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Languages & Linguistics


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Chomsky, Noam
Crystal, David
Saussure, Ferdinand

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Crystal, David, 1941-
McLuhan, Marshall, 1911-1980

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language AND development
linguistics AND sociology

Select useful titles and look at the full record for subject headings. Some useful Language and Linguistics subject headings are:

Language and languages
Language acquisition
Language and culture
Applied linguistics
Grammar, comparative and general
English language - syntax
French language - syntax

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