3.1164 spoken language (33)

Willard McCarty (MCCARTY@vm.epas.utoronto.ca)
Sun, 11 Mar 90 22:34:42 EST

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 3, No. 1164. Sunday, 11 Mar 1990.

Date: Fri, 9 Mar 90 07:40:00 EST
From: System Manager <root@central1.lancaster.ac.uk>
Subject: 2Rs + 1S

On a more serious note to Malcolm Hayward's quip about his
Taiwanese student, the Chinese Language, and the part about
"a writing system not based on sounds", I found M.A.K.
Halliday's book SPOKEN AND WRITTEN LANGUAGE (ISBN:0194371530)
useful for addressing the relationship between speech and writing,
although he doesn't primarily address the issue of reading silently.
Hope this helps.


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