It was about one and a half years ago that I finally I arrived where I had always wanted to be and do what I had always wanted-- teach students, support small language communities and conduct research on African languages on my doorstep. The University of Cape Town and my new colleagues welcomed my efforts to establish the Centre for African Language Diversity-- CALDi as well as The African Language Archive-- TALA and I was recently appointed the Mellon Research Chair: African Language Diversity this initiative. The main aim of CALDi is to train young African scholars in descriptive linguistics and open up space for research into African languages at UCT with the hopes of countering the dominance of African linguistics outside the continent. It has been a great challenge for which my whole career has been a form of preparation...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.
*Presents an analysis of words and expressions that can be indicative of
*Systematically based on a well-developed theory of argumentation
*Covers all stages of a critical discussion
*Makes use of the newly developed technical tool of dialectical profiles
*Immediately connects with the practice of argumentative discourse by
starting from everyday examples
This volume identifies and analyses English words and expressions that are
crucial for an adequate reconstruction of argumentative discourse. It
provides a systematic set of instruments for giving a well founded analysis
that results in an analytic overview of the elements that are relevant for
the evaluation of the argumentation. By starting from everyday examples,
the study immediately connects with the practice of argumentative discourse.