"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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Journal of Language and Literature Education
JLLE is a scholarly international journal focusing on theory, research, and developments in language and literature education. Language education, literature education, second language education, linguistics, and bilingualism are some of the topics within the scope of the journal. We are seeking submissions of previously unpublished manuscripts on any topic related to the area of language learning and teaching as well as literatüre and linguistics. Articles should be written in a reader-friendly format so that they are accessible to a broad audience of language educators, including those individuals who may not be familiar with the particular subject matter addressed in the article.
Manuscripts to be submitted must be in English or in Turkish and conform to the standards put forward in the Publication Manual of American Psychological Association. All submissions must be sent online. No hard copy submission papers will be accepted.
Types of contributions are original theoretical works, research reports, literature reviews, software and book reviews.
Articles should report on original research or present an original framework that links previous research, educational theory, and literature and language teaching practices. Full-length articles should be approximately 8000-10000 words in length, including references, and should include an abstract of no more than 200 words, and should follow the APA style sheet.
All submissions will be first reviewed and assessed by the Editorial Board in terms of subject matter, contents, suitable presentation and accordance with spelling rules. The manuscripts which are found suitable and acceptable by the mentioned boards will be submitted for scientific assessment to referees. Authors are responsible for opinions expressed in the articles.
Please attach and send your manuscripts to firstname.lastname@example.org address. We will try to respond to your message as quickly as possible. The deadline for submission is June 15, 2013.
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