Featured Linguist!

Jost Gippert: Our Featured Linguist!

"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



Donate Now | Visit the Fund Drive Homepage

Amount Raised:

$34513

Still Needed:

$40487

Can anyone overtake Syntax in the Subfield Challenge ?

Grad School Challenge Leader: University of Washington


Publishing Partner: Cambridge University Press CUP Extra Publisher Login
amazon logo
More Info


New from Oxford University Press!

ad

What is English? And Why Should We Care?

By: Tim William Machan

To find some answers Tim Machan explores the language's present and past, and looks ahead to its futures among the one and a half billion people who speak it. His search is fascinating and important, for definitions of English have influenced education and law in many countries and helped shape the identities of those who live in them.


New from Cambridge University Press!

ad

Medical Writing in Early Modern English

Edited by Irma Taavitsainen and Paivi Pahta

This volume provides a new perspective on the evolution of the special language of medicine, based on the electronic corpus of Early Modern English Medical Texts, containing over two million words of medical writing from 1500 to 1700.



Email this page

TOC Description

Email this message to a friend

Journal Title: Sign Language and Linguistics
Volume/Issue:   15/2
Date: 2012
Table of Contents: 2012. iii, 92 pp.

Table of Contents

Article

The visual-gestural modality and beyond: Mouthings as a language contact phenomenon in Irish Sign Language
Susanne Mohr 185 – 211

Review Article

A review of sign language acquisition studies as the basis for informed decisions for sign language test adaptation: The case of the German Sign Language Receptive Skills Test
Tobias Haug 213 – 239

Papers from the Sign Linguistics Underground

Author’s Preface
Susan Fischer 241

Nominal markers in ASL
Susan Fischer and Robert Johnson 243 – 250

Author’s Afterword
Susan Fischer 251 – 252

Commentary on Fischer & Johnson (1982)
Elena Koulidobrova 253 – 258

Squib

Parallelism revisited: The nature of the null argument in ASL as compared to the Romance-style pro
Elena Koulidobrova 259 – 270

Book Review

Rachel Channon and Harry van der Hulst (eds.), Formational Units in Sign Languages.
Reviewed by Leah C. Geer 271 – 276
Publisher: John Benjamins
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): American Sign Language
Irish Sign Language
 
LL Issue: 24.316