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Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment

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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

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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: The Study of Language
URL: http://www.cambridge.org/us/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=0511133502
Description:

Designed for beginners, this best-selling textbook provides a thorough
introduction to the study of language. It introduces the analysis of the
key elements of language--sounds, words, structures and meanings, and
provides a solid foundation in all of the essential topics. The third
edition has been extensively revised to include new sections on important
contemporary issues in language study, including language and culture,
African American English, sign language, and slang. A comprehensive
glossary provides useful explanations of technical terms, and each chapter
contains a range of new study questions and research tasks, with suggested
answers.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
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