Dwan Lee Shipley

ISBN-13: 978-1-935987-53-6

# pages: 65


Suggested Retail: $41.95



This HANDBOOK FOR GENERAL LINGUISTICS, offering detailed and personalized information, is designed to be a supplement for introductory linguistics classes.   Students and anyone interested in the basics of linguistics will find this handbook interesting and informative.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction

Chapter 2 Communication and Language: Animal vs. Human

Chapter 3 Origin of Language Theories with Emphases
on New Genetic/DNA Discoveries

Chapter 4 Acquisition of Language

Chapter 5 A Discussion of Historical Linguistics,
Emphasizing the Indo-European Language Family

Chapter 6 The History of Writing with a Linguistics

Chapter 7 Artificial Languages and General Conclusions


About the Author(s): Dwan Lee Shipley

Dwan Lee Shipley is a senior instructor in linguistics in the Modern and Classical Languages Department at Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington.

He was born and raised in Denver, Colorado, and has traveled throughout Europe, the United States, and Canada. Currently Shipley lives in Northwest Washington with his wife, Nita, and daughter, MaryEl.

Dwan has an MA in linguistics from the University of Colorado, an MAT in French from the University of South Carolina, an MIM from Thunderbird Graduate School of Global Management, and is currently ABD in linguistics from Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada. Research and teaching interests include comparative toponomastics, sociolinguistics, dialectology, and endangered language preservation.

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