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Francis Katamba

Full Name: Francis Katamba
Number of Works: 12
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ISBN: 0333541146, 9780333541142
Keywords: morphology
Pages: 368
Published: 1993
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 058229150X, 9780582291508
Keywords: phonology, introduction
Pages: 352
Published: 1989
  • Rating: 60%
ISBN: 0203205286, 9780203205280
Keywords: words, english
Pages: Unknown
Published: 1994

This book aims to arouse curiosity about English words and about the nature of language in general, especially among introductory students who do not intend to specialize in linguistics. It examines words from various backgrounds - including poetry, journalism, advertising. No previous knowledge of linguistics is assumed. The approach to the study of words is descriptive rather than theoretical. It looks at the structure of words, their meaning, spelling and pronunciation, how new words are manufactured or imported, and how the meaning of words change with time. Katamba also investigates how t
ISBN: 0415270790, 9780415270793
Keywords: linguistics, concepts, critical, morphology
Pages: 6
Published: 2003

This six volume collection draws together the most significant contributions to morphological theory and analysis, including foundational articles of the mid-twentieth century and more recent articles that consider the concept within a broader context. By comparing the stances taken by the different schools about the important issues, researchers are able to judge the merits of each, with the benefit of evidence rather than prejudice.
ISBN: 0582246911, 9780582246911
Keywords: linguistics, contemporary
Pages: 776
Published: 2001
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 1403945896, 9781403945891
Keywords: context, variation, description, language, english
Pages: 700
Published: 2009

<DIV><DIV><DIV>What is the English language like, why is it like that and what do we need to know in order to study it? This wide ranging introductory textbook not only presents the English language from multiple perspectives, but provides the reader with the necessary grounding in linguistics to investigate it for themselves.Written by a team of experts in diverse fields, English Language: Description, Variation and Context:• Covers both traditional topics and topics that have more recently come to prominence, notably concerning language use in context• Includes