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.
Guide to the Phonetic Symbols of Spanish presents the many phonetic symbols
and symbol systems that linguists have used for the sounds of Spanish. More
than 450 clear entries for symbols and diacritics describe their meanings
in the RFE, IPA, and American systems, as well as less common and
unconventional uses. The book includes an overview of the Spanish sound
system and a helpful glossary of phonetic terms. Guide to the Phonetic
Symbols of Spanish will prove invaluable for scholars and students of
Spanish phonetics and phonology, and a necessary resource for linguists who
encounter the abundance of phonetic symbols used for Spanish.