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Linguistics & Language Acquisition: Books

Research guide for linguistics, second language issues, and more.

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Find books, videos, and other items from CSUSB in the Pfau Library OneSearch:

Catalog Search Tips

Think of keywords, or important words describing each aspect of your topic, such as:

"discourse analysis" gender

ESL writing instruction

The catalog includes both printed books and ebooks. Note the floor location, call number, and status in order to retrieve a printed book..

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Library Catalog: Subject Headings

When you find an interesting book, look at its Subjects (also known as Subject Headings). Click on a subject to find more book on that topic, or use them as keywords in your search. 

Examples:

Discourse analysis 
English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers 
English language -- syntax 
Grammar, comparative and general 
Language acquisition 
Pragmatics 
Second language acquisition 
Sociolinguistics 

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