I first learned that linguistic knowledge mattered at the age of four. I began my academic career in a tough primary school in Paddington, London, where I was regularly bullied for my non-Cockney accent. When the bullying got too much, my parents moved me to a posh preparatory school in St. John's Wood, where I was regularly bullied because my accent was not upper class enough. ...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.
Terminology, Lsp and Translation. Studies in Language Engineering
A state-of-the-art volume highlighting the links between lexicography, terminology, language for special purposes (LSP) and translation and Machine Translation, that constitute the domain of Language Engineering. Contributors: Rainer Arntz; Mona Baker; Bruno de Besse and Donatella Pulitano; J. -Cl. Boulanger; Teresa Cabre; Anthony Hartley and Cecile Paris; Nigel Holden; Frank Knowles; Margaret King; Blaise Nkwenti Azeh; Catriona Picken; Maria Pozzi, Alain Rey; Jean-Paul Vinay; Yorick Wilks and Wolfram Wilss.