This free online dictionary brings the wealth of information contained in The Australian National Dictionary within easy reach.It is the first comprehensive, historically based record of the 10,000 words and idioms that make up the Australian contribution to the English language. It records the historical development of Australian words and phrases from their earliest use to the present day.
The OED covers words from across the English-speaking world, from North America to South Africa, from Australia and New Zealand to the Caribbean. It also offers the best in etymological analysis and in listing of variant spellings, and it shows pronunciation using the International Phonetic Alphabet.
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An encyclopedia of all matters related to language and linguistics, It has been described as "the definitive and indispensable scholarly reference publication, on all branches of linguistics for any library where linguistics is taken seriously.
Providing a comprehensive survey of the field, the many connections among its various sub-disciplines, and the likely directions of its future development, the Oxford Handbook of Applied Linguistics provides a panoramic and comprehensive look at this complex and vigorous field.
This companion is for anyone who is interested in how and why people speak and write with such diversity. It also includes articles by leading scholars in the field on: methods of observation and analysis; social correlates; socio-psychological factors; socio-political factors; and, language change.
Covers concepts and theories that have traditionally been associated with pragmatics, but also recent areas of development within the field, scholars who have had a significant influence on pragmatics, interdisciplinary exchanges between pragmatics and other areas of enquiry and all major research trends.
Includes many terms, grouped into entries in the areas of phonetics, phonology, syntax, semantics, sociolinguistics and psycholinguistics. It contains a separate table of abbreviations and table of symbols, along with an updated International Phonetic Alphabet.