The Top Linguists

  • Peter Trudgill

    Peter Trudgill? Peter Trudgill (born November 7, 1943 in Norwich ) – British sociolinguist and author of books in the field of dialectology . Born in Norwich, where in 1955…

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  • Jerome Seymour Bruner

    Jerome Seymour Bruner Jerome Seymour Bruner was born on October 1, 1915 in New York, United States. He is an American…

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  • Stephen Krashen

    Stephen Krashen Stephen Krashen (1941) completed his PhD in Linguistics in 1972 at the University of California UCLA. He is currently professor…

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  • Jean Piaget

    Jean Piaget   Born in the French zone of Switzerland. Eldest son of Arthur Piaget and Rebecca Jackson. His father was a…

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  • Lev Vygotsky

    Lev Vygotsky Lev Vygotsky was a seminal Russian psychologist who is best known for his sociocultural theory. He believed that social…

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  • Ludwig Wittgenstein

    Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951) Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951) was born in Vienna, Austria, on April 26, 1889. The son of a wealthy…

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  • William Labov

    William Labov (Passaic, 1927) American linguist. He has worked, above all, in the field of sociolinguistics. He is the creator of the…

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  • Mikhail Bakhtin

    Who was Mikhail Bakhtin? The researcher, thinker, philosopher and theorist Mikhail Mikhailovich Bakhtin (1895-1975) was one of the most important figures in…

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  • B. F. Skinner

    B. F. Skinner  B. F. Skinner ( Susquehanna , 20 as March as 1904 – Cambridge , 18 as August as 1990 ) was a psychologist , social philosopher , inventor , author and American . Drove a pioneering work in experimental…

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  • Wernicke Area

    Karl Wernicke (1848-1904)

    Karl Wernicke (1848-1904)     The physiology of the brain was oriented during this period in the investigation of the…

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