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by Sarah M. B. Fagan

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  • ISBN 0521618037
  • ISBN13 978-0521618038
  • Language English
  • Author Sarah M. B. Fagan
  • Publisher Cambridge University Press; Bilingual edition (May 29, 2009)
  • Pages 332
  • Formats azw rtf azw lrf
  • Category Different
  • Subcategory Humanities
  • Size ePub 1616 kb
  • Size Fb2 1163 kb
  • Rating: 4.9
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Standard German is spoken by approximately 95 million people worldwide. This book provides an introduction to the linguistic structure of standard German that is rich in descriptive detail and grounded in modern linguistic theory. It describes the main linguistic features: the sounds, structure and formation of words, structure of sentences, and meaning of words and sentences. It surveys the history of the language, the major dialects, German in Austria and Switzerland, as well as sociolinguistic issues such as style, language and gender, youth language, and English influence on German. Prior knowledge of German is not required, as glosses and translations of the German examples are provided. Each chapter includes exercises designed to give the reader practical experience in analyzing the language. It is an essential learning tool for undergraduate and graduate students in German and linguistics.

Anyone who teaches German linguistics, or is just interested in the linguistic structure of German, should read this book.

Anyone who teaches German linguistics, or is just interested in the linguistic structure of German, should read this book. It is an essential learning tool for undergraduate and graduate students in German and linguistics.

Fagan's target audience will immediately find practical and useful information here, especially in the chapter on phonology. Here Fagan goes real deep into allophonic variation, describi Sarah M. B. Fagan's GERMAN: A Linguistic Introduction is an introduction to a number of facets.

Standard German is spoken by approximately 95 million people worldwide. This book provides an introduction to the linguistic structure of standard German that is rich in descriptive detail and grounded in modern linguistic theory. It describes the main linguistic features: the sounds, structure and formation of words, structure of sentences, and meaning of words and sentences.

Standard German is spoken by approximately 95 million people worldwide.

This book provides an introduction to the linguistic structure of standard German that is rich in descriptive detail and grounded in modern linguistic theory

This book provides an introduction to the linguistic structure of standard German that is rich in descriptive detail and grounded in modern linguistic theory.

German: A linguistic introduction. By Sarah M. Fagan. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. Nevertheless, this book has much to offer as a survey and description of German, and its strengths far outweigh its weaknesses

German: A linguistic introduction. Nevertheless, this book has much to offer as a survey and description of German, and its strengths far outweigh its weaknesses. The author is to be commended for an admirably detailed handbook that will serve its readership well. This entry was posted in Uncategorized on March 28, 2010 by.

This book provides an introduction to the linguistic structure of standard German that is rich in descriptive detail and grounded in modern linguistic theory.

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