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The Second International Congress of Applied Linguistics, held in Cambridge (8-12 September 1969), provided papers from all over the world to different subjects within the linguistic family. These are: linguistics applied to literary texts, computer analysis of texts, psychology of first and second language learning, speech research, technology of language learning, language teaching and test material and methodology, lexicography, theory of translation, contrastive linguistics, and sociolinguistics. This book is a fascinating and useful work of reference for all concerned with applied linguistics.
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
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Table of Contents
Foreword; Editors' introduction; Part I. Papers from Plenary Sessions: 1. Applications of linguistics; 2. The uses of sociolinguistics; 3. Technological development for language learning; 4. Applied computational linguistics; 5. La neurolinguistique; 6. Linguistic factors in communications engineering; Part II. Papers from Specialist Sections: 7. Language and attitudes of the Spanish-speaking youth of the Southwestern United States; 8. Some comparative descriptions of children's language; 9. Cross-level interference: the influence of L1 syllable structure on L2 morphological error; 10. Some psycholinquistic considerations involved in a language-testing project; 11. A suggested rationale for the treatment of developmental disorders of language; 12. Language testing in the primary school; 13. The Radio Brighton pilot project: an experiment in teaching languages by radio and telephone; 14. The reliability of the essay subtest in a university entrance test in English for non-native speakers of English; 15. Tensions of television course-writing; 16. Aptitude for and proficiency in French in the first year of the UK secondary school; 17. Linguistic observations on the heroic couplet in English poetry; 18. The use of the Dvanagari script as a phonemic notation for the teaching of English pronounciation in North India; 19. Analyse électronique de textes litteraires appliquée ... la lexicographie en Italie; 20. Bruit et perception auditive (étude experimentale); 21. Applications of behavioural technology: from conventional lab teaching to technological total self-instruction; 22. Distinctive features and phonetic dimensions; 23. Learning and re-learning articulartory skills; 24. Grammaires d'enfants agrammatiques; 25. An error analysis in German of first-year university students; 26. Analysis of decoding impairments in dysaphasic subjects; 27. Three experiments in the use of VTR in language teaching; 28. Children's use of categorisation in remembering verbal material; 29. Teaching syntactic maturity; 30. Preliminary recommendations of the Swedish research project on language laboratories in university teaching: an interim report; 31. Some temporal factors in the listening behaviour of second language students; 32. Static and dynamic lexical systems; 33. A quantitative theory of cardinal vowels and the teaching of pronounciation; 34. L'apport de la radio dans l'enseignement du français ... l'école primaire sénégalaise; 35. Contrastive analysis of the Hungarian and Serbocroation noun phrase; 36. Semantic components in translation theory; 37. Language varieties along the US-Mexican border; 38. Talking to some purpose (choosing the language-teaching points of the Nuffield/Schools Council German course; 39. Limites des applications de la linguistique ... la lexicographie; 40. A new concept of the language laboratory and its application to research and the development of proficiency in language learning; 41. Reduced redundancy as a language testing tool; 42. A recent development in English language educaiton in Japan: materials analysis; 43. Where has all the money gone? The need for cost-effectiveness studies in the teaching of foreign langauge; 44. Language development programs for Southern American Negroes; Un cours de français télévisé et son évaluation; 46. Teaching standard English to speakers of other dialects; 47. CARLOS: computer-assisted instructions in Spanish; 48. Productive communication testing: progress report; 49. Lexical density and register differentiation; 50. Une solution au problème des homographes du français moderne; 51. Research in applied linguistics and its impact upon foreign language teaching materials; 52. Language deprivation and remedial teaching techniques; Appendices.