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.
Stylistic Use of Phraseological Units in Discourse
This interdisciplinary study presents the cutting-edge state of theoretical
and applied research in the fascinating field of phraseology. The author
elaborates key terminology and theoretical concepts of phraseology, while
challenging some prevailing assumptions. Exploration of phraseological
meaning across sentence boundaries is supported by ample textual
illustrations of stylistic use ranging from Old English to Modern English.
The book contains innovative research in the discourse-level features of
phraseological units from a cognitive perspective, along with creative use
of phraseological metaphor, metonymy and allusion, multimodal discourse
included. The author argues for applied stylistics as a distinct area and
the need to raise stylistic awareness among teachers and learners,
translators, lexicographers and advertisers. The book offers an extensive
glossary of key terms and a comprehensive bibliography.
Stylistic Use of Phraseological Units in Discourse is a skilfully revised and
extensively expanded new edition of the author’s previously published
'Phraseological Units in Discourse: Towards Applied Stylistics' (2001).