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Vowel Length From Latin to Romance

By Michele Loporcaro

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Letter Writing and Language Change

Edited By Anita Auer, Daniel Schreier, and Richard J. Watts

This book "challenges the assumption that there is only one 'legitimate' and homogenous form of English or of any other language" and "supports the view of different/alternative histories of the English language and will appeal to readers who are skeptical of 'standard' language ideology."


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Title: The Language of Children
Written By: Julia Gillen
Series Title: Intertext
Description:

The Language of Children:
*introduces the key theories of language acquisition and provides a historical overview of the subject
*looks at all the ways children learn to communicate, from writing and talking to playing and using computers
*includes a wide variety of real texts and data, from children's hand-written stories to emails and records of babies' first words
*explores the language of children from a range of backgrounds and abilities, including deaf and bilingual children
*is user-friendly and accessible, and provides a full glossary

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415286204
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 112
Prices: $55.00

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0415286212
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 112
Prices: $15.95