For Students

by Victoria A. Fromkin At the end of the 19th century, the Reverend William A. Spooner, Dean and Warden of New College, Oxford, earned a place in history when a new word based on his name was coined—'spoonerism'.
Linguistics is the science of language, and linguists are scientists who apply the scientific method to questions about the nature and function of language.
by Walt Wolfram
by Frederick J. Newmeyer
by Stephen CrainThe Domain of Study Many linguistics departments offer a course entitled 'Language and Brain' or 'Language and Mind.' Such a course examines the relationship between linguistic theories and actual language use by children and adults.
by Donald Freeman

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