If you are new to linguistics as a subject and beginning a course at undergraduate or sixth-form level, How to Study Linguistics is the ideal introduction and companion to your studies.
· Covers all the core areas of linguistic study, with chapters discussing strategies for studying phonology, syntax and semantics
· Explores other branches of linguistics such as sociolinguistics, stylistics, and psycholinguistics
· Includes a chapter on writing linguistics essays and a detailed glossary to aid learning and revision
· Second edition includes new material designed to help the more advanced reader
How to Study Linguistics is both a guide to current ideas about linguistics and a refreshingly practical text book. It will not only develop your skills as a language student, but will also make an often complex and daunting subject easy to understand, and a pleasure to study.