In grade school, no one would have ever guessed I'd grow up to become a linguist-- I was the kid who got Cs in French and couldn't produce a trill to save my life! I went to university majoring in civil engineering-- relieved that there was no language requirement for that major. But I ended up switching to geophysics, thinking that it would be less restrictive than engineering, and that it would allow me to spend more time in the mountains (which turned out to be wishful thinking)...Read more
The Cambridge Handbook of Communication Disorders examines the full range of developmental and acquired communication disorders and provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive guide to the epidemiology, aetiology and clinical features of these disorders.
In their updated edition of this definitive text, Adrian Battye and
Marie-Anne Hintze offer an extensive selection of new and reworked material
on the socio-linguistic aspects of the French language. The revised work
heightens its focus on the distribution of French in the world, the
historical development of the language, and the sound systems of France.
This valuable book provides both an introduction to the techniques of
linguistics as applied to the French language and a reference work for the
more advanced student.