Featured Linguist!

Jost Gippert: Our Featured Linguist!

"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

Donate Now | Visit the Fund Drive Homepage

Amount Raised:


Still Needed:


Can anyone overtake Syntax in the Subfield Challenge ?

Grad School Challenge Leader: University of Washington

Publishing Partner: Cambridge University Press CUP Extra Publisher Login
amazon logo
More Info

New from Oxford University Press!


What is English? And Why Should We Care?

By: Tim William Machan

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.

New from Cambridge University Press!


Medical Writing in Early Modern English

Edited by Irma Taavitsainen and Paivi Pahta

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.

Query Details

Query Subject:   A Cross-cultural Research on Conflict Resolution
Author:   Nuray Alagozlu
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Pragmatics

Query:   If you are 18 years of age and over and an American English native
speaker born in the US and learned English before the age of 6, you
are invited to join a crosscultural project entitled:

"Conflict Resolution Strategies in Turkish and American English Speech

If you agree to participate, please go ahead and fill in the surveys at
the following links.


For more information, please contact Nuray Alagozlu of Baskent
University, Ankara,Turkiye at nurayalagozlu@gmail.com, or Miki
Makihara of Linguistics and Anthropology Programs,City University of
New York,USA at miki.makihara@gmail.com.
LL Issue: 22.3268
Date posted: 16-Aug-2011


Sums main page