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Name: Johannes  Scherling
Institution: Universita╠łt Graz
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State and/or Country: Austria   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Pragmatics
Anthropological Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: Japanizing English - Anglicisms and their impact on Japanese
Holistic loanword integration and loanword acceptance - A comparative study of anglicisms in German and Japanese
The Making of an Ally - U.S. Postwar Policies and the Reshaping of Japan
Announced on LINGUIST :  Japanizing English
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Japanizing English
Courses Taught: Introduction to English Linguistics
Language in Use
Language, Ideology and the Globalization of English
'Lexis of Evil' - The Language of War
Pragmatics



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