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The human language series [videorecording] / Equinox Films ; a series produced, written and directed by Gene Searchinger.

Publication:
New York, NY : Ways of Knowing, Inc., c1995.
Format/Description:
Video
3 videocassettes (55 min. each) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
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Subjects:
Language and languages.
Linguistics.
Language acquisition.
Form/Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Language:
Closed-captioned.
System Details:
VHS.
Summary:
Explores human language, its origins, acquisition and evolution, with comments by Noam Chomsky, Frederick Newmayer, Howard Lasnik, Lila Gleitman, George A. Miller, Mark Aronoff ... [et al.]
Contents:
Pt. 1. (55 min.) Discovering the human language : "colorless green ideas"
pt. 2. (55 min.) Acquiring the human language : "playing the language game"
pt. 3. (55 min.) The human language evolves : "with and without words."
Credits:
Camera, Michael Male, John Hazard ; editors, Sara Fishko, Sharon Sachs, Tom Haneke ; music, Maurice Wright.
Notes:
Videocassette release of a series of television broadcasts in association with South Carolina ETV.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Rosengarten Family Fund.
Contributor:
Searchinger, Gene. , Producer, Author, Director
South Carolina Educational Television Network. , Producer
Equinox Films, Inc. , Producer
Ways of Knowing, Inc. , Distributor
Rosengarten Family Fund.
OCLC:
31229135