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Understanding language.

Katharine Perera

Understanding language.

by Katharine Perera

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Published by National Assoc. of Advisers in English .
Written in English


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I read several other books in the Understanding Language Series for my major in Linguistics, but this one seems more dense than the others. I found the examples provided weren't explained very well. Rather, they were just given and the reader is allowed to make of it what they will. A standard format for this book is to give a term, a vague /5.

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