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An Introduction to Contact Linguistics 

Title: An Introduction to Contact Linguistics Author: Donald Winford Publisher:  Wiley-Blackwell Call number: P130.5 .W56 2003 From the Publisher: This book is a comprehensive introduction to the study of language contact and its outcomes, as well as the social and linguistic factors involved. Provides a comprehensive introduction to the field of contact linguistics. Examines a …

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Trick or treat? What is the question? 

So this weekend, while considering the age-old question, "What night do kids go trick or treating when Halloween falls on a school night?"  I began thinking more about the origins of the saying, "trick or treat?" I'm pretty sure I learned this at one time or another, probably in primary school when the teachers knew …

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Library Resources for HBSE 4077, Teacher-As-Researcher 

This virtual handout is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Dr. Russell Rosen's course HBSE 4077, Teacher-As-Researcher.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the objectives of the course, i.e.,  orienting students to "the role of teacher-as-researcher, …

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Marxism and the Philosophy of Language 

Title: Marxism and the philosophy of language Author: V.N. Volosinov/ translated by Ladislav Matejka and I.R. Titunik Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1986, c1973 Check it out: B809.8 .V59413 1986 From the Publisher: Volosinov’s important work, first published in Russian in 1929, had to wait a generation for recognition. This first paperback edition …

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Language Contact 

Title: Language Contact Author: Yaron Matras Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (October 12, 2009) Check it out! P115.M38 2009 From the publisher: Most societies in today’s world are multilingual. ‘Language contact’ occurs when speakers of different languages interact and their languages influence each other. This book is an introduction to the subject, covering individual …

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The new handbook of second language acquisition 

Title: The new handbook of second language acquisition Authors: ed. by Tej K. Bhatia and William C. Ritchie Publisher: Bingley : Emerald, 2009 Call no.: P118.2 .H36 2009 From the Publisher: "The New Handbook of Second Language Acquisition" is a thoroughly revised, re-organized, and re-worked edition of Ritchie and Bhatia's 1996 handbook. The work is …

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