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Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment

By: Ernst Jahr

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:   Can you read lips (English)?
Author:   Eleni Paparidou
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Discourse Analysis

Query:   I am a postgraduate student at Salford University. I would really
appreciate your help if possible. If you know how to lip read, can you
become a participant to my online test?

The link is

The test takes almost 20 minute to complete. This project focuses on
lip reading and deafness. The question of the online test is: Can you lip
read from a 3D animated character as well as from a real person?

I would be very grateful if you could participate or forward this test to
anyone who knows how to lip read. It is very difficult to recruit
participants and that is why I would be very glad if you could help me.
This research is done in order to see if we can built a 3D software
programme for deaf children in UK.
LL Issue: 22.3907
Date posted: 06-Oct-2011


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