Just A Phrase I'm Going Through

My Life in Language
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An autobiography and an introduction to the field of linguistics. It offers us a look behind the scenes at the adventures, rewards, challenges and pitfalls of his life in language. It is suitable not just for students and teachers but for lovers of language.
1. Being a Linguist 2. A Semilingual Start 3. New Worlds 4. Liverpool School 5. Extra-curricular Acts 6. Learning, and Not Learning, About Language 7. Becoming Academic 8. Surveying 9. Worlds Within Worlds 10. Becoming Professional 11. The Sexy Subject 12. Meeting a Need 13. Choices and Consequences 14. Meetings and Meetings 15. Looking for Remedies 16. Why Did You Resign? 17. The Encyclopedia Game 18. Schizoid Man 19. Busyness and Business
Looks behind the curtains at the adventures, challenges and pitfalls of the author's life in linguistics. This book answers the question that the author is most frequently asked: 'How did you become a linguist?'
Autor: David Crystal
David Crystal is honorary professor of linguistics at the University of Wales, Bangor. He has written or edited over 1 books and published numerous articles for scholarly, professional, and general readerships, in fields ranging from forensic linguistics and ELT to the liturgy and Shakespeare. His books include the Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language (2nd edn 1997), the Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language (2nd edn 2003), Words, Words, Words (OUP 2006), and The Fight for English (OUP 2006).
Autor: David Crystal
ISBN-13:: 9780415485746
ISBN: 0415485746
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.04.2009
Verlag: Taylor & Francis Ltd.
Gewicht: 514g
Seiten: 285
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 236x156x24 mm