Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Geoffrey Finch
    Pages 1-15
  3. Geoffrey Finch
    Pages 16-32
  4. Geoffrey Finch
    Pages 33-76
  5. Geoffrey Finch
    Pages 77-141
  6. Geoffrey Finch
    Pages 142-187
  7. Geoffrey Finch
    Pages 188-238
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 239-251

About this book


An invaluable glossary of significant linguistic terms and concepts designed for undergraduate and A-Level students of English Language and Linguistics.
The book also provides a very useful overview of the subject as well as covering principal figures in linguistic criticism and their contribution to the subject. An ideal companion to How to Study Linguistics.
Organised into the core subject areas of linguistics, it enables the reader to contextualise each particular definition and gain a wider understanding of each topic.


English English language linguistics pragmatics semantics Syntax

About the authors

GEOFF FINCH is Senior Lecturer in English at Anglia Polytechnic University.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Linguistic Terms and Concepts
  • Authors Geoffrey Finch
  • Series Title Palgrave Study Guides
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Macmillan Publishers Limited 2000
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social & Cultural Studies Collection Social Sciences (R0)
  • Softcover ISBN 978-0-333-72013-4
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-349-27748-3
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XII, 272
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Additional Information Previously published under the imprint Palgrave
  • Topics English
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