Update (April 5, 2013): At long last, the paperback version of Presenting English Grammar is now available for purchase from Amazon and will be available at other booksellers within a month or so. The text has been available in e-book format since 2012. The paperback version is 156 pages and has been published in full color, which while [...]
On May 22, 2012, ESL language textbook publisher Heinle, in conjunction with National Geographic Learning, recognized Richard McDorman for his work reviewing and commenting on Heinle's new ESL textbook series Pathways. Click here to view or download a copy of the official acknowledgment published in the textbook series.
Excerpt from The University of Virginia Magazine (March 1, 2009): Richard E. McDorman (Col ’94 L/M) published his second book, Managing Successful Meetings. The book was published by inlingua International (Bern, Switzerland) in February. The work is an English as a Second Language textbook, trainer resource manual and audio [...]
Labial Instability in Sound Change The renowned historical linguist Hans Henrich Hock once commented that, for reasons that are not well understood, there sometimes appear "curious gaps" in the bilabial slot of languages' series of obstruent phonemes. Hock based his comment on the observation that if a language lacks a voiceless stop at one [...]