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    The story of human language [videorecording] / The Teaching Company ; Producer, James Blandford; director, Jon Leven.
    by McWhorter, John H.
    Chantilly, Va. : Teaching Company, 2004
    Subjects
  • Linguistic analysis (Linguistics)
  •  
  • Historical linguistics.
  •  
  • Linguistics -- History.
  •  
  • Linguistics -- Study and teaching.
  •  
  • Dialectology.
  •  
  • Sociolinguistics.
  •  
  • Psycholinguistics.
  •  
  • Pidgin languages.
  •  
  • Creole dialects.
  •  
  • Languages, Artificial.
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  • Language and languages -- Philosophy -- History.
  • ISBN: 
    1565859480
    9781565859487
    Description: 
    6 videodiscs (ca. 1080 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 guidebook (iv, 201 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
    Edition: 
    [Single guidebook ed.]
    Contents: 
    Disc 1. Lecture 1. What is language? -- Lecture 2. When language began -- Lecture 3. How language changes: sound change -- Lecture 4. How language changes: building new material -- Lecture 5. How language changes: meaning and order -- Lecture 6. How language changes: many directions -- Disc 2.Lecture 7. How language changes: modern English -- Lecture 8. Language families: Indo-European -- Lecture 9. Language families: tracing Indo-European -- Lecture 10. Language families: diversity of structures -- Lecture 11. Language families: clues to the past -- Lecture 12. The case against the world's first language.
    Disc 3. Lecture 13. The case for the world's first language -- Lecture 14. Dialects: subspecies of species -- Lecture 15. Dialects: where do you draw the line? -- Lecture 16. Dialects: two tongues in one mouth -- Lecture 17. Dialects: the standard as token of the past -- Lecture 18. Dialects: spoken style, written style -- Disc 4. Lecture 19. Dialects: the fallacy of blackboard grammar -- Lecture 20. Language mixture: words -- Lecture 21. Language mixture: grammar -- Lecture 22. Language mixture: language areas -- Lecture 23. Language develops beyond the call of duty -- Lecture 24. Language interrupted.
    Disc 5. Lecture 25. A new perspective on the story of English -- Lecture 26. Does culture drive language change? -- Lecture 27. Language starts over: Pidgins -- Lecture 28. Language starts over: Creoles I -- Lecture 29. Language starts over: Creoles II -- Lecture 30. Language starts over: signs of the new -- Disc 6. Lecture 31. Language starts over: the Creole continuum -- Lecture 32. What is Black English? -- Lecture 33. Language death: the problem -- Lecture 34. Language death: prognosis -- Lecture 35. Artificial languages -- Lecture 36. Finale: master class.
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