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.
Strategies in Learning and Using a Second Language
Strategies in Learning and Using a Second Language examines what it takes to
achieve long-term success in languages beyond the first language.
Distinguishing language learning from language-use strategies, Andrew D.
Cohen disentangles a morass of terminology to help the reader see what
language strategies are and how they can enhance performance.
Particular areas of research examined in the book include, links between the
use of task-specific strategies and language performance, how multilinguals
verbalise their thoughts during language learning and use and strategies that
learners use in test-taking contexts.