Fromkin, Victoria, Robert Rodman, and Nina Hyams. Introduction to Language. 9th ed. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2009. (Required)
Clark, Virgina P., Paul A. Eschholz, and Alfred F. Rosa. Language: Introductory Readings. New York: Bedford, 2007.
Frommer, Paul R., and Edward Finegan. Looking at Languagees. Boston: Wadsworth, 2010.
Hacker, Diana. A Writer's Reference. 7th ed. New York: Bedford/St Martins, 2009.
Pinker, Steven. The Language Instinct. New York: Perennial, 2000.
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NYPL (New York Public Library)
WorldCat (OCLC world wide)
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