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Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment

By: Ernst Jahr

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:   Use of Corpora in Language Testing and Assessment
Author:   Fiona Barker
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Applied Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics

Query:   Fellow list members,

I am preparing an introductory-level book chapter on the uses of corpora in
language testing and assessment. I am therefore interested in any current
(or recent) uses of corpora in language testing and assessment in any
contexts (from individual institutions to international exam boards). I
asked the same question 3 years ago and those responses are summarised in

Please contact me off-list if you know of any relevant information,
projects or references. I would appreciate any suggestions by the end of
November and will post a summary of responses to the list.

Thanks in advance.

Fiona Barker
Cambridge, UK
LL Issue: 19.3603
Date posted: 24-Nov-2008


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