"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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Logos & Littera: Journal of Interdisciplinary Approaches to Text
Logos et Littera: Journal of Interdisciplinary Approaches to Text (ISSN 2336-9884) is a newly-founded academic/scholarly international journal, published by the Institute of Foreign Languages, University of Montenegro. Our international Editorial Board is comprised of the leading researchers in the field of linguistics and literature from the Balkans and Europe (see the website for details).
The journal accepts outstanding papers in linguistics and literature which apply interdisciplinary approaches (length 6,000-10,000 words in English, French or Russian). All contributions shall undergo a double blind peer review before being accepted for publication.
For guidelines and instructions, please visit the website of the Journal - www.ll.ac.me.
To submit a paper or inquire about the submission procedures and policies, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are looking forward to receiving your contributions. Neda Andrić, PhD Editor-in-chief