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Language Play


Language Play by Penguin Uk at Translate This Website. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. In this book, David Crystal examines why we devote so much time and energy to language games, how professionals make a career of them, and how young children instinctively take to them. Crystal makes a simple argument - that since playing with language is so natural, a natural way to learn language is to play with it - while he discusses puns, crosswords, lipograms, comic alphabets, rhymes, funny voices taken from dialect and popular culture, limericks, anagrams, scat singing, and much more..


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In this book, David Crystal examines why we devote so much time and energy to language games, how professionals make a career of them, and how young children instinctively take to them. Crystal makes a simple argument - that since playing with language is so natural, a natural way to learn language is to play with it - while he discusses puns, crosswords, lipograms, comic alphabets, rhymes, funny voices taken from dialect and popular culture, limericks, anagrams, scat singing, and much more..

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Manufacturer:Penguin Uk
Publisher:Penguin Uk
Studio:Penguin Uk
EAN:9780140273854
Item Weight:0 pounds
Item Size:0.5 x 7.75 x 7.75 inches
Package Weight:0.49 pounds
Package Size:5.12 x 0.79 x 0.79 inches

Language Play by Penguin Uk

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