"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 University of Niš was founded in 1965 and it consists of 13 faculties with 1.500 teachers, 630 staff and extracurricular staff and around 30,000 students. Since its foundation the University diploma was acquired by more than 50,000 students, including 1,300 international students. The University has a publishing unit capable of releasing digital and printed materials, including various books and scientific journals such as Facta Universitatis (15 different series) and Teme.