Native Languages of the Southwest at UT Arlington
From the 2012 Oklahoma Breath of Life Workshop; the Alabama group, with UT Arlington Linguistics &Student Lori McLain Pierce

Department of Linguistics & TESOL | The University of Texas at Arlington

CoLang 2014: Institute on Collaborative Language Research



Raymond Elliott


Raymond Elliott is an Associate Professor of Spanish Linguistics and Former Chair, Department of Modern Languages. Professor Elliott served as the Chair of the Department of Modern Languages for a ten year period from 2001-2011. Elliott's areas of specialization are Spanish linguistics, Romance linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, the acquisition of second language phonology, and the documentation and conservation of indigenous languages in Mexico. Elliott has published articles, book chapters, reviews in The Modern Language Journal, Hispania, Language Documentation & Conservation and with Georgetown University Press. He served as a panelist in the McGraw-Hill Annual Teleconference on Authentic Materials, and as a member of the Academic Advisory Board for the package to accompany Nuevos Destinos. He is the author of several grammar texts: Nuevos Destinos: Español para hispanohablantes, including the workbook and accompanying lab and instructor's manual and co-author of Puntos de partida: An Introduction to Spanish (6th, 7th, 8th and 9th editions), Puntos en Breve and ¡Qué tal! Professor Elliott's research interests have recently expanded to include the documentation of endangered and minority indigenous languages of Mexico. He has experience in documenting languages through recent fieldwork on Kak'chiquel, an indigenous language of Guatemala and Chicahuaxtla Triqui, an Otomanguean tonal language spoken in Oaxaca, Mexico. Elliott directs UT-Arlington’s Study Abroad Program in Cuernavaca, México. He is currently working on a text titled, “Gramática popular del Triqui de Chicahuaxtla” and articles focusing on tone-laryngeal morphology and illustrations of the IPA for Chicahuaxtla Triqui.

CoLang 2014 Course
Praat - 2hr
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