Chapter 1. Language Descriptions

  1. Alan Davies and
  2. Catherine Elder
  1. Anthony J. Liddicoat and
  2. Timothy J. Curnow

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757000.ch1

The Handbook of Applied Linguistics

The Handbook of Applied Linguistics

How to Cite

Liddicoat, A. J. and Curnow, T. J. (2004) Language Descriptions, in The Handbook of Applied Linguistics (eds A. Davies and C. Elder), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470757000.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631228998

Online ISBN: 9780470757000

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Keywords:

  • phonetics;
  • language;
  • sounds;
  • spellings;
  • vowels

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Phonetics

  • Phonology: Speech Sounds as a System

  • Morphology

  • Syntax

  • Information Structure

  • Semantics

  • Conclusion