Exploring Language

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Gary Goshgarian
Longman, 1998 - College readers - 582 pages
"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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