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.
Colloquial Vietnamese is easy to use and completely up-to-date. Specially
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knowledge of the language is required.
Colloquial Vietnamese is:
-interactive – with lots of dialogues and exercises for regular practice
-clear – providing concise grammar notes
-practical – with useful vocabulary and pronunciation guide
-complete – including answer key and special reference section.
By the end of this rewarding course you will be able to communicate
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Accompanying audio material is available to purchase separately on CD/MP3
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