Please recommend an introductory linguistics textbook for motivated high school students.

  • Not a great fit for the site (no one right answer), but I like Grady & Archibald. Commented Oct 28, 2022 at 12:40
  • macmillanlearning.com/college/us/product/… (O’Grady et al.)
    – Alex B.
    Commented Oct 28, 2022 at 12:46
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    David Crystal's Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language and Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language should be enough. They're good reading and cover everything. Best of all, they're not textbooks.
    – jlawler
    Commented Oct 28, 2022 at 15:41


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