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 is the first comprehensive account of Hungarian stress and intonation to appear in English. The emphasis is on description, but a large number of theoretical issues are also dealt with in an original way. Hungarian is a Uralic or Finno-Agric language spoken by over thirteen million people in Central Europe. The study of its stress and intonation will be of special interest to intonationists, phonologists, Hungarian language specialists, and their students at intermediate level and above.
List of Tables -List of Intonational Transcription Symbols -Other Symbols and Abbreviations -Hungarian Letters-to-Sound Correspondence -Introduction -PART I: INTONATION - Intonation, Paralanguage, Prosody - A Taxonomic Analysis of Hungarian Intonation -An Autosegmental Analysis of Hungarian Intonation -The Melodic Segmentation of Hungarian Utterances -PART II: STRESS - Stress in Hungarian Words, Phrases, and Sentences -Rhythmical Variation in Phrasal Compounds -Rhythmical Secondary Stresses -Summary and Conclusions -Notes -References -Subject Index
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
LÁSZLâ VARGA is Professor of Linguistics at the English Linguistics Department at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, and a well-known scholar of Hungarian intonation.
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