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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:   Americanisation of British English
Author:   Susan Dostert
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Sociolinguistics

Query:   Hi there,

Can anyone please help me find information and/or data on the

- The Americanisation of British English: is it fact or fiction?

I've found virtually nothing so far, which is why I'm keen to try The
LINGUIST List. The information is required for a possible (if it seems
interesting/promising enough) research project.

Many thanks,
Susan Dostert
Department of English Language and Linguistics
Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf
LL Issue: 21.1302
Date posted: 17-Mar-2010


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