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.
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Bilingual dictionaries are an important aid in foreign language acquisition
and in interlingual communication. However, when speaking and writing one
needs to be able to formulate whole sentences instead of using single
words. The term syntagmatics encompasses all that surrounds a word in a
sentence. The monograph Syntagmatics in the Bilingual Dictionary explores
what one needs to know about a word to use it correctly in a sentence and
how a dictionary should be structured to convey this information.