"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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ESP Today - Journal of English for Specific Purposes at Tertiary Level
ESP Today - Journal of English for Specific Purposes at Tertiary Level is an online-only open access peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing high-quality research papers covering all areas of English for Specific Purposes in the context of tertiary education. The Journal is aimed at ESP researchers, scholars and practitioners worldwide.
ESP Today comes out biannually and welcomes submissions of previously unpublished research papers on a variety of topics taking a broadly defined tertiary-level ESP perspective.
We invite you to submit a paper related to your research interest in the field of ESP at tertiary level and contribute not only to high quality of ESP Today and its recognition within the international ESP community, but also to the academic exchange of views which will make this journal a forum for further ESP upgrading.
The deadline for submissions is March 1, 2014.
All contributions should be submitted to one of the following e-mail addresses: Nadežda Silaški, Editor-in-Chief firstname.lastname@example.org Tatjana Đurović, Associate Editor email@example.com Biljana Radić-Bojanić, Associate Editor firstname.lastname@example.org