ERIC Number: ED344419
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Language across Cultures. Proceedings of a Symposium (St. Patrick's College, Dublin, Ireland, July 8-9, 1983).
Mathuna, Liam Mac; Singleton, David
Papers presented at the symposium on the relationship between language and culture include, in addition to an opening adress: "Sociosemiotics Across Cultures" (Wolfgang Kuhlwein); "Translation Across Languages or Across Cultures?" (Albrecht Neubert); "Grammatical Categories Across Cultures" (Olga Tomic); "On Taking Language Tests: What the Students Report" (Andrew Cohen); "Language and Cultural Identity: The Cases of Ireland and Romania" (Martin Croghan); "Some Sociolinguistic Observations on the Learning of English by Vietnamese in Ireland" (Miriam Dean); "Folklore, Linguistics, and Bilingualism" (Owen Egan); "A Socio-Cultural Model of Communication: Parameters that Define It" (Stathis Efstathiadis); "Language and Ethnic Identity: The Irish Language in the United States" (Jeffrey Kallen); "A Pragmatic Account of Reference in English and Polish" (Barbara Kryk); "Fossilization, Pidginization, and the Monitor" (Marquette Lowther); "Social Context and Language Usage: Implications for Children with Impaired Hearing" (Patrick McDonnell); "Expression of Causativity and Factitivity in English and Hebrew" (Ezra Mentcher); "Young Punjabi Bilinguals in Northern Ireland: Their Language Competence and Identity Structure" (Mehroo Northover); "The Influence of English on Modern Spoken Hebrew" (Deborah Northmann); "English Words and Expressions in the Irish of Inis Meain and the Use of English by the Local Community" (Ciaran Coigligh); "The Value of Literary Translation in Language Teaching" (Cormac Cuilleanain); "Cross-Linguistic Speech Act Studies: Theoretical and Empirical Issues" (Elite Olshtain and Shoshana Blum-Kulka); "Contrastive Ethology of Language" (Michael Pickering); "A First Encounter with Dutch: Perceived Language Distance and Language Transfer as Factors in Comprehension" (David Singleton and David Little); and "Language Variation and Foreign Language Teaching: Issues and Orientations" (Albert Valdmann). (MSE)
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Child Language, Children, Contrastive Linguistics, Cross Cultural Studies, Dutch, English, Ethnicity, Folk Culture, Foreign Countries, Grammar, Hearing Impairments, Hebrew, Immigrants, Intercultural Communication, Interlanguage, Irish, Language Processing, Language Research, Language Role, Language Tests, Language Variation, Linguistic Borrowing, Listening Comprehension, Literature Appreciation, Panjabi, Pidgins, Polish, Pragmatics, Second Language Instruction, Semiotics, Sociocultural Patterns, Speech Acts, Testing, Transfer of Training, Translation, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Vietnamese People
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Irish Association for Applied Linguistics, Dublin.
Identifiers: Ireland; Meain (Inis); Rumania