"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
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.
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.
Please note: This is a new edition of a previously announced text.
The third edition of Jeremy Munday's definitive textbook, 'Introducing
Translation Studies', is now available. This invaluable resource has become a
key source for generations of translation studies students. The new edition
incorporates the latest research, a new chapter on writing research projects and
dissertations, as well as more examples, revised exercises and further reading
suggestions. The book is accompanied by a major new companion website
which includes author presented video summaries of each chapter, multiple-
choice tests, and broader research questions.
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