Search Type
  • All
  • Subject
  • Title
  • Author
  • Publisher
  • Series Title
Search Title

Download

What Language Is

And What It Isn't and What It Could Be

What Language Is( )
Author: McWhorter, John
ISBN:978-1-59240-720-0
Publication Date:Aug 2012
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Avery
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

A love letter to languages, celebrating their curiosities and smashing assumptions about correct grammar An eye-opening tour for all language lovers, What Language Is offers a fascinating new perspective on the way humans communicate. from vanishing languages spoken by a few hundred people to major tongues like Chinese, and with copious revelations about the hodgepodge nature of English, John McWhorter shows readers how to see and hear languages as a linguist...
More Description

Book Details
Pages:240
Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / Historical & Comparative
Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / Etymology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.27 x 7.98 x 0.65 Inches
Book Weight:0.45 Pounds



Featured Books

The Winemaker's Wife
Harmel, Kristin
Hardback: $28.00
Mrs. Dalloway
Woolf, Virginia
Electronic book text:
The Lager Queen of Minnesota
Stradal, J. Ryan
Hardback: $26.00

Rate this title:

Select your rating below then click 'submit'.






I do not wish to rate this title.