Wednesday, 6 February 2013

New title by JCU author

Prof. Robert Dixon
Basic linguistic theory. Vol 3, Further grammatical topics 

This book provides a fundamental characterization of the nature of human languages and a comprehensive guide to their description and analysis. In crystal-clear prose, Prof. Dixon describes how to go about doing linguistics. He show how grammatical structures and rules may be worked out on the basis of inductive generalisations, and explains the steps by which an attested grammar and lexicon can built up from observed utterances.

This book is available in eBook format at JCU Library.

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