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Oxford Handbook of Corpus Phonology

Edited by Jacques Durand, Ulrike Gut, and Gjert Kristoffersen

Offers the first detailed examination of corpus phonology and serves as a practical guide for researchers interested in compiling or using phonological corpora


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The Languages of the Jews: A Sociolinguistic History

By Bernard Spolsky

A vivid commentary on Jewish survival and Jewish speech communities that will be enjoyed by the general reader, and is essential reading for students and researchers interested in the study of Middle Eastern languages, Jewish studies, and sociolinguistics.


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Indo-European Linguistics

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Language Value

Call Deadline: 24-Jul-2014

Call Information:
Language Value (ISSN 1989-7103) www.e-revistes.uji.es/languagevalue, welcomes submissions of papers for our next issue:

Research on New Methods for Testing Language Skills: A Focus on Speaking Performance

- The role of test-taker feedback in the test development process
- Interviewer/test-taker style and candidate performance
- Placement, diagnostic, progress, achievement, aptitude and proficiency tests
- Rater characteristics and rater bias
- Communicative approaches to SL/FL testing
- Proficiency scales and testing techniques
- Oral proficiency interviewing using video teleconferencing
- Quantitative and qualitative assessment in speaking test performance
- Measuring pronunciation accuracy using computerized techniques
- Pragmatic and sociolinguistic competence in teaching and testing speaking
- Task difficulty in speaking tests
- Paired and group interaction in oral assessment
- Peer-assessment of oral communicative competence
- Interview techniques and scoring criteria
- Measures and perceptions of fluency in speech
- Computerized oral proficiency tests
- Correlation between human and machine ratings

Articles of c. 5,000-8,000 words, as well as any inquiries regarding the issue, should be sent by email to the journal address (lvalue@uji.es).

See the website of the journal for further information for authors:
http://www.e-revistes.uji.es/languagevalue/information/authors

This issue will also publish book, website and multimedia reviews relevant to its contents. Please contact the Editors if you wish to send a copy of a volume, refer to a website or other products to be reviewed in the journal.

The deadline for articles is 24 July 2014.


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