CONTENTS:- 1. Understanding research methods. 2. Aspects of language study. 3. The sounds of language. 4. Research in language acquisition. 5. Methodology of learning new words. 6. Linguistic structure: material and form in language. 7. Research in applied linguistics. 8. Modern approaches to study language and models. 9. Developments and researches in theoretical linguistics. 10. Generative linguistics and transformational grammar. 11. Literary research paper writing. 12. Socio-historical linguistics: a new field of research. 13. Understanding semiotics. 14. Linguistics morphology: a new approach. 15. Critical areas of syntax. 16. Semantics. 17. Lexicology. 18. Cognitive linguistics: core ideas and their application categories in the classroom. 19. Methods and approaches in vocabulary teaching and their influence on students' acquisition. 20. Basic concepts of modern linguistics use.
This publication titled Research Methodology of Language and Linguistics primarily deals with major research methodologies in language, literature and linguistics. It also provides an introductory overview of basic issues concerning research methodology. Research methodology in social sciences is discussed in detail. An in-depth analysis of research methodology in applied linguistics is done. Research methodology in sociology is analyzed briefly, so has been, the research methodology in humanities. Research methodologies in cultural studies, languages and literature are detailed at considerable length. Written by a leading author in a clear, informal style, it is an essential companion for graduate students and practicing teachers embarking on their first qualitative research study in applied linguistics.