Search: Language and Linguistics, 2004
Edited by Sijmen Tol, Hella Olbertz and Mark Janse
Aone van Engelenhoven
Leti is spoken on the island with the same name near the Indonesian-East Timorese border. This small Austronesian language became known among linguists for the complex patterns of metathesis permeating its entire grammar. Besides little discussed topics, like its intricate deictic system and ...
Offers an overview of work on the biology of language - what is sometimes called the "biolinguistic approach." This book focuses on the interplay between variation and the universal properties of language. It provides case studies from the areas of syntactic variation, genetic variation, ...
This book presents an alternative account of the meaning of English cardinals and the ways in which their interpretation is influenced by other linguistic elements. Bert Bultinck offers the linguist an iridescent history of this often misconstrued topic in contemporary meaning research: the ...
Language disorders in children are one of the most frequent causes of difficulties in communication, social interaction, learning and academic achievement. It has been estimated that over 5% of children present with some kind of language disorder. This book describes various neurogenic language ...
John M.A. Oyiborhoro
This book addresses an underserved area in the field of diagnostic and rehabilitative audiology, specifically, people with disabilities. The first section presents an overview of specific disabilities and how different cultural practices impact on their management; the second section focuses on ...
John G. Neuhoff
Outlines advances in dynamic, cognitive, and ecological investigations of auditory perception and ties this work to findings in more traditional areas of psychoacoustics. This book examines basic psychoacoustics from a more cognitive and ecological perspective. It provides coverage including ...
Ad de Vries and Arthur de Vries
Supplies associations which have been evoked by plants, animals, gems, objects and concepts throughout the history of Western civilization, from the hieroglyphs of ancient Egypt to the poetry of Dylan Thomas. This dictionary supplies background information from fields such as biology and mythology.
John W. Adams and Pamela S. Rohring
This is a handbook for readers who wish to learn more about providing services to individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. It provides basic knowledge of Deaf Culture and the hard of hearing population, the aesthetics of American Sign Language, and an awareness of hearing loss and its ...
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