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.
World Englishes is a core introductory textbook covering the area of World Englishes (sometimes known as new or international englishes): the study of the varieties of English which have developed around the world, in the wake of British colonialism. With a strong emphasis on real language texts and activities and including a mini-reader of key articles/extracts, this is an interactive textbook which provides a firm grounding in the subject and gives students the resources for further study.