Date: Mon, 26 Sep 1994 19:42:06 -0500
From: "Timothy C. Frazer" mftcf[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]UXA.ECN.BGU.EDU
Subject: Re: intro linguistics texts
We need an intro text which is not written for beginning linguistics
majors, but for students who have no idea what the topic is, are not
intellectually adventurous, who need to see in every page what the topic
means in their lives. For sociolinguiistics, Elaine Chaika's text does
this better than any I have seen, but we need one which works as well in
a general intro to the discipline.
On Mon, 26 Sep 1994, Alan R Slotkin wrote:
I've been using the Fromkin/Rodman 5th ed. in my intro. course. I'm fed up
with its misprints, etc. I'd appreciate any suggestions that members of the
list might have for a replacement text--while the course is taught on the
400 level, it is populated by students with relatively little
Thanks in advance.
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