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Zelazny, Walter – Language Problems & Language Planning, 2003
Raises questions about the a European Union commissioned report titled "Les Europeens et les langues," which was prepared in accordance with the customary routine used for a series of report on European public opinion. Issues discussed include the omission of several languages, the use of Esperanto, the languages reportedly used by…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Language Planning, Language Role
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Blanke, Detlev – Language Problems and Language Planning, 1998
Discusses the relationship between planned languages and specialized technical languages, with particular reference to Esperanto, and analyzes its significance for several aspects of Eugen Wuster's (the founder of terminology science) work. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Artificial Languages, Esperanto, Language Planning, Language Role
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Burns, Matthew K.; Dean, Vincent J. – Learning Disability Quarterly, 2005
Research has consistently demonstrated the importance of providing an appropriate level of challenge, called the instructional level, within curricular material. Although the instructional level is a generally well-defined and researched construct, much less data exist on the acquisition rate (AR) component of an appropriate level of challenge.…
Descriptors: Instructional Materials, Learning Disabilities, