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Book: The Five-Minute Linguist

Chapter: 1. Why Learn about Language?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.38120


This chapter emphasizes the fact that what distinguishes us from all the other creatures is language. It points out some of the issues to be addressed in the book and the manner in which they will be addressed.

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  • Robert Rodman† ( - robertrodman)