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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


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Query Subject:   Courses in "Linguistics Lite"
Author:   Elizabeth Grace Winkler
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Query:   At the University of Arizona we offer a course entitled "Individuals and Society" as part of a university wide general education requirement. It is mostly taken by first-year students. Other departments (Cog Sci. and Psychology for example) offer versions of the course as well based on their core content. For lack of a better way to explain it, I've been calling i "Linguistics Lite". We offer this class and Intro to Linguistics for Non-Majors as well that is much more substantitive. I would like to get in contact with others who are teaching this type of class. Thanks! Elizabeth Winkler Elizabeth Grace Winkler Office: Social Sciences 320 Mailing Address: Dept. of Linguistics Douglass Bldg. 200E. University of Arizona Tucson, AZ 85721
LL Issue: 15.393
Date posted: 30-Jan-2004



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