"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.
The Routledge Spanish Bilingual Dictionary of Psychology and Psychiatry
"The Routledge Spanish Bilingual Dictionary of Psychology and Psychiatry"
contains over 100,000 entries making this the most comprehensive and up-to-
date dictionary of its kind.
The Dictionary provides concise, comprehensive and current coverage of every
word or phrase used in the study and practice of psychiatry and psychology.
This valuable reference tool covers all disciplines and sub-disciplines, both
research-based and clinical.
This is a vital resource to those in the healthcare professions, to academicians
and to those who work in translation and/or interpretation, healthcare and the law
who are in contact with the English and Spanish speaking communities.