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.
Presenting the language in the form of dialogues and reading passages, many of which touch on contemporary Georgian life including politics and minority rights issues, this grammar introduces a colloquial language in a comprehensive self-study text for all learners. George Hewitt presents in a clear manner the grammar, pronunciation and lexis of this complex language. The vocabulary contains over 2,600 entries with the verbs listed by root, often illustrating more than one verb form. Full attention is given to script reproduction and recognition, with both Roman and Georgian scripts used up until the fifth lesson. Lessons are tested by a range of exercise work. The reference section provides an answer key, Georgian-English glossary, a phrase guide and an index and glossary of terms.