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Valdman, Albert

Works: 252 works in 847 publications in 6 languages and 13,474 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Conference papers and proceedings  History  Bibliography  Festschriften  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Textbooks  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Publishing director, Author of introduction, Compiler, Dedicatee, Opponent
Classifications: PB35, 407
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Most widely held works about Albert Valdman
Most widely held works by Albert Valdman
Dictionary of Louisiana French : as spoken in Cajun, Creole, and American Indian communities by Albert Valdman( )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Dictionary of Louisiana French (DLF) provides the richest inventory of French vocabulary in Louisiana and reflects precisely the speech of the period from 1930 to the present. This dictionary describes the current usage of French-speaking peoples in the five broad regions of South Louisiana: the coastal marshes, the banks of the Mississippi River, the central area, the north, and the western prairie. Data were collected during interviews from at least five persons in each of twenty-four areas in these regions. In addition to the data collected from fieldwork, the dictionary contains material compiled from existing lexical inventories, from texts published after 1930, and from archival recordings." "The new authoritative resource, the DLF not only contains the largest number of words and expressions but also provides the most complete information available for each entry. Entries include the word in the conventional French spelling, the pronunciation (including attested variants), the part of speech classification, the English equivalent, and the word's use in common phrases. The DLF features a wealth of illustrative examples derived from fieldwork and textual sources and identification of the parish where the entry was collected or the source from which it was compiled. An English-to-Louisiana French index enables readers to find out how particular notions would be expressed in la Louisiane."--Jacket
Pedagogical norms for second and foreign language learning and teaching : studies in honour of Albert Valdman( )

16 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The concept of Pedagogical Norm is grounded in both sociolinguistic and psycholinguistic principles. Pedagogical norms guide the selection and sequencing of target language features for language teaching and learning. This book both situates and expands on this concept highlighting the interaction of research and pedagogy. The papers collectively illustrate how the concept of pedagogical norm applies to all components of language, including phonology, morphology, syntax, and discourse. The book begins with a discussion of definitions including papers that trace the history of the concept and d
History, society and variation : in honor of Albert Valdman( )

13 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume presents a collection of new articles by sixteen specialists in the field of pidgin and creole studies, assembled in honor of the world-renowned creolist, Albert Valdman. The articles, written from a variety of theoretical perspectives, are organized thematically in three sections: on the history of specific pidgins or creoles (including Louisiana Creole and Haitian Creole); on the sociohistorical settings that gave rise to these contact languages and issues affecting their future development; and on issues of linguistic variation and change. In keeping with Valdman's own primary i
Trends in language teaching by Albert Valdman( Book )

22 editions published between 1966 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen articles by anthropologists, psychologists, sociologists, and linguists, bearing on the way foreign languages will be taught in the immediate future, constitute the major portion of this book. The contents include chapters on: (1) sociocultural context of language and literature, (2) Hispanic literature, (3) the use of contrastive linguistics in course development, (4) teaching pronunciation, (5) applied linguistics and generative grammar, (6) psychological theory and educational research, (7) psycholinguistics, (8) bilingualism, (9) programed instruction, (10) a self-instructional prosody development device, (11) testing, (12) language laboratory equipment and use, (13) television teaching, and (14) foreign language in the elementary school (fles). A historical overview of the past two decades of foreign language teaching touches on the basic tenets of the "Linguistic Method" and current trends. Technical terms and symbols, articulatory diagrams, and an author-title index are included. (Rl)
Pidgin and creole linguistics by Albert Valdman( Book )

17 editions published between 1977 and 1999 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haiti--today and tomorrow : an interdisciplinary study by Charles Robert Foster( Book )

7 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers in linguistics and phonetics to the memory of Pierre Delattre by Albert Valdman( Book )

19 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Issues in international bilingual education : the role of the vernacular by Beverly Hartford( Book )

