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Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment

By: Ernst Jahr

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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Title: English Learners Left Behind
Subtitle: Standardized Testing as Language Policy
URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?isb=9781853599972
Series Title: Bilingual Education and Bilingualism
Description:

This books explores how high-stake tests mandated by No Child Left Behind
have become a de facto language policy in US schools, detailing how testing
has shaped curriculum and instruction and the myriad ways that tests are
now a defining force in the daily lives of English Language Learners and
the educators who serve them.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1853599980
ISBN-13: 9781853599989
Pages: 216
Prices: U.S.$ 99.95
U.K.£ 49.95

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1853599972
ISBN-13: 9781853599972
Pages: 216
Prices: U.K.£ 19.95
U.S.$ 39.95