LINGUIST List 4.820

Mon 11 Oct 1993

Books: bilingualism, discourse, Finno-Ugric, terminology

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BILINGUALISM

Penny Lee , BILINGUAL EDUCATION IN REMOTE ABORIGINAL SCHOOLS. A small
 handbook for teachers subtitled "Developing First and Second Language
 Proficiency." Available (price Aus$8 + post) from:
 Liz Davie (Jawa Publications),
 Catholic Education Office of Western Australia,
 Kimberley Region,{xDP.O. Box 1451, Broome WA 6725, Australia.
Grows out of research in 1991 in two remote Aboriginal schools. Outcomes may
be of interest to those involved in bilingual or ESL education among indigenous
people living in disadvantaged circumstances. For more information, contact
<edplcc.flinders.edu.au>

Trudell, Barbara BEYOND THE BILINGUAL CLASSROOM: Literacy acquisition among
 Peruvian Amazon communities. 1993 x,162 pp. Paper ISBN 0-88312-615-X
 $18.00 Summer Institute of Linguistics and U Texas at Arlington
 >Internet: academic.bookssil.org Sociolinguistics Literacy
Historical, ethnic, and educational factors found to affect literacy acquisi-
tion in mother tongue and Spanish by ten ethnolinguistic groups, with pro-
file and history of each. Methodologies include interviews, document studies,
on-site surveys; application of three models of ethnicity and language use.

Schreuder, Robert & Bert Weltens (eds.) THE BILINGUAL LEXICON
 John Benjamins 1993 viii, 307 pp. Bilingualism
 Cloth US:1 55619 536 2/EUR:90 272 4108 2 US$69.00/Hfl. ,--
 Paper US:1 55619 538 9/EUR:90 272 4110 4 US$29.95/Hfl. ,--
A central issue in this volume is at which level of the bilingual
speaker's lexicon languages share representations and how language-
specific representations may be linked. The contributors favor a
dynamic, developmental perspective on bilingualism, which takes account
of the change of the mental lexicon over time and pays considerable
attention to the acquisition phase.


DISCOURSE

Renkema, Jan DISCOURSE STUDIES. AN INTRODUCTORY TEXTBOOK
 John Benjamins 1993 x, 224 pp. Discourse, Textbook
 Cloth US:1 55619 492 7/EUR:90 272 2136 7 US$49.00/Hfl.
 Paper US:1 55619 493 5/EUR:90 272 2137 5 US$22.95/Hfl.
Familiarizes the student with the key concepts and the major issues in
the field of discourse studies. It provides a scientific 'tool kit' for
future courses on discourse studies and serves as a stepping stone to
the independent study of the professional literature.


FINNO-UGRIC

Rona-Tas, A. AN INTRODUCTION TO TURKOLOGY
 John Benjamins 1993 170 pp. Finno-Ugric
 Paper US$72.00/Hfl. ,--
A general introduction to the history of the Turks and the Turkic
languages is followed by sections on the history of the Turkic peoples,
the Mongols,the Manchu-Tunguzians, world religions and the Ancient
Turks. The second part of the book deals with the study of Old Turkic
and its sources in various scripts and offers a graphemic and
orthographic analysis of Old Turkic.


TERMINOLOGY

Sonneveld, Helmi B. & Kurt L. Loenig (eds.) TERMINOLOGY:
APPLICATIONS IN INTERDISCIPLINARY COMMUNICATION
 John Benjamins 1993 viii, 244 Terminology
 Cloth US:1 55619 487 0/EUR:90 272 2131 6 US$55.00/Hfl 100,--
Deals with linguistic problems and technical aspects of terminology; in
addition are articles relating to terminology in specific subject
fields-lexicography, physical sciences, chemistry, social sciences and
medicine. Raises fundamental questions about the use of concepts and the
ordering of knowledge
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