Publishing Partner: Cambridge University Press CUP Extra Publisher Login
amazon logo
More Info

New from Oxford University Press!


It's Been Said Before

By Orin Hargraves

It's Been Said Before "examines why certain phrases become clichés and why they should be avoided -- or why they still have life left in them."

New from Cambridge University Press!


Sounds Fascinating

By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

Book Information

Sun Image

Title: Teaching Foreign Languages
Subtitle: Languages for Special Purposes
Edited By: Georgeta Raţă

Teaching Foreign Languages: Languages for Special Purposes is a collection
of essays which will appeal to teachers of modern languages no matter the
level of instruction.

The essays deal with three main approaches of the teaching of languages for
special purposes in Europe, Asia and Africa:

*theoretical linguistics (lexis: French vocabulary; and semantics: French
copulative verbs);

*descriptive linguistics (compared linguistics: English – Romanian, English –
Serbian, French – Romanian, French – Serbian, and German – Macedonian);

*applied linguistics (language acquisition: English in Romania and Spanish in
Serbia; language education: Arabic in Italy, English in Bosnia-Herzegovina,
Croatia, Iran, Malaysia, Russia, Serbia, and the United Arab Emirates;
German in Serbia; lexicography: English, French, Romanian, Ruthenian and
Serbian; stylistics: English, French and Spanish; and translation: English,
Italian and Romanian).

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Review: Not available for review. If you would like to review a book on The LINGUIST List, please login to view the AFR list.
BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
General Linguistics
Ling & Literature
Language Acquisition
Issue: All announcements sent out by The LINGUIST List are emailed to our subscribers and archived with the Library of Congress.
Click here to see the original emailed issue.

Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781443824040
Pages: 410
Prices: U.S. $ 74.99