: Linguistics (Oxford Introduction to Language Study Series) ( ): H. G. Widdowson: Books. AUTHOR: H.G. Widdowson. ○ TITLE: Linguistics. ○ Subtitle: Oxford Introductions to Language Study. ○ PUBLISHER: Oxford University Press. ○ YEAR: Henry Widdowson (born May 28, ) is an authority in the field of applied linguistics and H.G. Widdowson on TESOL · Biography of H.G. Widdowson @ OUP · Text, Context, Pretext. Critical Issues in Discourse Analysis () · University of.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Reliability in Pragmatics E. This page was last edited on 10 Octoberat Giang Le rated it liked it Oct 01, Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. An outline of the ways in which language has been defined, described, and explored is provided, and readers are guided towards further exploration.

Younes Benimam rated it really liked it Jun 16, The nature of language In the beginning He is the series editor of Oxford Introductions to Language Study and the author of Linguistics in the same series.

This is an introduction to linguistics, the study of human language. He was the co-editor of Language Teaching: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Language and Culture Claire J. See all 4 reviews. Since the s, Widdowson lives and works in Vienna.


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In the main text the areas of inquiry are clearly outlined. Discourse Analysis Henry G. Description This is an introduction to linguistics, the study of linfuistics language.

The format is the same with a selection of readings following the author’s introduction. Because the book is short it is necessarily dense. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. It contains all of the information but with none of the details that would make it a pleasant read for novices.

Review ‘Widdowson accomplishes the formidable task of making linguistics accessible without being superficial. Set up a giveaway. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. April Learn how and when to remove this template message.

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One of his recent books is Text, Context, Pretext. Jan 25, Mimi Mina rated it it was amazing. Despite calling itself an introduction, it was a very heavy going read – even for someone like me with 6 years experience in TESOL.

Saim Some rated it it was amazing Dec 19, I also felt that such questions were irrelevant – it doesn’t matter what area of linguistics a certain h.g.widowson of study comes under; what’s important is whether it’s worth studying.


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Although Widdowson is the editor of the Oxford Introductions to Language Studies series this book does not have the same feel as others in the series. Widdowson seems to have missed the second word of the series title: Henry Widdowson also H. Only those with a graduate level reading ability in the field of linguistics would find this book enjoyable. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. I’m giving it four stars not because I really liked it as goodreads indicates but because I think it’s a book that gathers the most significant notions about linguistics in less than pages.

However, the concepts are explained clearly and’without being overly verbose. Refresh and try again. This book only rated two stars because I expected more from the series editor. Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order arrive?

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Stylistics Peter Verdonk, H. Widdowson born May 28, is an authority in the field of applied linguistics and language teachingspecifically English language learning and teaching. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.