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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: Making Sense in Sign
Subtitle: A Lifeline for a Deaf Child
Series Title: Parents & Teachers Guides
Description:

Language which develops ‘against all the odds’ is very precious. Words were not enough for Tom; it was signs that made sense of a world silenced by meningitis. Confidence came via joyful and positive steps to communication from babyhood; a brush with epilepsy, a cochlear implant in his teens and life as an independent young adult followed.

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition
Language Family(ies): Sign Language
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1853596299
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 184
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ISBN: 1853596280
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 184
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