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The Resource The story of human language, John McWhorter, (sound recording)

The story of human language, John McWhorter, (sound recording)

Label
The story of human language
Title
The story of human language
Statement of responsibility
John McWhorter
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Professor McWhorter delivers 36 lectures on 18 CD's tracing the origins and history of language
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Cataloging source
ZPJ
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McWhorter, John H
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
lectures speeches
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Lecturer, John McWhorter, Manhattan Institute
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Teaching Company
Series statement
Great courses
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  • Language and languages
  • Historical linguistics
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not applicable
Label
The story of human language, John McWhorter, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "36 lectures / 30 minutes per lecture"Container
  • Course no. 1600
  • [Unabridged]
  • Compact disc
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What is language? -- When language began -- How language changes-- sound change -- How language changes-- building new material -- How language changes-- meaning and order -- How language changes-- many directions -- How language changes-- modern English -- Language families-- Indo-European -- Language families-- tracing Indo-European -- Language families-- diversity of structures -- Language families-- clues to the past -- The case against the world's first language -- The case for the world's first language -- Dialects-- subspecies of species -- Dialects-- where do you draw the line? -- Dialects-- two tongues in one mouth -- Dialects-- the standard as token of the past -- Dialects-- spoken style, written style -- Dialects--the fallacy of blackboard grammar -- Language mixture--words -- Language mixture-- grammar -- Language mixture-- language areas -- Language develops beyond the call of duty -- Language interrupted -- A new perspective on the story of English -- Does culture drive language change? -- Language starts over-- Pidgins -- Language starts over-- Creoles I -- Language starts over-- Creoles II -- Language starts over-- signs of the new -- Language starts over-- the Creole continuum -- What is Black English? -- Language death-- the problem -- Language death-- prognosis -- Artificial languages -- Finale-- master class
Control code
sky275244306
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
18 sound discs (18 hr.)
Isbn
9781490652061
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
GC0104
Label
The story of human language, John McWhorter, (sound recording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "36 lectures / 30 minutes per lecture"Container
  • Course no. 1600
  • [Unabridged]
  • Compact disc
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What is language? -- When language began -- How language changes-- sound change -- How language changes-- building new material -- How language changes-- meaning and order -- How language changes-- many directions -- How language changes-- modern English -- Language families-- Indo-European -- Language families-- tracing Indo-European -- Language families-- diversity of structures -- Language families-- clues to the past -- The case against the world's first language -- The case for the world's first language -- Dialects-- subspecies of species -- Dialects-- where do you draw the line? -- Dialects-- two tongues in one mouth -- Dialects-- the standard as token of the past -- Dialects-- spoken style, written style -- Dialects--the fallacy of blackboard grammar -- Language mixture--words -- Language mixture-- grammar -- Language mixture-- language areas -- Language develops beyond the call of duty -- Language interrupted -- A new perspective on the story of English -- Does culture drive language change? -- Language starts over-- Pidgins -- Language starts over-- Creoles I -- Language starts over-- Creoles II -- Language starts over-- signs of the new -- Language starts over-- the Creole continuum -- What is Black English? -- Language death-- the problem -- Language death-- prognosis -- Artificial languages -- Finale-- master class
Control code
sky275244306
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
18 sound discs (18 hr.)
Isbn
9781490652061
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
GC0104

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