Table of contents for The study of language / George Yule.


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1. The origins of language; 2. Animals and human language; 3. The sounds of language; 4. The sound patterns of language; 5. Word-formation; 6. Morphology; 7. Grammar; 8. Syntax; 9. Semantics; 10. Pragmatics; 11. Discourse analysis; 12. Language and the brain; 13. First language acquisition; 14. Second language acquisition/learning; 15. Gestures and sign languages; 16. Writing; 17. Language history and change; 18. Language and regional variation; 19. Language and social variation; 20. Language and culture.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Language and languages.
Linguistics.