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Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment

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Provides richly detailed insight into the uniqueness of the Norwegian language development. Marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Norwegian nation following centuries of Danish rule


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Acquiring Phonology: A Cross-Generational Case-Study

By Neil Smith

The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.


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Language Production and Interpretation: Linguistics meets Cognition

By Henk Zeevat

The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin


Query Details


Query Subject:   Minidisc Recorders
Author:   Steve Hartman Keiser
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Not Applicable

Query:   In my research I do sociolinguistic interviews and ethnographic
fieldwork and submit data to phonetic analysis (i.e., vowel formant
analysis). I would like to know how portable minidisc recorders have
performed in the field and also back in the lab. Are they
sturdy--that is have the withstood normal abuse any better or worse
than other technologies? How do they perform with respect to the ease
and speed in digitizing, copying, organizing tracks, etc. Right now
I'm considering the Sony MZ-N707. I would happily take
recommendations for (or warnings about) specific recorders and
peripherals too. I will post a summary of responses, if response
warrants.
LL Issue: 13.3421
Date posted: 23-Dec-2002



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