ERIC Number: ED219968
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Language in Public Life. Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (Washington, D.C., 1979).
Alatis, James E., Ed.; Tucker, G. Richard, Ed.
The proceedings of the Georgetown Round Table on language and public life are divided into four sections dealing with: (1) language in public life and international affairs, (2) language spread and language policy, (3) language and the professions, and (4) the language of public persuasion. The articles in these sections treat the following points: the President's Commission on Foreign Languages and International Studies; U.S. international English language policy; language attitudes, planning and policy; language choice and human rights; communication in medical practice; language and advertising, education, the judicial system, the neurosciences, and the deaf experience; and language assessment, and the languages of persuasion in the media. An appendix presents an article in French by A. Zachariev on language planning in education in multilingual countries. (AMH)
Descriptors: Advertising, Civil Liberties, Classroom Communication, Discourse Analysis, Language Planning, Languages, Newspapers, Professional Occupations, Public Policy, Public Relations, Speech Communication, Television
Georgetown University Press, Washington, DC 20057 ($7.75).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Georgetown Univ., Washington, DC. School of Languages and Linguistics.