Exploring Language

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Gary Goshgarian
Longman, 1998 - College readers - 582 pages
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"Exploring Language, 8th Edition, collects 84 selections in nine chapters to focus on some provocative aspects of American culture as they are revealed by language. Among the timely topics: the media and bias, computers and writing, black English, gender differences, "warspeak," advertising (as manipulation or art?), political double talk, and bilingualism."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Contents

LANGUAGE BASICS AND BEGINNINGS
2
A Brief History of English
19
Homemade Education
35
Copyright

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