It was about one and a half years ago that I finally I arrived where I had always wanted to be and do what I had always wanted-- teach students, support small language communities and conduct research on African languages on my doorstep. The University of Cape Town and my new colleagues welcomed my efforts to establish the Centre for African Language Diversity-- CALDi as well as The African Language Archive-- TALA and I was recently appointed the Mellon Research Chair: African Language Diversity this initiative. The main aim of CALDi is to train young African scholars in descriptive linguistics and open up space for research into African languages at UCT with the hopes of countering the dominance of African linguistics outside the continent. It has been a great challenge for which my whole career has been a form of preparation...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.
More Englishes. New Studies in Varieties of English 1988-1994
This collection of 8 papers is a continuation of Manfred Goerlach's previous collection "Englishes" with the author's most influential writings in the field of varieties of English Contents: Preface/More Englishes; Varietas delectat: forms and functions of English around the world; Innovation in new Englishes; Word-formation and the ENL: ESL: EFL distinction; Heteronymy in International English; Dictionaries of transplanted Englishes; Irish English and Irish culture in dictionaries of English; Text types and Indian English; Sociolinguistic determinants for literature in dialects and minority languages: Max and Moritz in Scots.