Linguistics Reading List

For applicants

We advise you to read the Linguistics subject page thoroughly.

For offer holders

  • David Crystal, The Cambridge encyclopedia of language (1997)

  • David Crystal, How language works (2006)

  • Steven Pinker, The Language instinct: The New Science of Language and Mind (2003)

You should also consult the online introductory reading lists for the four first year papers - see the links below:

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