A Short Introduction to the Study of Language - Ellen Thompson

A Short Introduction to the Study of Language - Ellen Thompson

Are there Primitive Languages?

A Short Introduction to the Study of Language - Ellen Thompson

Ellen Thompson [+-]
Florida International University
Ellen Thompson is Associate Professor of Linguistics at Florida International University in Miami.

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1 Introduction 2 Written and Spoken Languages 2.1 Language ≠ Written Form 3 Expression of Ideas in Different Languages 3.1 Building Words and Sentences in English and Turkish 3.2 Differences in Language Complexity 4 Do All Languages have Grammar? 4.1 No Language has Free Word Order 4.2 Click Consonants English Click Consonants 5 Conclusion References Suggested Materials

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Thompson, Ellen. Are there Primitive Languages?. A Short Introduction to the Study of Language. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 114-123 Jan 2019. ISBN 9781781797730. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=35941. Date accessed: 23 Oct 2019 doi: 10.1558/equinox.35941. Jan 2019

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