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"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



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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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Title: The Handbook of English Linguistics
Edited By: Bas Aarts
April McMahon
Series Title: Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics
Description:

The Handbook of English Linguistics is a collection of articles written by
leading specialists on all core areas of English linguistics that provides
a state-of-the-art account of research in the field.

- Brings together articles from the core areas of English linguistics,
including syntax, phonetics, phonology, morphology, as well as variation,
discourse, stylistics and usage
- Written by specialists from around the world
- Provides an introduction to a key area of English Linguistics and
includes a discussion of the most recent theoretical and descriptive
research, as well as extensive bibliographic references.


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"Just what the English Language needs at the start of the twenty-first
century: an authoritative guide to the literature, balancing solid
scholarship with openness, clarity, wisdom, and breadth - pronunciation,
education, linguistic theory, and much else. Highly recommended!" Richard
Hudson, University College London

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Review: Read the review
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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ISBN: 1405113820
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Pages: 824
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