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Shapero, Joshua A. – Cognitive Science, 2017
Previous studies have shown that language contributes to humans' ability to orient using landmarks and shapes their use of frames of reference (FoRs) for memory. However, the role of environmental experience in shaping spatial cognition has not been investigated. This study addresses such a possibility by examining the use of FoRs in a nonverbal…
Descriptors: Spatial Ability, American Indians, American Indian Languages, Foreign Countries
Zierer, Ernesto, Ed. – 1977
This issue contains two articles in Spanish and three in English on the following topics: the practical presentation of English for Special Purposes (ESP) materials in science programs at the National University of Trujillo, "notional syllabus" and "discourse analysis" in relation to ESP materials, extra-linguistic principles in explaining…
Descriptors: Communication Problems, Curriculum Guides, Dialect Studies, Dialects
Weber, David – 1993
This paper sketches an explicitly non-lexicalist application of grammatical theory to Huallaga (Huanuco) Quechua (HgQ). The advantages of applying binding theory to many suffixes that have previously been treated only as objects of the morphology are demonstrated. After an introduction, section 2 outlines basic assumptions about the nature of HgQ…
Descriptors: Case (Grammar), Grammar, Linguistic Theory, Morphology (Languages)