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Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment

By: Ernst Jahr

Provides richly detailed insight into the uniqueness of the Norwegian language development. Marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Norwegian nation following centuries of Danish rule


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Acquiring Phonology: A Cross-Generational Case-Study

By Neil Smith

The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.


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Language Production and Interpretation: Linguistics meets Cognition

By Henk Zeevat

The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin


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Title: An Introduction to Psycholinguistics
Subtitle: 2nd Edition
Written By: DannyD.Steinberg
Description:

How do we learn to speak and understand speech? Is language unique to
humans?

Psycholinguistics is the study of language as it relates to the mind and
brain. The first edition of An Introduction to Psycholinguistics has
established itself as a popular text for this fascinating area of
linguistic study. This new edition provides students with an up-to-date,
focused and accessible introduction to the key issues and the latest
research information.


Contents
1. First Language Learning by Children
2. The Deaf and Language: Sign, Oral, Written
3. Children Raised in the Wild and Isolation
4. Reading: Fundamental Principles and Teaching
5. Animals and Language Learning
6. The Need for a Theory of Grammar
7. Current Theories of Grammar and Speech Processing
8. Relationship of Language to Thought and Culture
9. Origin of Language Knowledge
10. Language and the Brain
11. Second Language Acquisition
12. Teaching Methods and Bilingualism

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Pearson Linguistics
Review: Read the review
BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
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Versions:
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0582505755
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 328
Prices: U.K.£ 16.99
U.S.$ 39.93