The Cambridge encyclopedia of the English language / David Crystal.

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Other titles
  • English language
Edition
  • 2nd ed.
Published
  • Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 2003
Physical description
vii, 499 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 29 cm.
ISBN
  • 0521530334
  • 052182348X
Notes
  • Previous ed.: 1997, reprinted corrected ed. 2001.
  • Includes index.
  • Includes glossary, index of linguistic terms, topic index and bibliographical references.
  • Previous ed.: 1995
  • First ed.: 1995.
Contents
  • Modelling English -- The origins of English -- Old English -- Middle English -- Early modern English -- Modern English -- World English -- The nature of the lexicon -- The sources of the lexicon -- Etymology -- The structure of the lexicon -- Lexical dimensions -- Grammatical mythology -- The structure of words -- Word classes -- The structure of sentences -- The sound system -- The writing system -- Varieties of discourse -- Regional variation -- Social variation -- Personal variation -- Learning English as a mother tongue -- New ways of studying English.
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  • Encyclopedias (form)
  • Handbooks and manuals.
  • Illustrated
  • Reference works.
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Language
  • English

Summary

  • Scope and content: A revised and updated second edition of this comprehensive reference work on the history, structure and world-wide use of the English language. The encyclopedia is divided into six parts: Part l) The history of English (including the origins of English, Old English, Middle English, Modern English and World English), Part ll) English vocabulary (including nature and sources of the lexicon, etymology), Part lll) English grammar (including grammatical mythology, word and sentence structure, word classes), Part lV) Spoken and written English (including the sound system, the writing system), Part V) Using English (including varieties of discourse, regional, social and personal variation), Part Vl) Learning about English (including learning English as a mother tongue, new ways of studying English). The book is presented in a modern easy to read format with illustrations, maps and diagrams plus authentic examples of use of English in literature, advertising, communication etc. from around the world.
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