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.
Selected Proceedings of the 7th Conference on the Acquisition of Spanish and Portuguese as First and Second Languages
This volume contains 15 papers selected from the 7th Conference on the
Acquisition of Spanish and Portuguese as First and Second Languages, which
was held at the University of Minnesota in 2004. The papers discuss how
children and adults learn Spanish and Portuguese, examining acquisition and
development in the areas of phonology, morphology, syntax, and writing. The
proceedings also includes several papers examining ser and estar, and a
plenary paper by Barbara Lafford comparing study abroad and classroom
learning of Spanish as a second language. The complete table of contents is
available at http://www.lingref.com/cpp/casp/7/
along with abstracts and the actual papers in PDF format.
This volume has been published by Cascadilla Proceedings Project, an
imprint of Cascadilla Press. Proceedings from Cascadilla Proceedings
Project are published in library binding. There is also free web access to
all of the papers in the proceedings through our web site at lingref.com.