Projects in Linguistics and Language Studies

3rd Edition

Alison Wray, Aileen Bloomer

Routledge
Published March 30, 2012
Textbook - 328 Pages
ISBN 9781444145366 - CAT# Y147230

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Summary

Projects in Linguistics and Language Studies, Third Edition, is your essential guide when embarking on a research project in linguistics or English language.

It is clearly divided into the subject areas that most appeal to you as a student: psycholinguistics; first- and second-language acquisition; structure and meaning; sociolinguistics; language and gender; accents and dialects; and the history of English. New chapters on researching computer-mediated communication (CMC) and on preparing and delivering oral presentations are also included.

It offers practical advice on
- identifying a topic
- making background reading more effective
- planning and designing a project
- collecting and analysing data
- writing up and presenting findings.

With over 350 project ideas that you can use directly or adapt to suit different contexts and interests, and with chapters on how to reference effectively and how to avoid plagiarism, this third edition of Projects in Linguistics and Language Studies is a reference guide that you will use again and again during your studies.

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