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
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My name is Ali Malmir and I am a PhD candidate of TEFL at Allameh
Tabataba’i University, Tehran, Iran. I need to validate a pragmatic test on
speech acts by 60 native speakers of English. I have many financial
problems disabling me to travel to the United States of America. But I should
validate the test as a part of my PhD dissertation.
I am looking for native English speakers to take a Pragmatic Test on English
speech acts. You can access the survey here:
I really appreciate your help.
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