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The Language System of English

by Vulf Plotkin

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Publisher: BrownWalker Press
Pub date: 2006
Pages: 115
ISBN-10: 1581129939
ISBN-13: 9781581129939
Categories: Language, Literature & LinguisticsLanguage & Lingusitics


A description of the English language as a dynamic system in the evolutionary process of radical typological restructuring, which has deeply affected its constituent subsystems - grammatical, lexical and phonic.

About the Author

Vulf Plotkin, Ph.D., was a professor at several universities in the USSR, specializing in the theory and history of English grammar and phonology. He has published 10 monographs and about 100 papers on these subjects and on broader linguistic issues. In 1993 he retired from academia and moved to Israel where he works as a linguistic advisor and translator.