"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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Applied Research in English
Applied Research in English is published (biannually and free of charge) by the English department at the University of Isfahan, Iran. The journal disseminates peer-reviewed original research results in TEFL and Applied Linguistics, in both print and open-access formats. Contributions must be written exclusively in English and should address one of the following categories:
- Foreign language teaching and learning - Bilingualism and multilingualism - Teaching culture and intercultural issues - Gender and language - Language education - Teacher education - Discourse analysis - Curriculum development - Literary studies and applied linguistics - Sociolinguistics - Psycholinguistics - Phonetics and phonology - English for specific purposes - Language testing and assessment - Pragmatics
Please note that there is an open submission deadline for this call.
More information about the Journal as well as submission guidelines can be found at Journal homepage: http://uijs.ui.ac.ir/are/index.php?&slct_pg_id=10&sid=1&slc_lang=en