"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.
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Newcastle Working Papers in Linguistics
NWPL is a yearly journal chiefly managed by postgraduate students. NWPL is pleased to announce its second call for papers.
For this issue, submissions are solicited from all areas of linguistics, including the following but not limited to them:
Applied Linguistics Bilingualism & Multilingualism Clinical Linguistics Conversational Analysis Corpus Linguistics Discourse Analysis Forensic Linguistics Historical Linguistics Language Acquisition Language and Communication Language and Culture Language and Education Morphology Neurolinguistics Phonetics Pragmatics Psycholinguistics Semantics Semiotics Sociolinguistics Stylistics Syntax
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All submissions should be in accordance with our guidelines which can be downloaded from our website: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/linguistics/research/workingpapers/Submission.htm
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Editorial board: Amer Al Kafri, Tamader Hwaidi, Alex Ho-Cheong Leung, Man Li, Sameerah Saeed