Chapter 3. Functions of Language

  1. W. Peter Robinson

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753453.ch3

Language in Social Worlds

Language in Social Worlds

How to Cite

Robinson, W. P. (ed) (2003) Functions of Language, in Language in Social Worlds, Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470753453.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631193357

Online ISBN: 9780470753453

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Keywords:

  • language;
  • communication;
  • linguistic;
  • language system;
  • psychological theories

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • A Framework of Functions

  • A List of Functions - with Illustrative Introductory Comments

  • Commentary