Edition 1st Edition
First Published 1994
eBook Published 17 June 2013
Pub. location London
Pages 102 pages
eBook ISBN 9780203977507
SubjectsLanguage & Literature
Trask, L. (1994). Language Change. London: Routledge, https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203977507
In Language Change , R. L. Trask uses data from English and other languages to introduce the concepts central to language change.
- covers the most frequent types of language change and how languages are born and die
- uses data-based exercises to show how languages change
- looks at other key areas such as attitudes to language change, and the consequences of changing language.
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