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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

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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: Field Linguistics
Subtitle: A Beginner's Guide
Written By: TerryT.Crowley
URL: http://www.oup.com/uk/catalogue/?ci=9780199213702
Description:

This book is a comprehensive, practical guide to field linguistics. It
deals in particular with the problems arising from the documentation of
endangered languages. Terry Crowley shows how to prepare for that task, and
how to record, analyse, and describe languages in the filed. Mixing formal
instruction and anecdote, the author shares his rich experience with the
new generation of linguistic fieldworkers.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0199284342
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 216
Prices: U.K.£ 55.00

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0199213704
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 216
Prices: U.K.£ 19.99