The English Language: From Sound to Sense
by Gerald P. Delahunty, James J. Garvey
Publisher: Parlor Press 2010
Number of pages: 480
The book is written to help readers become independent language analysts capable of critically evaluating claims about the language and the people who use it. Written in a clear style, it guides its readers on topics including basic assumptions about language and discourse, pronunciation, word-formation strategies, parts of speech, clause elements and patterns, how clauses may be combined into sentences, and how clauses and sentences are modified to suit speakers' and writers' discourse purposes.
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by Gary Hardegree - UMass Amherst
Contents: Basic Categorial Syntax; Shortcomings of Standard Categorial Syntax; Expanded Categorial Syntax; Examples of Expanded Categorial Syntax; Categorial Logic; Basic Categorial Semantics; Lambda-Abstraction; Expanded Categorial Semantics; etc.
by Marcus Kracht - UCLA
Contents: Basic Probability Theory (Conditional Probability, Random Variables, Limit Theorems); Elements of Statistics (Estimators, Tests, Distributions, Correlation and Covariance, Linear Regression, Markov Chains); Probabilistic Linguistics.
by Richard Mitchell - Little, Brown
Author takes examples of bad writing and rips them to shreds. These mistakes are revelations about the mind that wrote them. The examples of bad writing that come from educators are given special attention. Mitchell's first book is also his best.
by R. H. Baayen - Cambridge University Press
This book provides an introduction to the statistical analysis of quantitative data for researchers studying language and language processing. Designed for linguists with a non-mathematical background, it clearly introduces the basic principles ...