The Study of Signed Languages Essays in Honor of William C. Stokoe

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  • Sign languages, Braille & other linguistic communication,
  • Social Science,
  • General,
  • American Sign Language,
  • Education,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Sign Language,
  • Language,
  • Research,
  • Special Education - General,
  • Congresses,
  • Deaf

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ContributionsDavid F. Armstrong (Editor), Michael A. Karchmer (Editor), John Vickrey Van Cleve (Editor)
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FormatHardcover
Number of Pages264
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Open LibraryOL9649578M
ISBN 101563681234
ISBN 109781563681233

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The Study of Signed Languages book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This text contains papers that were presented at an October Pages: The Study of Signed Languages presents the fascinating findings from that conference. Part 1, Historical Perspectives, begins with a description of the decline of sign language studies in the s.

Past research on signed languages and its relationship to language origins theory follows, along with a consideration of modality and conflicting. Past research on signed languages and its relationship to language origins theory follows, along with a consideration of modality and conflicting agendas for its study.

The Study of Signed Languages book Part 2, Language Origins, the first entry intrigues with the possibility that sign language could answer conundrums posed by Noam Chomsky’s linguistic theories. In historical linguistics, languages are compared and grouped into language families showing the relationships between the languages.

Signed languages, like spoken languages, can also be. From the Review of Disability Studies. During the s, William Stokoe convinced skeptical language scholars that signed language could have all of the complexity, structure, precision and expressiveness of any spoken language, established sign language as a subject worthy of scholarship, and helped legitimize the teaching of sign language to deaf children.

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Chapelle Cite this publication wolfgang Mann. Sign Languages are of great interest to linguists, because while they are produced by the same brain, their physical transmission differs greatly from that of spoken languages.

In this pioneering study, Wendy Sandler and Diane Lillo-Martin compare spoken languages with those that are signed, in order to seek universal properties of human : Kristen Borysewicz. Linguistics give us an insight into the structure of the human mind regardless of languages and modalities.

Linguistics is an umbrella of some of the following branches of linguistics. Phonetics. Phonetics is the study of the production (utterance) and perception (listening) of speech sounds in spoken language and signing visues in signed language.

The late William C. Stokoe changed the landscape of linguistic inquiry when, in the mids, he began to prove that signed languages, particularly American Sign Language, met all criteria to constitute genuine languages. At that time, most scholars rejected Stokoe's theories outright.

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