Languages and linguistics round-up

November 8, 2012

English Accents and Dialects: An Introduction to Social and Regional Varieties of English in the British Isles

Authors: Arthur Hughes, Peter Trudgill and Dominic Watt

Edition: Fifth

Publisher: Hodder Education

Pages: 192

Price: £26.99

ISBN: 9781444121384

The latest edition of this text includes additional descriptions of regional variants in line with recent research, new entries on a number of urban and rural accents, and free downloads of recordings of native speakers of some accents.

The Grammar of Words: An Introduction to Linguistic Morphology

Author: Geert Booij

Edition: Third

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Pages: 376

Price: £19.99

ISBN: 9780199691838

This introductory text explores the role of morphology in language processing and language change, and deals with the relation between morphology and other modules of grammar. New features include a chapter on the status of the word and updated glossary terms.

Morphology: From Data to Theories

Authors: Antonio Fabregas and Sergio Scalise

Edition: First

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

Pages: 224

Price: £70.00 and £19.99

ISBN: 9780748643141 and 3134

Incorporating recent developments and their relationship to syntax, lexical semantics and phonology, this text attends to the debate between lexicalism and constructionism, and offers open activities designed to help upper-level undergraduates and postgraduates begin original research.

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