Understanding linguistics the science of language /

"As an introduction to linguistic science, this course's main goal is to show that speaking is more than a matter of knowing words and putting them in order. Linguists have discovered that language is an intricate hierarchy of systems, ever changing in surface appearance but ever consisten...

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Main Author: McWhorter, John H.
Corporate Authors: Teaching Company.
Other Authors: Walz, Laura., Bernett, Rich.
Language: English
Published: Chantilly, VA : Teaching Company, c2008.
Edition: Standard format.
Series: Great courses (DVD). Social sciences
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Notes: Collective title, part numbers & lecture titles from disc menus. Disc numeration from disc labels.
Course guidebook includes an outline for each lecture, a timeline, a glossary, biographical notes, and a bibliography.
Online Info: Publishers website for the set
Format: DVD Videodisc Videorecording Nonfiction
Summary: "As an introduction to linguistic science, this course's main goal is to show that speaking is more than a matter of knowing words and putting them in order. Linguists have discovered that language is an intricate hierarchy of systems, ever changing in surface appearance but ever consistent in organizational essence" -- Course guidebook.
Item Description: Collective title, part numbers & lecture titles from disc menus. Disc numeration from disc labels.
Course guidebook includes an outline for each lecture, a timeline, a glossary, biographical notes, and a bibliography.
Physical Description: 6 videodiscs (ca. 1080 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (iv, 205 p. ; 22 cm.)
Format: DVD.
Production Credits: Editor, Rich Bernett.
ISBN: 1598034774 (set)
9781598034776 (set)