In grade school, no one would have ever guessed I'd grow up to become a linguist-- I was the kid who got Cs in French and couldn't produce a trill to save my life! I went to university majoring in civil engineering-- relieved that there was no language requirement for that major. But I ended up switching to geophysics, thinking that it would be less restrictive than engineering, and that it would allow me to spend more time in the mountains (which turned out to be wishful thinking)...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.
Erzählen als Form – Formen des Erzählens [Narrative as Form – Form of Narrative]
The articles in this volume provide an insight into the richness of narrative. In
the process they focus on two main areas: oral narrative as part of everyday
interaction and the acquisition of narrative abilities as part of more
comprehensive discursive competencies. From a linguistic perspective, the
variance of the narrative form also points to the esthetic dimensions of literary
narrative. The concept of this volume is derived from the work of Uta Quasthoff,
whose 65th birthday prompted its creation and publication.