This is an outstanding book both in its treatment and coverage of the subject at hand. The writer has introduced all the topics in simple way without leaving anything essential out. The students and teachers can reap benefits alike from the book in developing a deeper appreciation of language studies. The writer has exhibited a great sense of appropriacy in chapteriztion of the book and discussion the topics therein.
The aim of the book is to introduce basic concepts in linguistics and to familiarize the students with the fundamentals of modern linguistic. Accordingly, the style adopted is that of discussion and exemplification.