What Is This Thing Called Language? (Paperback)

By David Nunan

Palgrave MacMillan, 9780230291379, 254pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2012



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 Vice-President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Graduate School of Education, Anaheim University, USA, and Emeritus Professor of Applied Linguistics at the University of Hong Kong.