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.
Available for the first time in years, Lexical Semantics in LFG is a
reissue of the groundbreaking "Papers in Lexical Functional Grammar." It
spans a diverse range of topics, including Italian unaccusatives,
Malayalam causatives, derived nominals, resultatives, and non-nominative
subjects in Icelandic. With its emphasis on representations of lexical
semantic information that allow operations on predicate-argument relations
and grammatical relations to be independent of structural configurations,
the text will be of interest to both scholars and students of linguistics.