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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Including Bosnian, Russian, Polish and Slovak, the Slavic group of languages is
the fourth largest Indo-European sub-group. Spoken by 297 million people, it is
one of the major language families of the modern world. This book presents a
survey of all aspects of the linguistic structure of the Slavic languages.
Roland Sussex and Paul Cubberley cover Slavic dialects and sociolinguistic
issues, and the socio-historical evolution of the Slavic languages, in addition to
general linguistic topics.