George Yule (linguist)
|Born||20 March 1947|
|Known for||Writing introductory books on linguistics|
|Education||University of Edinburgh (PhD)|
|Thesis||Aspects of the information structure of spoken discourse (1981)|
|Doctoral advisor||Gillian Brown|
|Other academic advisors||Keith Brown, Jim Miller, Karen Currie de Carvalho|
|Sub-discipline||Discourse analysis, pragmatics|
George Yule (born 20 March 1947) is a British linguist. He is known for writing introductory books on different branches of linguistics. His book The Study of Language is a best-selling introductory book taught in the universities worldwide and translated into several languages.
- Explaining English Grammar
- Focus on the Language Learner
- The Study of Language
- Discourse Analysis
- "George Yule". Oxford University Press. Retrieved 30 January 2019.
- Dillon, George L.; Coleman, Linda; Fahnestock, Jeanne; Agar, Michael; Brown, Gillian; Yule, George; Leech, Geoffrey N.; Levinson, Stephen C. (June 1985). "Discourse Analysis". Language. 61 (2): 446. doi:10.2307/414152. JSTOR 414152.
- "Review of The Study of Language". Linguistlist.org. Retrieved 30 January 2019.
- Salzmann, Zdenek (1998). "The study of language 2nd edn. By George Yule". Language. 74 (2): 449–450. doi:10.1353/lan.1998.0174. ISSN 1535-0665.
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