It was about one and a half years ago that I finally I arrived where I had always wanted to be and do what I had always wanted-- teach students, support small language communities and conduct research on African languages on my doorstep. The University of Cape Town and my new colleagues welcomed my efforts to establish the Centre for African Language Diversity-- CALDi as well as The African Language Archive-- TALA and I was recently appointed the Mellon Research Chair: African Language Diversity this initiative. The main aim of CALDi is to train young African scholars in descriptive linguistics and open up space for research into African languages at UCT with the hopes of countering the dominance of African linguistics outside the continent. It has been a great challenge for which my whole career has been a form of preparation...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.
This book aims to provide a key to the solution of difficult problems of
studies of Korean grammar which are concerned with linguistic phenomena,
while taking up concrete examples. In order to achieve this purpose, it
discusses methodology of studies in Korean grammar step by step.
Furthermore, it examines two angles of researches on grammatical phenomena
in the Korean language: (1) the application of foreign theories to the
phenomena (2) the self-creation of theories on the phenomena based on
traditional Korean linguistics.
This book emphasizes the following two things. First, it discusses
methodology of studies in Korean grammar according to three levels: (1) a
purpose of study, (2) an instrument of research, (3) research material.
Second, it examines the interpretation of results of these studies by means
of two levels: (1) theory, (2) unit.