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The human language evolves : with and without words

Author: Gene SearchingerD Terence LangendoenNoam ChomskyDeborah TannenGeorge A MillerAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Ways of Knowing, Inc., ©1995.
Series: Human language series, pt. 3.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Third of three programs on human language. Explores why and how human language may have evolved, and its possible biological basis. Linguists and educators discuss universal facial expressions, differences in communication style between men and women, body language and gesture, and more, defining some of the power of human language.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Documentary
Named Person: Noam Chomsky; Noam Chomsky
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Gene Searchinger; D Terence Langendoen; Noam Chomsky; Deborah Tannen; George A Miller; David McNeill; Lewis Thomas; Ursula Bellugi; South Carolina Educational Television Network.; Equinox Films, Inc.; Ways of Knowing, Inc.
OCLC Number: 31803212
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast on PBS.
Credits: Camera, Gene Searchinger, Michael Male, John Hazard ; film editors, Jeffrey Stern, Gene Searchinger ; graphic design, Bib Gill ; music, Maurice Wright ; consultants, Mark Aronoff [and others].
Performer(s): Interviewees: Terence Langendoen, Michael Robinson, Noam Chomsky, Deborah Tannen, George A. Miller, David McNeill, Stephen Jay Gould, Lewis Thomas, Ursula Bellugi [and others].
Target Audience: General.
Description: 1 videocassette (55 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Human language series, pt. 3.
Other Titles: With and without words
Responsibility: produced, written, and directed by Gene Searchinger ; South Carolina ETV ; Equinox Films.

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Third of three programs on human language. Explores why and how human language may have evolved, and its possible biological basis. Linguists and educators discuss universal facial expressions, differences in communication style between men and women, body language and gesture, and more, defining some of the power of human language.

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