ERIC Number: ED153500
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
Language for Special Purposes. Studies in Language Learning, Vol. 2, No. 1, Fall 1977. Special Issue.
Cowan, J Ronayne, Ed.
Languages for special purposes is the subject of this special issue. Seven articles are provided: "Special Courses in Russian" (Rasio Dunatov); "Learning to Read German: A Search for Relevant Models (Karl Fink); "The Comprehension of English for Science and Technology Arguments and Definitions" (John Lackstrom); "The Teaching of Pronunciation" (James Marchand); "Recent Developments in Memory Research and Their Implications for Foreign Language Teaching" (Bernice Melvin); "English for Special Purposes: An Analysis and Survey" (Peter Strevens); and "Trends and Issues in Teaching French to Migrant Workers" (George Zask). The subjects of the selected bibliographies are: the teaching of English for special purposes (J Ronayne Cowan); Soviet literature in special register Russian courses for beginners (Rasio Dunatov); and literature in German Special register courses and word frequency counts for German (Karl Fink). In addition, these books are reviewed: Philip Dale's "Language Development: Structure and Function"; Joshua Fishman's "Bilingual Education: An International Sociological Perspective"; D. B. Fry's "Acoustic Phonetics: A Course in Basic Readings"; and Insup Taylor's "Introduction to Psycholinguistics." (AMH)
Descriptors: Acoustic Phonetics, Bibliographies, Bilingual Education, College Language Programs, Content Area Reading, English for Special Purposes, English (Second Language), French, German, Higher Education, Language Acquisition, Language Instruction, Language Programs, Language Research, Language Skills, Languages for Special Purposes, Memory, Migrant Adult Education, Postsecondary Education, Pronunciation Instruction, Psycholinguistics, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Russian, Scientific Literacy, Second Language Learning, Teaching Methods, Word Frequency
Unit for Foreign Language Study and Research, G-70 Foreign Languages Building, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois 61801 (price per issue varies)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Urbana. Unit for Foreign Language Study and Research.