What Is This Thing Called Language?

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What Is This Thing Called Language?

By David Nunan

Palgrave MacMillan, Paperback, 9780230291379, 254pp.

Publication Date: December 11, 2012

Description

David Nunan provides an overview of the key topics and concepts that constitute our current understanding of language. This new edition has been extensively reworked and updated, including additional coverage of language and culture, language variation, second language acquisition and bilingualism. New discourse examples are also included.



About the Author
DAVID NUNAN is Emeritus Professor of Applied Linguistics at the University of Hong Kong.