More specifically, they are concerned with the questions of how to apply research to classroom situations effectively, how to shift from a corpus-based descriptive linguistics
towards a corpus-based pedagogy for language teaching and learning.
The Manual introduces basic descriptive linguistics
, the Semitic language family, and the field and several of the techniques of comparative linguistics.
Subhadra Jha's 1941 paper is, to the best of my knowledge, the first synchronic study of the phonetics and phonology of Maithili according to the principles of modern descriptive linguistics
Forensic linguistics has come of age and, like other mature areas of applied linguistics, is now beginning to raise new and exciting research questions for descriptive linguistics
Kirsten Malmkjaer: Descriptive Linguistics
and Translation Studies: Interface and Differences.
This was different in certain directions of American descriptive linguistics
under the influence of behaviourism, beginning with Bloomfield and still clearly visible today.