9 editions published between 1976 and 1982 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CHRISTINA BRAIT PAULSTON There is an important difference between merely experimental and genuine experiment. The one may be a feeling for novelty, the other is rationally based on experience seeking a better way. - Frank Lloyd Wright Wright was talking about architecture, but the same difference can be applied to analyzing the relationship between standard and vernacular languages in bilingual education; surely we are also seeking a better way to handle bilingual education based on experience. How rationally based our efforts are, is another question. Works on this and similar topics can at times become the scene for very emotional-and very moving-presentations which sometimes are more utopian than rational. One can perhaps call this a very 'rational' text, because so few of the contributors are members of ethnic subordinate groups. Am I suggesting that minority group members are less rational? Of course not. I am suggesting that it is much easier to be calm, objective and scholarly about the lot of others than about your own. The most salient feature about the bilingual education of vernacular speaking groups is the social and economic exploitation of its members by the dominant group. The papers herein, treating bilingual education from a psychological perspective, agree at least on the issue that an understanding of the social and economic factors underlying bilingual education is crucial for understanding the psychological studies on bilingualism
Theoretical orientations in Creole studies by International Conference on Theoretical Orientations in Creole Studies( Book )

17 editions published in 1980 in English and Spanish and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French and Creole in Louisiana by Albert Valdman( Book )

8 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leading specialists on Cajun French and Louisiana Creole examine dialectology and sociolinguistics in this volume, the first comprehensive treatment of the linguistic situation of francophone Louisiana and its relation to the current development of French in North America outside of Quebec. Topics discussed include: language shift and code mixing speaker attitudes the role of schools and media in the maintenance of these languages and such language planning initiatives as the CODOFIL program to revive the sue of French in Louisiana. £/LIST£
Dictionary of Louisiana Creole( Book )

6 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This important reference work has been compiled from existing written sources dating back to 1850 and from material collected in Bayou Teche, the German Coast, Pointe Coupee, and St. Tammany Parish." "The Dictionary Features: an informative User's Guide, including details on orthography and the design of the dictionary articles; a grammatical sketch of the language; a guide to variant pronunciations; English and French meaning equivalents; creole contextual examples; identification of where examples were collected, with special notation for historical items (i.e., pre-1960); two indexes: a French-Creole index and an English-Creole index; and rich cultural information, with many examples of folklore, traditional medicine, religious beliefs, and agricultural practices."--BOOK JACKET
Le Français hors de France by Albert Valdman( Book )

14 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in French and English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drillbook of French pronunciation by Albert Valdman( Book )

14 editions published between 1964 and 1970 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to French phonology and morphology by Albert Valdman( Book )

7 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Structural drill and the language laboratory: report of the third Language Laboratory Conference held at Indiana University, March 29-31, 1962 by Francis W Gravit( Book )

18 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and Undetermined and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This report of the third Indiana-Purdue Language Laboratory Conference emphasizes techniques and teaching in the laboratory rather than a technical discussion of equipment. Major topical divisions subsuming individual author articles are related to: (1) structural drill, (2) evaluation of laboratory technique, (3) current textbooks and the language laboratory, (4) testing tapes, (5) new developments in textual materials, (6) teaching machines, and (7) the language laboratory and the high school. Articles on verb drill and conversation, quality in tape recording and voicing, auditory discrimination, learning specifications, English for foreigners, correlation of the laboratory with the textbook, specific language instruction, achievement testing, prognostic tests, program continuity and coordination, and the library of recorded materials suggest the wide range of topics in the report. The program of the conference and a list of participants are included in the appendix. (Rl)
Chez nous : branché sur le monde francophone by Albert Valdman( Book )

30 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in French and English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For courses in Elementary French. Building on the success of earlier editions and anchored in the most current innovations in language instruction, the Fourth Edition of Chez nous offers a richly nuanced focus on the Francophone world through a highly integrative and process-oriented approach to the development of language skills that emphasizes the "Five C's" and is consistent with the National Standards. The Fourth Edition Chez nous is a complete elementary French program designed for use at colleges and universities, over two or three terms or semesters. Using a careful progression
Historicity and variation in Creole studies by International Conference on Theoretical Orientations in Creole Studies( Book )

10 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Identité culturelle et francophonie dans les Amériques, 1 : [actes du] colloque tenu à l'Université d'Indiana, Bloomington, du 28 au 30 mars 1974 by Centre international de recherche sur le bilinguisme (Québec)( Book )

26 editions published between 1972 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basic course in Haitian Creole by Albert Valdman( Book )

20 editions published between 1970 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Créole : structure, statut et origine by Albert Valdman( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in French and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Dictionary of Louisiana French : as spoken in Cajun, Creole, and American Indian communities
Pedagogical norms for second and foreign language learning and teaching : studies in honour of Albert ValdmanHistory, society and variation : in honor of Albert ValdmanFrench and Creole in LouisianaChez nous : branché sur le monde francophoneBasic course in Haitian Creole
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Valdman, A.