LINGUIST List 9.1656

Sat Nov 21 1998

FYI: Ling. Science, Spanish, Machine Translation

Editor for this issue: Jody Huellmantel <jodylinguistlist.org>


Directory

  1. Vladimir Rykov, Linguistic Science books from Russia
  2. Tina Isabelli, LINGUISTIC PERSPECTIVES FROM SPANISH 2ND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION
  3. roger harris, Machine translation lecture, London, U.K.

Message 1: Linguistic Science books from Russia

Date: Wed, 18 Nov 98 12:03:09 +0300
From: Vladimir Rykov <rykoviling.msk.su>
Subject: Linguistic Science books from Russia


 BOOKS FROM RUSSIA 

 WE OFFER BOOKS FROM VARIOUS FIELDS OF LINGUISTIC SCIENCE:


 - Theoretical and Comparative Linguistics

 - Sociolinguistics

 - Psycholinguistics

 - Applied/Computational Linguistics

 - Turkic, Iranian, German, Caucasian,
 African, Roman, Finno-Ugric, and
 Russian Federation ethnic languages

 AND OTHER BOOKS FROM VARIOUS BRANCHES OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY


 mail-to:
 rykoviling.msk.su

YS Vladimir Rykov, PhD in Computational Linguistics
http://www.blkbox.com/~gigawatt/rykov.html 
http://WWW.GOL.RU/~iling 

Linguistic Institute
1/12 B.Kislovsky per., Moscow, 103009
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Message 2: LINGUISTIC PERSPECTIVES FROM SPANISH 2ND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION

Date: Thu, 19 Nov 1998 21:47:25 -0500 (EST)
From: Tina Isabelli <t.isabellimail.utexas.edu>
Subject: LINGUISTIC PERSPECTIVES FROM SPANISH 2ND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION

Dear Colleague:

We are pleased to announce that the proceedings of the First
University of Texas at Austin Spanish Second Language Acquisition
Symposium held on October 3-4, 1997 are now available. The
proceedings feature nine articles, as listed below. You may obtain a
copy by filling out the form at the bottom of this page and sending a
check to the address indicated. We are sure you will enjoy reading
these fine papers and thank you for your support of this publication.


Texas Papers in
Foreign Language Education

SPECIAL ISSUE: LINGUISTIC PERSPECTIVES FROM SPANISH 2ND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION


Volume 3 Number 3 Fall 1998


 1 REBECCA JO BEARDEN Discourse Features of Spanish Oral
Production at the Novice Level
 33 DALE APRIL KOIKE and FANNY HINOJOSA A Discourse Approach
to the Assessment of Foreign Language Oral Proficiency
 51 MARA RAMREZ-MAYBERRY Acquisition of Spanish Definite
Articles by English-Speaking Learners of Spanish
 69 CHRISTOPHER D. GASCN The Spanish Psych Verb Construction:
Beginning and Intermediate Learners' Patterns of Usage
 85 MARY ZAMPINI The Relationship Between the Production and
Perception of Second Language Spanish Stops
 100 JEFFREY REEDER An Acoustic Description of the Longitudinal
Acquisition of Spanish Phonological Features by English Speaking Adult
Learners
 119 BARBARA GONZLEZ-PINO Prochievement Testing: Matching
Instructor Expectations, Student Level, and Task Levels
 133 MICHAEL GUERRERO Current Issues in the Spanish Language
Proficiency of Bilingual Education Teachers
 149 MARGARET ANN KASSEN Multiple Challenges of Multimedia:
Development, Implementation, and Evaluation in Second Semester Spanish


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Please send me _______ copies of the SSLAS proceedings, at $8.00 per copy,
plus $_____(see chart below) per copy for postage and handling.

Postage and handling: U.S. $1.25
 Canada $3.27
 Mexico $3.60
 Europe $6.36
 Asia $8.15

Total enclosed: ____________



Send check payable to LSSPD (Linguistics Students of the Spanish and
Portuguese Dept.) and information form to:

 Dale Koike/SSLAS
 Department of Spanish and Portuguese
 University of Texas at Austin
 Austin, TX 78712


Name______________________________________________________________

Address____________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________

Phone: _________________________ e-mail: __________________________
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Message 3: Machine translation lecture, London, U.K.

Date: Fri, 20 Nov 1998 12:59:20 -0000
From: roger harris <rwshdircon.co.uk>
Subject: Machine translation lecture, London, U.K.



British Computer Society
Natural Language Translation Specialist Group
URL: http://www.bcs.org.uk/siggroup/sg37.htm


Forthcoming meeting
------------------

Date: Thursday 26 November 1998, 6.30pm - 8.00pm.
Venue: Room 331, King's College London, The Strand, London WC2,
U.K.

Topic: Professor Tony Hartley (University of Brighton) will talk on

 "Going live with MT in Academe"
 or 
 "Why vacuum-packed MT is stale fare for students" 


The meeting will be preceded by the Group's brief Annual General
Meeting.

 ----------------------

How to get there:
Underground: The nearest Underground station is Temple (District
and Circle lines).

Buses: 1, 4, 5, 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 67, 77, 170, 171, 172,
176, 188, 501, 502, 513.

British Rail stations: Blackfriars, Charing Cross, City
Thameslink.

Road: King's College is situated on the south side of the Strand and
near its east end. The Aldwych and Bush House are immediately
north. Car parking is not available on the premises but there are
parking garages nearby.

Entrance to meetings is free and all are welcome.

It is a custom of our group that after a lecture, members of the
audience, Group members and the speaker adjourn to a nearby restaurant
in Covent Garden, London WC1, for a meal to continue discussing
machine translation and linguistic matters in general and the
speaker's subject in particular. You will be very welcome to join but
you will be asked to pay for your meal; a main course together with a
glass of wine might cost from GBP 8 (eight pounds).

For further details please contact the Group's Secretary; 
 Monique L'Huillier, 
 Telephone: +44 (0)1784-443 243 or +44 (0)1276-20488. 
 E-mail: m.lhuilliervms.rhbnc.ac.uk

Details of this meeting are posted on the Group's web-site at
 http://www.bcs.org.uk/siggroup/sg37.htm

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Roger Harris (rwshbcs.org.uk)
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