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by David Crystal

eBook The English Language download ISBN: 0140135324
Author: David Crystal
Publisher: Penguin Books (January 25, 1991)
Language: English
Pages: 304
ePub: 1710 kb
Fb2: 1625 kb
Rating: 4.3
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Category: Reference
Subcategory: Words Language and Grammar

1. The Stories of English.

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This book is a superbly written and illustrated exploration of the history, structure, and use of English .

This book is a superbly written and illustrated exploration of the history, structure, and use of English throughout the world. Every major English-speaking country is included, and the book abounds with insights into how English evolved and how it works

David Crystal is an honorary professor of linguistics at the University of Wales, Bangor. 4 people found this helpful.

David Crystal is an honorary professor of linguistics at the University of Wales, Bangor.

Professor David Crystal is one the world's foremost linguistic experts. 1. The Oxford English Dictionary.

Washington: US English, 1996, x+134 pp. No ISBN.

David Crystal is a British linguist and book author. He graduated from University College London, where he studied English. Then he worked as a lecturer and was a professor of linguistics at different universities. It’s difficult to list all the rewards David Crystal has.

This is the definitive survey of the English language-in all its forms. Crystal writes accessibly about the structure of the language, the uses of English throughout the world, and finally he gives a brief history of English. The book has been fully revised and there is a fascinating new chapter on 'The effect of technology