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Best Books on Linguistics

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Best Books on Linguistics

The role and importance of language in human life
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Nearly all animal species can communicate with each other, whether it’s through the hum of an insect or whale songs that carry thousands of miles across the ocean. But the complex system of sounds, grammar, and syntax that we know as “language” is unique to us humans—it's how we understand and build relationships with each other. This collection of Blinks on linguistics will take you into the intricacies of language. Explore the beginnings of language, how children can acquire languages without being directly taught, and the particulars of modern communication from emails to emojis.

Best Books on Linguistics

The role and importance of language in human life
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