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.
En 1579, Henri III convie certains lettrés à rédiger des manuels de rhétorique et d'éloquence pratique. Le manuscrit autographe de Desportes contenant une «phraséologie oratoire» éclaire sa réelle contribution au projet d'éloquence de Henri III. Ce manuscrit de belles phrases vient rappeler que les activités des membres de l'Académie du Palais se poursuivirent au-delà de leur cadre de réunion comme pour concrétiser par écrit et mettre en pratique les fruits de leurs débats oraux.
In 1579, Henri III asked a select group of scholars to put together handbooks on rhetoric and eloquence for him. The manuscript signed by Desportes, containing a "public-speaking phraseology", throws light on his contribution to Henri III's project.