Internet Linguistics: A Student Guide

Internet Linguistics: A Student Guide

David Crystal


The web is now a vital part of up to date existence, and linguists are more and more learning its impression on language. during this student-friendly guidebook, prime language authority Professor David Crystal follows on from his landmark bestseller Language and the Internet and offers the realm as a brand new box: web linguistics.

In his attractive trademark variety, Crystal addresses the net linguistic matters that impact us each day, incorporating real-life examples drawn from his personal experiences and private involvement with net businesses. He presents new linguistic analyses of Twitter, web defense, and web advertising, explores the evolving multilingual personality of the net, and gives illuminating observations a couple of wide variety of on-line behaviour, from junk mail to exclamation marks.

Including many actions and recommendations for extra learn, this is often the basic advent to a serious new box for college kids of all degrees of English language, linguistics and new media.

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