"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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Note: This is the second call for papers. The deadline has been extended.
The journal Debate Terminológico and RITerm Executive Committee are pleased to announce that the call to send articles for Debate Terminológico , issue 10, is now open. Please note that the deadline to send the submissions is April 1st, 2013.
Publication guidelines can be consulted at Debate Terminológico's web page: http://seer.ufrgs.br/riterm. All proposals must be sent to the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The purpose of Debate Terminológico is to promote the discussion on ideas related to terminology. The journal publishes research works about terminology and related fields, both from a theoretical and applied point of view.
Iria da Cunha (RITerm Executive Committee, Debate Terminológico) Mercedes Suárez (RITerm Executive Committee, President)