"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.
Interpretation of Idiomatic Expressions by Greek Speaking Children: Implications for the Linguistic and Psycholinguistic Research—An Interdisciplinary Approach Kleopatra Diakogiorgi and Aggeliki Fotopoulou 1 – 27
Prédire la Position de l’adjectif épithète en Français: Approche Quantitative Juliette Thuilier, Gwendoline Fox et Benoît Crabbé 28 – 75
Le Statut des Séquences “N+N à N2 Productif”: Le Cas de N-clé Kristel Van Goethem 76 – 93
From Discourse to Frammar: When the Spanish Incluso Meets a si Conditional Susana Rodríguez Rosique 94 – 119
How English-Origin Nouns (Do Not) Pluralize in French Valérie Saugera 120 – 142
Reviews / Comptes Rendus
Persyn-Vialard Sandrine 2005. La Linguistique de Karl Bühler. Examen Critique de la Sprachtheorie et de sa Filiation Compte rendu par Emilio D’Agostino 143 – 145
Thesis / Thèses
Analyse Syntaxique à l’aide des Tables du Lexique-Grammaire du Français Elsa Tolone 147 – 151