An Introduction to Contact Linguistics (Language in Society) by Donald Winford

By Donald Winford

This e-book is a entire creation to the learn of language touch and its results, in addition to the social and linguistic components concerned.

  • Provides a finished advent to the sphere of touch linguistics.
  • Examines quite a lot of language touch phenomena from either common linguistic and sociolinguistic perspectives.
  • Offers an account of present techniques to all the significant forms of contact-induced change.
  • Discusses the final procedures and ideas which are at paintings in circumstances of contact.

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