Journals Higher Education



Published: 24 June 2010

472 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195368000

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Experience, Evidence, and Sense

The Hidden Cultural Legacy of English

Anna Wierzbicka

  • Shows that the English language contains a universe of meanings that hinge on particular words
  • Explores the hidden cultural legacy of English, a vital area of study as English becomes the global lingua franca
  • Builds on Anna Wierzbicka's well-known methodology, Natural Semantic Metalanguage