- Electronic ISBN 9780080448541
- Electronic ISBN 9780080547848
- The first Encyclopedia to exploit the multimedia potential of linguistics
- Ground-breaking in scope - wider than any predecessor
- An invaluable resource for researchers, academics, students and professionals in the fields of: linguistics, anthropology, education, psychology, language acquisition, language pathology, cognitive science, sociology, the law, the media, medicine & computer science.
- The most authoritative, up-to-date, comprehensive, and international reference source in its field
Section headings (section editors):
Phonetics (John H. Esling, University of Victoria, Canada).
Phonology (Richard Wiese, University of Marburg, Germany).
Morphology (Laurie Bauer, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand).
Syntax (Jim P. Blevins, University of Cambridge, UK).
Typology & Universals (Bernd Heine, University of Cologne, Germany).
Historical & Comparative Linguistics (Mark Hale, Concordia University, Canada).
Sign Language (Bencie Woll, City University, England).
Foundations of Linguistics (Billy Clark, Middlesex University, UK).
Semantics - grammatical (Osten Dahl, Stockholm University, Sweden).
Semantics (logical & lexical) (Keith Allan, Monash University, Australia).
Pragmatics (Jacob Mey, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark).
Lexicography (Patrick Hanks, Akademie der Wissenschaften, Germany).
Philosophy & Language (Rob Stainton, University of Western Ontario, Canada; and Alex Barber, Open University, England).
Translation (Kirsten Malmkjaer, Middlesex University, England).
Text Analysis & Stylistics (Catherine Emmott, University of Glasgow, Scotland).
Spoken Discourse (Rosanna Sornicola, Universita di Napoli Federico II, Italy).
Linguistic Anthropology (Michael Silverstein, University of Chicago, USA).
Variation & Language (Miriam Meyerhoff, University of Edinburgh, Scotland).
Society & Language (Raj Mesthrie, University of Cape Town, South Africa).
Education & Language (Bernard Spolsky, Bar-Ilan University, Israel).
Applied Linguistics (Margie Berns, Purdue University, USA).
Law & Language (John Gib
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- © 2006
- 27th April 2006
- Elsevier Science
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"An extraordinary resource, encompassing a comprehensive breadth of major topics in all aspects of language and linguistics, the perspectives of leading scholars, and regional viewpoints from around the world! It does look to be an impressive undertaking, allright." -- Alister Cumming, Professor and Head, Modern Language Centre Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Canada.
"With over 3,000 articles and 39,000 references, this volume is vital to all college-level libraries as the most comprehensive language resource of its kind. -- John Aiello, The Electric Review, May 2005.
From the foreword:
"From people who enjoy browsing through encyclopedias to specialists who want some basic orientation in an area near their own, readers will find ELL2 to be an outstanding source of information." -- Sarah G. Thomason, William J. Gedney Collegiate Professor of Linguistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA