Projects in Linguistics: A Practical Guide to Researching Language

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Hodder Education, 2006 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 290 pages
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Projects in Linguistics is a unique and essential guide for anyone doing a research project in language and linguistics. With orientation overviews of the main areas of enquiry typically targeted by students, it offers practical help in identifying a topic, finding background reading, planning and designing a study, collecting and analysing data, and writing a convincing account.
With over 300 practical ideas for projects that can be used directly or adapted to suit different contexts and interests, and with chapters on how to reference and how to avoid plagiarism, Projects in Linguistics belongs on the bookshelf of every student studying language and linguistics. Aimed at undergraduates, it will also be invaluable to both pre-university and postgraduate students.

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Preface to second edition xi
Firstlanguage acquisition and development

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Alison Wray is Reseaerch Professor at the Centre for Language and Communication Research at Cardiff University, UK

Aileen Bloomer, Principal Lecturer in Language Studies and Linguistics, York St John University College, UK

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