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Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment

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Provides richly detailed insight into the uniqueness of the Norwegian language development. Marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Norwegian nation following centuries of Danish rule

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Acquiring Phonology: A Cross-Generational Case-Study

By Neil Smith

The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.

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Language Production and Interpretation: Linguistics meets Cognition

By Henk Zeevat

The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin

Query Details

Query Subject:   introductory textbook:syntax
Author:   Nkonko Kamwangamalu
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Syntax

Query:   Dear everyone:

I'm looking for an accessible introductory textbook for my
undergraduate course in syntax. For the past three years I have
been using Radford (1981) and (1988) but I have found these
textbooks advanced for my students, whose population now includes
both English L1 and English L2 speakers. I would be grateful for
any suggestions you might have. In your response please indicate
not only the title/s of the textbook/s but also the publisher/s,
the place/s of publication and the ISBN number/s. Please respond
to my e-mail address: . I will post a
summary in due course. Thank you in anticipation for your

Nkonko M Kamwangamalu
Department of Linguistics
University of Natal
Durban, South Africa
Nkonko Kamwangamalu
Dept of Linguistics Phone +27 (0)31 260 1123
University of Natal
Private Bag X10
LL Issue: 7.1756
Date posted: 11-Dec-1996


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