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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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What is English? And Why Should We Care?

By: Tim William Machan

To find some answers Tim Machan explores the language's present and past, and looks ahead to its futures among the one and a half billion people who speak it. His search is fascinating and important, for definitions of English have influenced education and law in many countries and helped shape the identities of those who live in them.

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This volume provides a new perspective on the evolution of the special language of medicine, based on the electronic corpus of Early Modern English Medical Texts, containing over two million words of medical writing from 1500 to 1700.

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Title: El Subtitulado Cinematográfico
Subtitle: Fusión de Palabra, Gesto y Movimiento Escénico
Written By: María José González Rodríguez
Series Title: Edición Lingüística 51

Mientras que una película doblada se ve y se escucha simultáneamente, la
película subtitulada introduce un componente añadido de presión temporal:
el acto de leer.

El propósito de este trabajo es dar cuenta del papel destacado de los
subtítulos a través de una caracterización de las rutinas básicas que se
emplean en su preparación, junto con las convenciones relativas al uso del
español en el subtitulado de películas de habla inglesa. En este sentido,
los resultados nos permiten constatar en qué medida los subtítulos añaden
significado a una película, y cómo en una película subtitulada el
requerimiento de leer se convierte en un obstáculo que el espectador puede
llegar a superar hasta el punto de fijar su atención en la experiencia
básica de la película, dado que la dimensión temporal queda totalmente

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Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 3895869945
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 92
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