Heidi Harley
New York: John Wiley & Sons
Publication year: 2006

English Words is a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the study of English words from a theoretically informed linguistic perspective.

  • accessibly written to give students a command of basic theory, skills in analyzing English words, and the foundation needed for more advanced study in linguistic theory or lexicology
  • covers basic introductory material and investigates the structure of English vocabulary
  • introduces students to the technical study of words from relevant areas of linguistics: phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, historical linguistics and psycholinguistics
  • Extensive exercises for student mastery and further reading suggestions

Coming Fall 2017: List of errata.