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: Linguistics (Oxford Introduction to Language Study Series) ( ): H. G. Widdowson: Books. AUTHOR: H.G. Widdowson. ○ TITLE: Linguistics. ○ Subtitle: Oxford Introductions to Language Study. ○ PUBLISHER: Oxford University Press. ○ YEAR: Henry Widdowson (born May 28, ) is an authority in the field of applied linguistics and H.G. Widdowson on TESOL · Biography of H.G. Widdowson @ OUP · Text, Context, Pretext. Critical Issues in Discourse Analysis () · University of.

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Linguistics – H. G. Widdowson, H. G. Widdowson – Oxford University Press

While overall I enjoyed the book; the beginning part was a little confusing to me ,however as I continued it was resolved in the later chapters. It is highly readable and geared more for the novice.

Younes Benimam rated it really liked it Jun 16, Other books in the series. Critical Issues in Discourse Analysispublished by Blackwell’s. I’m giving it four stars not because I really liked it as goodreads indicates but because I think linghistics a book that I’m not sure how to rate this book. Please help to establish notability by citing reliable secondary sources that are independent of the topic and provide linguishics coverage of it beyond a mere trivial mention.


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H.G. Widdowson (Author of Linguistics)

This is an introduction to linguistics, the study of human language. He was the co-editor of Language Teaching: Historical Linguistics Herbert Schendl.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. An outline of the ways in which language has been defined, described, and explored is provided, and readers are guided towards further exploration.

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This page was last edited on 10 Octoberat Amy rated it really liked it Jun 26, There are many introductions to linguistics; Henry Widdowson’s book not only provides an excellent overview of the basics it does so on only 80 pages main text.

Widdowson is perhaps best known for his contribution to communicative language teaching.

Widdowson’s style is to define the main areas of enquiry very briefly and then call on the reader to make judgements about what each discipline should be studying. Despite calling itself an introduction, it was a very heavy going read – even for someone like me with 6 years experience in TESOL. Views Read Edit View history. The author provides a succinct but lucid outline of the ways in which h.b.widdowson has been defined, described, and explored, and guides readers towards further exploration of their own.


In the extracts from other books, however, Widdowson shows that different authors draw the boundaries between the various sub-disciplines differently. Jc rated it really liked it Dec 31, The Best Books of Sold by saanjhi and ships from Amazon Fulfillment.

Giang Le rated it liked linguisyics Oct 01, Refresh and try again. Professor Henry Widdowson is an internationally acclaimed authority in applied linguistics and language teaching. Oxford University Press; 1 edition June 6, Language: For those who want or need more, the author provides excepts from other books, a list of references and a glossary.