"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.
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Sheikhbahaee Research Bulletin
Assistant editor: Afzali,K
Sheikhbahaee Journal of Language Studies, a peer-reviewed one, publishes research articles in a wide range of topics in the areas of language teaching, translation and literary studies, including, discourse analysis, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, ESP, material development, teaching literature, children's literature and stylistic analysis.
The journal is particularly keen to help make connections between fields, theories, research methods, and scholarly discourses and welcomes contributions which critically reflect on current practices in the areas mentioned above.
Manuscripts should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for submission is March 30, 2013.