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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?

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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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Title: Gerichtsdolmetschen
Subtitle: Grundwissen und -fertigkeiten
Written By: Christiane Driesen
Haimo-Andreas Petersen
URL: http://www.narr-shop.de/index.php/gerichtsdolmetschen.html
Series Title: narr studienbücher

Dieses Handbuch bereitet auf die Zulassung für die Beeidigung bzw.
Vereidigung vor und ist sowohl zum Selbststudium als auch für Teilnehmer
eines Lehrgangs geeignet.. Es besteht aus einzelnen
(translationswissenschaftlichen und rechtswissenschaftlichen) Modulen, die
jeweils zum Erwerb einer bestimmten für das Gerichtsdolmetschen und -
übersetzen erforderlichen Kompetenz führen. Die Module demonstrieren die
Notwendigkeit der jeweiligen Kompetenz, führen in ihre Anwendung ein und
bieten dann Übungsvorschlage. Diese Übungen sind als Eigenübungen,
Gruppenübungen und Anregung der Dozenten im Rahmen von
Weiterbildungsmaßnahmen konzipiert. Kriterien für die Selbstbewertung,
Gruppenbewertung und Bewertung durch Dozenten werden jeweils angegeben.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Narr Francke Attempto Verlag GmbH + Co. KG
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Forensic Linguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783823364771
Pages: 229
Prices: Europe EURO 19.90