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Valdman, Albert

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Works: 252 works in 747 publications in 5 languages and 12,765 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Conference papers and proceedings  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Abstracts  Textbooks 
Roles: Author, Editor, Publishing director, Author of introduction, Other, Compiler, Dedicatee, Opponent
Classifications: PB35, 407
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Most widely held works about Albert Valdman
 
Most widely held works by Albert Valdman
Trends in language teaching by Albert Valdman( Book )

17 editions published between 1966 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pidgin and creole linguistics by Albert Valdman( Book )

15 editions published between 1977 and 1999 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary of Louisiana French : as spoken in Cajun, Creole, and American Indian communities by Albert Valdman( Book )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 423 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
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 351 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 )

16 editions published in 1980 in English and Spanish and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

13 editions published in 1978 in French and Undetermined and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary of Louisiana Creole( Book )

6 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drillbook of French pronunciation by Albert Valdman( Book )

12 editions published between 1964 and 1970 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Français hors de France by Albert Valdman( Book )

14 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French and Creole in Louisiana by Albert Valdman( Book )

7 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 258 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£
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 )

15 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and Undetermined and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pedagogical norms for second and foreign language learning and teaching : studies in honour of Albert Valdman( Book )

14 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 240 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
Chez nous : branché sur le monde francophone by Albert Valdman( Book )

22 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in French and English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historicity and variation in Creole studies by International Conference on Theoretical Orientations in Creole Studies( Book )

10 editions published in 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 215 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 )

27 editions published between 1972 and 1976 in 4 languages and held by 211 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 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Son et sens by Albert Valdman( Book )

16 editions published between 1972 and 1987 in French and English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A grammar-based first-level language text incorporating elements designed to promote oral communication
History, society and variation : in honor of Albert Valdman( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 4 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
 
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Dictionary of Louisiana French : as spoken in Cajun, Creole, and American Indian communities
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French and Creole in LouisianaPedagogical norms for second and foreign language learning and teaching : studies in honour of Albert ValdmanChez nous : branché sur le monde francophoneBasic course in Haitian CreoleHistory, society and variation : in honor of Albert Valdman