Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (GURT) 2000: Linguistics, Language, and the Professions
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Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (GURT) 2000: Linguistics, Language, and the Professions by James E. Alatis
Book DescriptionThe 2000 Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics brought together distinguished linguists from around the globe to discuss applications of linguistics to important and intriguing real-world issues within the professions. With topics as wide-ranging as coherence in operating room communication, involvement strategies in news analysis roundtable discussions, and jury understanding of witness deception, this resulting volume of selected papers provides both experts and novices with myriad insights into the excitement of cross-disciplinary language analysis. Readers will find - in the words of one contributor - that in such cross-pollination of ideas, "there's tremendous hope, there's tremendous power and the power to transform".
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780878403738
(229mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Georgetown University Press
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
Publish Date: 22-May-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author James E. Alatis
Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (GURT) 2001, Paperback (March 2003)
In 2001, the best from around the world in the disciplines of anthropological linguistics and discourse analysis met to share the latest research on linguistic analysis and to address real-world contexts in private and public domains. This work covers topics by the plenary speakers only.
Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (GURT) 1999: Language in Our Time, Paperback (September 2001)
A collection of essays on linguistics and language education. It features contributors who take up longstanding debates about language diversity, language standardization, and language policy. It tackles such issues as the Official English movement, bilingual education, and ideological struggles over African American Vernacular English.
Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (GURT) 1996: Linguistics, Language Acquisition, and Language Variation, Paperback (August 1996)
Examines linguistics, language acquisition, and language variation, emphasizing their implications for teacher education and language education. This title considers issues in second language acquisition, dealing with learners and instructors, or focusing on the larger social and societal context in which learning and acquisition occur.
Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (GURT) 1994: Educational Linguistics, Cross-cultural Communication, and Global Interdependence, Paperback (March 1995)» View all books by James E. Alatis
Features essays that explore communication across cultures using an interdisciplinary approach to language teaching and learning, mediated by the growing field of educational linguistics. This title includes topics such as the use of English as a medium of wider communication and the growth of national varieties of English throughout the world.
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Author Biography - James E. Alatis
James E. Alatis is distinguished professor of linguistics and modern Greek, and dean emeritus, School of Languages and Linguistics at Georgetown University, as well as director of the MAT Program and department vice-chair. Heidi E. Hamilton is associate professor of sociolinguistics at Georgetown University. Ai-Hui Tan is the coordinator of the Georgetown Round Table on Languages and Linguistics, 2000.
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