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ERIC Number: ED153500
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Pages: 196
Abstractor: 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)
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
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Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Urbana. Unit for Foreign Language Study and Research.