ERIC Number: ED347807
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Global Demands on Language and the Mission of the Language Academies.
Lihani, John, Ed.
This document contains papers (with abstracts) from two conferences on second language learning and language academies held at the University of Kentucky (Lexington) in April of 1985 and 1986 respectively. Papers and authors are as follows: "Language Planning and the International Vocabulary" (J. Lihani); "Merriam-Webster and the Changing English Language" (F. C. Mish); "The Academie Francaise and the French Language: Friends or Foes?" (J. T. Chamberlain); "Political Poetics: The Academie Francaise in the Seventeenth Century" (R. Lockwood); "General Problematics of a Quebec French Dictionary: Dictionnaire du Francaise Quebecois" (C. Poirier); "The Academie Colombiana de la Lengua and the Instituto Caro y Cuervo: History, Organization, and Mission" (T. R. Arrington); "The Spanish Royal Academy" (F. Ayala); "The Academies of the Spanish Language in the United States" (J. C. Zamora); "Politics and Language: The Crises of the Academy in Gunter Grass's 'Treffen in Telgte'" (A. Bohm); "The Greek Language Question" (C. A. Trypanis); "Swahili Policy Implementation in Tanzania: The Role of the National Swahili Council (BAKITA)" (A. S. Dunn); "Translation Applications for Word Processors at the Department of State" (A. Krinsky); "Human Interface with Machine Translation" (M. Cote); "The Study and Programming of the Linguistic 'Formants' as Basis for the Terminology Norm" (M. Criedo de Val); "Machine Translation: Present Status and Future Outlook in the Global Milieu" (M. Zarechnak); "Stress Assignment in Letter to Sound Rules for Speech Synthesis" (K. Church); "National Language Academies: The Hierarchical Aspect of Goals in Language Planning" (F. Nuessel); "Global Demands on Language: The Experience of One Spanish Textbook Author-Editor" (T. Dorwick); "Internationalization of the Slavic Languages" (J. Mistrik). An index is provided. (LB)
Descriptors: Dictionaries, English, French, Global Approach, Greek, International Communication, Interpreters, Machine Translation, Politics, Second Language Learning, Slavic Languages, Spanish, Swahili, Textbooks, Translation, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Vocabulary, Word Processing
Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, 1127 Patterson Office Tower, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0027.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kentucky Univ., Lexington.
Identifiers: National Language Academies
Note: Based on talks presented at the Conference on National Language Academies and Their Mission (Lexington, KY 1985) and the International Symposium on National Academies and Global Demands on Language (Lexington, KY, 1986).