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Kidnapping, attempted assassination, espionagea ]not the answers youa (TM)d expect to the question a what happens when you become a linguist?a (TM)

But now, reflecting on a long and hugely successful career at the forefront of the field of English Language and Linguistics, David Crystal answers this question and offers us a special look behind the scenes at the adventures, rewards, challenges and pitfalls of his life in language.

Both an autobiography and a highly accessible introduction to the field of linguistics, Just a Phrase Ia (TM)m Going Through illuminates and entertains us with its many insights into the ever-fascinating subject of language.

David Crystal is synonymous with language, both as a great populariser and linguistic pioneer, and his contribution to the field is unparalleled. This audio book is not just for students and teachers but for all lovers of language.

4 discs. Running time: 5 hours approx. Abridged.

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ISBN:
9780415560382
Author:
Crystal, David
Publisher:
Routledge
Subject:
Linguistics - General
Publication Date:
20090431
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Language:
English

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"Synopsis" by , Kidnapping, attempted assassination, espionagea ]not the answers youa (TM)d expect to the question a what happens when you become a linguist?a (TM)

But now, reflecting on a long and hugely successful career at the forefront of the field of English Language and Linguistics, David Crystal answers this question and offers us a special look behind the scenes at the adventures, rewards, challenges and pitfalls of his life in language.

Both an autobiography and a highly accessible introduction to the field of linguistics, Just a Phrase Ia (TM)m Going Through illuminates and entertains us with its many insights into the ever-fascinating subject of language.

David Crystal is synonymous with language, both as a great populariser and linguistic pioneer, and his contribution to the field is unparalleled. This audio book is not just for students and teachers but for all lovers of language.

4 discs. Running time: 5 hours approx. Abridged.

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