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Teaching and Learning Anthropology JournalVol. 2, No. 1 (2019), pp. 41-43ISSN: 2641-4260CC BY-NC 4.0REVIEWEssentials of Linguistics by Catherine AndersonHamilton, ON: McMaster University, 2018. Available athttps://essentialsoflinguistics.pressbooks.com/Troy E. SpierTulane [email protected] of Linguistics is a groundbreaking text. It is the first open educationalresource (OER) dedicated to preparing undergraduate students to pursue the scientificstudy of language. This freely available, redistributable textbook is published under aCreative Commons license and presents a brief multimodal introduction to the majorsubfields of linguistics, combining written text with embedded hyperlinks to short videolectures by the author. The book’s eleven chapters cover phonetics (Chapters 2 and 3),phonology (Chapter 4), morphology (Chapters 6 and 7), syntax (Chapters 8 and 9), andsemantics (Chapter 10), as well as more applied issues like first- and second-languageacquisition (Chapt...