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Crafting Academic Texts from an Ethnographic Perspective

Crafting Academic Texts from an Ethnographic Perspective

This is an introductory book for those who have little or no experience in crafting academic texts. Based on our own experience in academic and ethnographic writing, we address issues we consider important and challenging. We start by looking at questions of style. This includes how to write simple, clear and understandable sentences, use active language and make the writer part of the text when appropriate. We must use accurate and fair words to describe our insights about other people without...


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e-Books (SIL)

e-Books (SIL)

The e-Books series is authored primarily by SIL staff. It includes peer-reviewed book-length documents on language and culture, especially as related to lesser-known and endangered languages. Subject areas include linguistics, sociolinguistics, anthropology, translation, literacy and education, language and culture learning, and computer applications to those endeavors. Some included titles are: Crafting Academic Texts from an Ethnographic Perspective by Merz, Johannes and Sharon...


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Journal of Language Survey Reports (SIL)

Journal of Language Survey Reports (SIL)

The Journal of Language Survey Reports (formerly Electronic Survey Reports ) is a peer-reviewed journal for original research articles published since 1999. Reports provide basic data about non-dominant languages and the community of people to whom those languages belong, and thereby contribute to decision-making for the intentional planning of language development. The reports, published by SIL InternationalĀ®, are authored primarily but not exclusively by SIL staff. Some are preliminary work...


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Survey Report on the Kapauri Language of Papua, Indonesia

Survey Report on the Kapauri Language of Papua, Indonesia

The Kapauri language is spoken in Airu District, Jayapura County in northeastern Papua, Indonesia. A language survey of the Kapauri speech community was carried out as part of a larger sociolinguistic study initiated by SIL Indonesia to investigate the language development potential of the languages of Papua. The purpose of this part of the survey was to determine the existing Kapauri language situation and to conduct an initial investigation of the sociolinguistic dynamics of the Kapauri...


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