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German: A Linguistic Introduction

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Standard German is spoken by approximately 95 million people worldwide. This book provides an introduction to the linguistic structure of standard German that is rich in descriptive detail and grounded in modern linguistic theory. It describes the main linguistic features: the sounds, structure and formation of words, structure of sentences, and meaning of words and senten ...more
Paperback, 317 pages
Published May 1st 2009 by Cambridge University Press
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Sarah M. B. Fagan's GERMAN: A Linguistic Introduction is an introduction to a number of facets of the German language for students with a linguistics background. She covers phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, the history of the language, regional variation and several issues of sociolinguistics.

Fagan's target audience will immediately find practical and useful information here, especially in the chapter on phonology. Here Fagan goes real deep into allophonic variation, describing the langu
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