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:

$34513

Still Needed:

$40487

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!

ad

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!

ad

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.


Book Information

   

Title: Bilingual Education in China
Subtitle: Practices, Policies and Concepts
Edited By: Anwei Feng
URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/multi/display.asp?K=9781853599927&cat=100&sort=sort_title&ds=bil...&m=9&dc=104
Series Title: Bilingual Education and Bilingualism
Description:

This volume brings a mixed group of researchers together to discuss issues
in bilingual or trilingual education for the majority and minority
nationality groups in China and to explore the relationship between the
two. Articles range from reports of bilingual or trilingual education
projects in remote minority regions to discussions about Chinese-English
bilingual education in major economic centres.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
Review: Not available for review. If you would like to review a book on The LINGUIST List, please login to view the AFR list.
BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Issue: All announcements sent out by The LINGUIST List are emailed to our subscribers and archived with the Library of Congress.
Click here to see the original emailed issue.

Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1853599921
ISBN-13: 9781853599927
Pages: 250
Prices: U.S. $ 129.95
U.K. £ 64.95

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1853599913
ISBN-13: 9781853599910
Pages: 250
Prices: U.K. £ 29.95
U.S. $ 59.95