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by John H. McWhorter
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Clif's Book World
Clif's Book World rated it 12 years ago
Human language is a fascinating subject. We don't appreciate how complex language speaking skills are until we try to learn a new language as adults. It's one thing that children can do better than adults. Brain studies suggest that human brains are uniquely programmed to use language, and childr...
spocksbro
spocksbro rated it 12 years ago
I love linguistics and I like John McWhorter (highly recommended: The Power of Babel: A Natural History of Language) so this audio-book series from one of those "teaching courses" fitted my needs exactly - to wit, something to listen to on the way to and from work.The first 12 lectures (the first vo...
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