Palgrave Modern Linguistics

by Series Editor: Maggie Tallerman

About this series

Answer keys available

Some of the titles in this series have answer keys available, which are password-protected for lecturers. 

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THESE RESOURCES. The resources for Communication Disorders are freely available to anyone who wishes to access them and does not require a password - click here to access them.

​Each textbook in the Modern Linguistics series is designed to provide an introduction to a topic in contemporary linguistics and allied disciplines, presented in a manner that is accessible and attractive to readers with no previous experience of the topic. The texts are designed to engage the active participation of the reader, and include exercises and suggestions for further reading. As well as an understanding of the basic concepts and issues for each topic, readers will gain an up-to-date knowledge of current debates and questions in the field.
​Books in the Palgrave Modern Linguistics series include:
  • Communication Disorders, Louise Cummings
  • Phonology second edition, Philip Carr and Jean-Pierre Montreuil
  • English Syntax and Argumentation fourth edition, Bas Aarts
  • Pragmatics, Siobhan Chapman
  • Semantics second edition, Kate Kearns.
  • Syntactic Theory second edition, Geoffrey Poole
  • Morphology second edition, Francis Katamba and John Stonham
  • Sociolinguistics: A Reader and Coursebook, Edited by Nikolas Coupland and Adam Jaworski
  • Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition, Vivian Cook
  • Contact Languages: Pidgins and Creoles, Mark Sebba
Click here to view the full list of the titles in this series.

Answer keys available

Some of the titles in this series have answer keys available, which are password-protected for lecturers. 

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THESE RESOURCES. The resources for Communication Disorders are freely available to anyone who wishes to access them and does not require a password.

Communication Disorders by Louise Cummings

The website is a vitally important resource for student readers and for practitioners wishing to develop their knowledge. It contains 200 multiple choice questions and answers which examine every disorder discussed in the book. There is also an extensive array of audio and visual material on the website that covers everything from the speech of people who clutter to the numerous organic pathologies that cause voice disorders.

Throughout the text you will find boxes indicating that there is complementary material available on the website. All material is organized by chapter to make it easy to navigate. We hope you find the materials on this website interesting and useful.

Chapter 1
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Chapter 2
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Chapter 3
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Chapter 4
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Downloadable resources for chapter 4


Chapter 5
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Chapter 6
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Pre- and post-surgical voices of speakers who have undergone cricothyroid approximation
Pre- and post-surgical voices of speakers who have undergone cricothyroid approximation (reproduced with kind permission of James P. Thomas, MD;www.voicedoctor.net).
These audio files can be accessed from: 
http://voicedoctor.net/surgery/audio-examples?f[0]=field_type_audio%3A141

Chapter 7
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Downloadable resources for chapter 7


Audio file of presbylarynx
This audio file is linked with kind permission of Richard Stasney, MD of the Texas Voice Center (www.texasvoicecenter.com). It can be accessed at:
www.texasvoicecenter.com/diseases.html (presbylaryngis)

Audio files of vocal fold paralysis and paresis
These audio files are linked with kind permission of Richard Stasney, MD of the Texas Voice Center (www.texasvoicecenter.com). They can be accessed at:
www.texasvoicecenter.com/diseases.html (unilateral vocal fold paralysis and bilateral vocal fold paralysis)

Audio files of spasmodic dysphonia
These audio files are linked with kind permission of Richard Stasney, MD of the Texas Voice Center (www.texasvoicecenter.com). They can be accessed at:
www.texasvoicecenter.com/diseases.html (adductor spasmodic dysphonia and abductor spasmodic dysphonia)
These audio files are linked with kind permission of the National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association (www.dysphonia.org). They can be accessed at:
www.dysphonia.org (adductor spasmodic dysphonia and abductor spasmodic dysphonia)

Video file of laryngoscopy examination
This video file is linked with kind permission of James P. Thomas, MD (www.voicedoctor.net). It can be accessed at:
www.voicedoctor.net/videos/laryngoscopy-art-seeing-voice-vocal-cords 
(Laryngoscopy: the art of seeing the voice or vocal cords)

Lecture on cricothyroid approximation
This video file is linked with kind permission of James P. Thomas, MD (www.voicedoctor.net). It can be accessed at:
voicedoctor.net/videos/feminization-laryngoplasty-2005-bologna-italy 
(A 15-minute video lecture on CTA & feminization laryngoplasty)

Chapter 8
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Downloadable resources for chapter 8

Video file of cluttered speech
Video of cluttered speech hosted on the website of the International Cluttering Association http://associations.missouristate.edu/ICA/
To view the video click on ‘What is Cluttering?’ in theassociations.missouristate.edu/ICA/ website.