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Australian sign language (Auslan) : an introduction to sign language linguistics / Trevor Johnston and Adam Schembri
Bib ID 3917576
Format BookBook
Author
Johnston, Trevor A
 
Description Cambridge, UK : Cambridge University Press, c2007 
xiv, 323 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 9780521832977
9780521540568
0521832977
0521540569
Full contents
  • 1. Signed languages and linguistics
  • 2. Auslan in social context
  • 3. Auslan and other signed languages
  • 4. Phonetics and phonology: the building blocks of signs
  • 5. Morphology: sign formation and modification
  • 6. Lexicon: the structure of Auslan vocabulary
  • 7. Syntax: the structure of sentences in Auslan
  • 8. Semantics and pragmatics: sign meaning and sentence meaning
  • 9. Discourse: structure and use above the sentence
  • 10. Issues in the study of signed languages.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Deaf -- Means of communication -- Australia.  |  Australian Sign Language.  |  Sign language.
Other authors/contributors Schembri, Adam C

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