1941-Present – Born in Chicago in 1941. – Spent two years in the Peace Corps in Ethiopia where he taught eighth grade English and science. – Krashen pursued a Ph.D. in Linguistics at the University of California, Los Angeles, culminating with his 1972 dissertation "Language and the Left Hemisphere." – Took up a Ph.D. ..
US linguist student of Edward Sapir co-developer and co-eponym of Whorf-Sapir hypothe..
US linguist founded tagmem..
German comparative philologist, linguist, orientalist, and translator discovered kinship of Indian and European langua..
US-Confederate politician Senator from Virginia 1847-1861 drafted Fugitive Slave Act 1850 president pro tempore of Senate 1857 en route to Britain, with John Slidell seized from British ship Trent 1861 and imprisoned (Trent Affair), released 1862 grandson of George Ma..
US author, columnist, and language commenta..
1709 – He was born at Salisbury this year. 1774 – He was Comptroller to the Queen from this year to 1780. 1761 – He became a county magistrate, and was Member of Parliament for Christchurch from this year until his death. 1765 – He held political office under Lord Greenville, retiring ..
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US activist and linguist founder of transformational linguistics wrote "Syntactic Structures" 1..
1791 – He was born on the 14th of September in Mainz, archbishopric of Mainz (Germany.) 1816 – Bopp’s first important work, Über das Conjugationssystem der Sanskritsprache (On the System of Conjugation in Sanskrit), foreshadowed his major achievement. 1820 – He extended the study to include the other grammatical parts. 1821 – Professor of Oriental ..