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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

By Neil Smith

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

By Henk Zeevat

The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin


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Title: The Multilingual Subject
URL: http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780194424783.do
Description:

By drawing on multiple examples of real-world language learning situations, this
book explores the subjective aspects of the language learning experience. The
author encourages readers to consider language learning from new, diverse, and
unique perspectives. The book analyses data from a variety of sources,
including language memoirs, online data from language learners in chat rooms,
and text messaging exchanges. In the analysis of this data, the book looks at
the relationship between symbolic form and the development of a multilingual
subjectivity; links with memory, emotion, and the imagination; and the
implications for language teaching pedagogy.

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0194424782
ISBN-13: 9780194424783
Pages: 231
Prices: U.K.£ 27.50