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(In)definiteness of pronouns

Studies of anaphora rarely make reference to well-known semantic criteria for NPs (e.g., definiteness, specificity, presuppositionality) because pronouns seem to be, by definition, definite, specific and presuppositional. However, there are cases in which pronouns cannot be considered so.
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* Linguistic Whorfare

Does language shape thought? Like all the best debates, the argument over whether thought controls language or language controls thought is ultimately unprovable.
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* Universal Grammar

Some thoughts about the argument put forward by Steels and MacWhinney, in contrast to that put forward by Chomsky and Pinker.
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Articles on Language Teaching

The following Questions are explored in this article: What are tasks? What is the role of a focus on form in language learning tasks? Where do tasks come from? What is the relationship between communicative tasks in the world outside the classroom and pedagogical tasks? What is the relationship between tasks and language focused exercises?
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Centre for Multilingual, Multicultural Research

'Striving to make Language and Culture part of the Solution.'
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Cockney Rhyming Slang

About Cockney Rhyming Slang and a discussion on whether splitting infinitives is wrong.
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Directory of Open Access Journals

This service covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. We aim to cover all subjects and languages.
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Future of English

A guide to forecasting the popularity of the English language in the 21st century. By David Graddol, The British Council
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Global Language Monitor

The Global Language Monitor (GLM) documents, analyzes and tracks trends in language the world over, with a particular emphasis upon Global English.
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International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA)

Reproduction of The International Phonetic Alphabet (Revised to 1993, Updated 1996)
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JALT Bilingualism SIG

Our aim is to further research on bilingualism as it occurs in Japan. We also promote mutual support among our members through our bi-monthly newsletter, academic publications, and an active email list. Parents in international marriages, people who communicate in more than one language, and teachers of multilingual students all take advantage of the practical and theoretical information available via our group.
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Jamaican Language, Past and Present

How can it be that a conversation between two Jamaicans needs translating into English? Jamaicans have a language all their own, a language partially based on, but very different from English.
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Journal of Communication and Education Language Magazine

Welcome to the World's #1 Language Education Publication!
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Language Miniatures

Mini-essays about human language in its endless kaleidoscope of aspects, such as the social, the mental, the historical, the structural
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Rhetorica

The Rhetorica Network offers analysis and commentary about the rhetoric, propaganda, and spin of journalism and politics, including analysis of presidential speeches and election campaigns.
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Speaking Out Article Archive - UsingEnglish Article Archive

A collection of thoughts, comments and articles regarding issues and discussion points. Many issues have links to related discussions and polls to be found on our forum so that you can read up on what other people have had to say on these points, and of course you can add your own opinions to any or all of them.
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