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.
In his ambitious survey of the Indo-Aryan languages, Colin Masica
has provided a fundamental introduction which will interest not only
general and theoretical linguists but also students of one or more
of these languages who want to acquaint themselves with the
broader linguistic context. Generally synchronic in approach,
concentrating on the phonology, morphology and syntax of the
modern representatives of the group, the volume also covers
their historical development, areal context, writing systems
and aspects of sociolinguistics. The survey is organised not on a
language-by-language basis but by topic, so that salient theoretical
issues may be discussed in a comparative context.