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.
Franklin, Karl, ed. Papers in Papuan Linguistics No.2. 1997, viii+361pp. Softcover. Papers by David Briley, Duane A. Clouse, Philip C. Fields, Donald Laycock, J.A. LLoyd. Three Papuan language areas of Irian Jaya and one in Papua New Guinea ( Baruya tone, an Angan language family member) are described in this volume. The Irian languages are Bauzi, Orya and the Lake Plains area - a comparative study. A short contribution on the Tok Pisin, 'Sanguma' is also included.