NEW ANALYSES IN ROMANCE LINGUISTICS: SELECTED PAPERS FROM THE LINGUISTIC SYMPOSIUM ON ROMANCE LANGUAGES XVIII, URBANA-CHAMPAIGN, APRIL 7 9, 1988 hteenth Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages deal with diverse aspects of the Romance languages and Romance linguistics. They reflect the current state of Romance studies in North America and of the particular outlook among the international group of contributors and participants to LSRL 18. Th..
IN THE LAND OF INVENTED LANGUAGES: ESPERANTO ROCK STARS, KLINGON POETS, LOGLAN LOVERS, AND THE MAD DREAMERS WHO TRIED TO BUILD A PERFECT LANGUAGE of Esperanto, which was nothing less than one man’s attempt to bring about world peace by means of linguistic solidarity. And every Star Trek fan knows about Klingon, which was nothing more than a television show’s attempt to create a tough-sounding language befitting a warrior race with ridged ..
DYING WORDS: ENDANGERED LANGUAGES AND WHAT THEY HAVE TO TELL US than half of the world's 6,000 languages become extinct, and most of these will disappear without being adequately recorded. Written by one of the leading figures in language documentation, this fascinating book explores what humanity stands to lose as a result.Explores the unique philosophy, knowl..
BASTARD TONGUES: A TRAILBLAZING LINGUIST FINDS CLUES TO OUR COMMON HUMANITY IN THE WORLD'S LOWLIEST LANGUAGES es tend to have similar grammatical structures?
Bastard Tongues is an exciting, firsthand story of scientific discovery in an area of research close to the heart of what it means to be human—what language is, how it works, and how it passes from generation to generation, even where historical a..
TYPES AND PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES ethod for automatically checking the absence of certain erroneous behaviors by classifying program phrases according to the kinds of values they compute. The study of type systems--and of programming languages from a type-theoretic perspective -- -has important applications in software engineering, ..
SPOKEN HERE: TRAVELS AMONG THREATENED LANGUAGES es us on a world tour from the Arctic Circle to Oklahoma to Australia in a fervent quest to document some of the world's most endangered languages. His mission is urgent: Of the six thousand languages spoken in the world today, only six hundred may survive into the next century. Abley visits the exo..
THE WONDER OF LEARNING: THE HUNDRED LANGUAGES OF CHILDREN ..
THE FIVE LANGUAGES OF APOLOGY: HOW TO EXPERIENCE HEALING IN ALL YOUR RELATIONSHIPS ove language, you also hear and express the words and gestures of apology in a different language.New York Times best-selling author Gary Chapman teamed with counselor Jennifer Thomas on this groundbreaking study of the way we apologize, discovering that it's not just a matter of will--it's a matter..
BUSINESS PROCESS MANAGEMENT: CONCEPTS, LANGUAGES, ARCHITECTURES d for classes on business process management, information systems architecture, and workflow management. It is also valuable for project managers and IT professionals working in business process management, since it provides a vendor-independent view on the topic. The accompanying website contains f..
THE FIVE LANGUAGES OF APPRECIATION IN THE WORKPLACE: EMPOWERING ORGANIZATIONS BY ENCOURAGING PEOPLE n in the Workplace applies the love language concept to the workplace. This book helps supervisors and managers effectively communicate appreciation and encouragement to their employees, resulting in higher levels of job satisfaction, healthier relationships between managers and employees, and decre..