Most people modify their ways of speaking, writing, texting, and e-mailing, and so on, according to the people with whom they are communicating. This fascinating book asks why we 'accommodate' to others in this way, and explores the various social consequences arising from it.
Proceedings of the 25th annual Boston University Conference on Language Development
Proceedings of the annual Boston University Conference on Language Development
This 2-volume proceedings contains 73 papers from November 2000 conference, covering a wide range of areas in language acquisition and language development. The volumes include the keynote address by Lois Bloom, the plenary address by Nina Hyams, and a historical overview and analysis of the BUCLD conference by Margaret Thomas. The complete table of contents and other details can be found on our web site at http://www.cascadilla.com/bucld25toc.html along with easy on-line ordering.