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


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Preface
1. The origins of language
2. The development of writing
3. The properties of language
4. Animals and human language
5. The sounds of language
6. The sound patterns of language
7. Words and word-formation processes
8. Morphology
9. Phrases and sentences: grammar
10. Syntax
11. Semantics
12. Pragmatics
13. Discourse analysis
14. Language and machines
15. Language and the brain
16. First language acquisition
17. Second language acquisition/learning
18. Sign language
19. Language history and change
20. Language varieties
21. Language, society and culture
Appendix: suggested answers to study questions
References
Index.


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