By Ingo Plag

This textbook presents an available creation to the learn of word-formation, that's, the ways that new phrases are equipped at the bases of alternative phrases (e.g. satisfied - happy-ness), concentrating on English. The book's didactic objective is to let scholars with very little previous linguistic wisdom to do their very own functional analyses of advanced phrases. Readers are familiarized with the required methodological instruments to acquire and examine correct information and are proven the way to relate their findings to theoretical difficulties and debates. The publication isn't really written within the standpoint of a selected theoretical framework and attracts on insights from a number of study traditions, reflecting vital methodological and theoretical advancements within the box. it's a textbook directed in the direction of college scholars of English in any respect degrees. it will probably additionally function a resource publication for lecturers and complex scholars, and as an up to date reference referring to many word-formation methods in English.

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