About Book: The intention of writing this book ‘A Simple Handbook of Linguistics’ is to provide basic knowledge about Linguistics in the Modern World. The introduction about language, its origin, and linguistics are explained briefly. In Linguistics, the branches and its application are also given. Moreover the brief introduction about Phonetics and Phonology, Morphology, Syntax and Semantics are found in this book. The application of semantics in lexicography is given in the final chapter. I hope that these basic concepts of Linguistics will stimulate and understanding of the subject. By reading this book, surely the interest in reading and learning will be increased. And this will pay the way to know more about the discipline Linguistics.
About Author: Dr. Franklin Thambi Jose. S, is currently working as Senior Lecturer in Faculty of Languages and Communication, Sultan Idris Education University, Malaysia. He did his MA & MPhil from Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai and PhD from CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University. His area of specialization is Computational Linguistics, General Linguistics, TESL and Teaching Tamil Language & Linguistics.