LINGUIST List 9.295

Fri Feb 27 1998

Qs: Chinese,Deletion,L2 Learning,Gumperz Video

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  1. projetcp, English Loanwords in Chinese Mandarin
  2. Mauro Tosco, Non-coronals Deletion before Affixes
  3. English.2000, Nonconventional Approaches
  4. Laura Christine Hartley, Gumperz Video

Message 1: English Loanwords in Chinese Mandarin

Date: Thu, 26 Feb 1998 09:51:51 -0500 (EST)
From: projetcp <projetcplli.ulaval.ca>
Subject: English Loanwords in Chinese Mandarin


We are doing a research on English loanwords in Chinese mandarin. We
are building a massive corpora so we would appreciated your help. If
you are aware of any existing corpora, please let us know.

Thank you.

Marie-Josee Goulet,
Carole Paradis's research assistant.

Departement des langues et linguistique
Universite Laval
Quebec (Quebec)
G1K 7P4
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Message 2: Non-coronals Deletion before Affixes

Date: Thu, 26 Feb 1998 23:13:57 +0100
From: Mauro Tosco <tosmaurotn.village.it>
Subject: Non-coronals Deletion before Affixes


I am currently working on the grammar of a language (Dhaasanac, East
Cushitic; Ethiopia) which has a rule deleting non-coronals before ALL
affixes. E.g., in verbs, non-coronals are allowed in the imperative
singular positive (i.e., the bare stem), but are dropped in all other
paradigm forms. Does anyone know of other languages displaying a
similar rule?

Thanks,
Mauro Tosco

Mauro Tosco,
Istituto Universitario Orientale,
Dept. of African and Arab Studies (DSRAPA),
piazza S. Domenico Maggiore, 12
I-80134 Napoli
Italy
phone: +39-81-5517840
fax: +39-81-5517901

home:
via Piave, 8/3 A
I-16145 Genova
Italy
phone/fax: +39-10-3621030
e-mail: tosmaurotn.village.it
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Message 3: Nonconventional Approaches

Date: Fri, 27 Feb 1998 12:04:42 +0000
From: English.2000 <English.2000britcoun.org>
Subject: Nonconventional Approaches


I have recently received the following request for information from
the International Centre for Pedagogical Studies. Can anybody help?
If so, please reply to Jean-Marc CARE <poletticiep.fr>, copying to
the list if appropriate.

>I am coordinating a special issue of the periodical 'Le 
>Francais dans le Monde' concentrating on so-called 
>nonconventional approaches to the teaching/learning of 
>foreign languages. The purpose of the exercise is to 
>tackle approaches which are to be found neither in 
>current textbooks nor in common school procedures.
> 
>By way of example and without being exhaustive: 
>suggestopedia, psychodrama, community language learning,
>silent way, neurolinguistic programmation, story line, 
>distance education through the internet, tutorials and 
>personalised procedures can be mentioned.... In addition 
>to those approaches affecting yet small numbers in spite 
>of being well known and recognized, you may have heard 
>or come across teachers who have developed a specific 
>approach to language teaching in a somewhat structured 
>manner. I am currently trying to identify such singular 
>trends, often unknown if not totally ignored.
> 
>Should you come across such cases, I'd be most grateful 
>if you would facilitate potential contacts.
> 
>Yours sincerely,
>Jean-Marc CARE
>Charge d'etudes au CIEP-BELC
>1 avenue Leon-Journault
>92318 Sevres Cedex
>Tel.:014507 6087
>Fax:0145076001
>Email: poletticiep.fr

......................................................
David Mason, The British Council, London
Registered in England as a charity no. 209131
david.masonbritcoun.org
http://www.britcoun.org/english/ 
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Message 4: Gumperz Video

Date: Fri, 27 Feb 1998 11:29:37 -0500 (EST)
From: Laura Christine Hartley <hartleylpilot.msu.edu>
Subject: Gumperz Video


I'm trying to get a hold of a copy of video done by Gumperz in the
1970s I believe. The title of it is "Crosstalk." Does anyone have
information as to how I can obtain a copy of this video?

Thanks in advance,

Laura Hartley

- 
hartleylpilot.msu.edu
Department of Linguistics
Michigan State University
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