The Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (GURT) Archive provides material has been made available through a partnership of Digital Georgetown, Georgetown University Press, and the Department of Linguistics. Volumes in this series feature annual collections of selected essays from the Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics. Held each year in Washington, D.C., GURT brings together distinguished linguists from around the world to explore the newest trends and theories in linguistics and language education.

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  • Measured language : quantitative approaches to acquisition, assessment, and variation 

    Amoroso, Luke Wander; Connor-Linton, Jeff (Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, 2014)
    Presents studies using forms of measurement and quantitative analysis current in diverse areas of linguistic research from language assessment to language change, from generative linguistics to experimental psycholinguistics, ...
  • Discourse 2.0 : language and new media 

    Tannen, Deborah; Trester, Anna Marie (Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, 2013)
    Our everyday lives are increasingly being lived through electronic media, which are changing our interactions and our communications in ways that we are only beginning to understand. In Discourse 2.0: Language and New ...
  • Arabic language and linguistics 

    Bassiouney, Reem; Katz, E. Graham (Washington DC : Georgetown University Press, 2012)
    Arabic, one of the official languages of the United Nations, is spoken by more than half a billion people around the world and is of increasing importance in today's political and economic spheres. The study of the Arabic ...
  • Implicit and explicit language learning : conditions, processes, and knowledge in SLA and bilingualism 

    Sanz, Cristina; Leow, Ronald P. (Ronald Philip), 1954- (Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, 2011)
    Over the last several decades, neuroscientists, cognitive psychologists, and psycholinguists have investigated the implicit and explicit continuum in language development and use from theoretical, empirical, and methodological ...
  • Telling stories : language, narrative, and social life 

    Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (2008) (Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, 2010)
    In this work, leading scholars illustrate how narratives build bridges among language, identity, interaction, society, and culture; and they investigate various settings such as therapeutic and medical encounters, educational ...

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