every one bankruptcy to aid readers discover key suggestions and without delay detect the styles which are a part of all human language
• Examines linguistic edition and alter to demonstrate social nuances and language-in-use, drawing totally on examples from English
• Avoids linguistic jargon, focusing as a substitute on a broader and extra normal method of the research of language, and making it excellent for these coming to the topic for the 1st time
• Supported through extra net assets – on hand upon book at – together with pupil learn aids and testbank and notes for teachers

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280 000 (кокшӱдӧ кандашле тӱжем). Шергакан уна-влак, ме тендам ӱстел деке ӱжына. Тау. Калык мут Шуко лудат - шуко палет.

2. Insert the following verbs into the appropriate sentences. ) Елу ден Серге Йошкар-Олаште … . ) Анук ден Ивук школышто … . ) Елу ден Олюк йочасадыш … . ) Миклай ден Эчан … . 3. In the following sentences put the verb into the third person singular or plural. ) (илаш) Елу Йошкар-Олаште … . Елу ден Серге Йошкар-Олаште … . ) (тунемаш) Эчан школышто … . Эчан ден Ивук школышто … . ) (ышташ) Серге редакцийыште пашам … .

II. 2/ кече day; sun улаш (-ам) to be кодаш (-ам) to stay, to remain уныка grandchild коча grandfather чеверын good-bye кузе how шӱжар (younger) sister Кузе илет?

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