French: A Linguistic Introduction

French: A Linguistic Introduction

Zsuzsanna Fagyal


French is used on each continent, spoken not just in France but in addition in Belgium, Switzerland, North the United States, the Caribbean, Polynesia and Africa. this can be a accomplished and obtainable consultant to the constitution of French, compatible for people with little previous wisdom of linguistics or of the French Language. It basically introduces the language's heritage, phonetics (pronunciation), phonology (sound system), morpho-syntax (how phrases and sentences are formed), pragmatics (how audio system show meaning), and lexicology (the learn of observe composition and derivation) - with every one bankruptcy exhibiting how those points are topic to nearby and social edition. English translations are supplied for all examples, and the booklet comprises an intensive bilingual word list of linguistic phrases, and diverse workouts and essay questions in each bankruptcy. French: A Linguistic creation could be welcomed through complex language newbies, and by means of linguists learning the constitution of this significant language.

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