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Author Johnston, Trevor A.
Title Australian sign language (Auslan) : an introduction to sign language linguistics / Trevor Johnston and Adam Schembri.
Imprint Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.

Author Johnston, Trevor A.
Subject Australian Sign Language.
Alt Name Schembri, Adam.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 323 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-317) and index.
Contents Signed languages and linguistics -- Auslan in social context -- Auslan and other signed languages -- Phonetics and phonology : the building blocks of signs -- Morphology : sign formation and modification -- Lexicon : the structure of Auslan vocabulary -- Syntax : the structure of sentences in Auslan -- Semantics and pragmatics : sign meaning and sentence meaning -- Discourse : structure and use above the sentence -- Issues in the study of signed languages.
Summary Explores each key aspect of the structure of Auslan, providing an accessible overview of its grammer, phonology, morphology, semantics and discourse. The authors also discuss a range of myths and misunderstandings about sign languages, provide an insight into the history and development of Auslan. T. Johnston, Macquarie Uni.
Note Print version record.
English.
ISBN 0511268807 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
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OCLC # 174112729
Additional Format Print version: Johnston, Trevor A. Australian sign language (Auslan). Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007 9780521540568 (DLC) 2007296417 (OCoLC)71347519



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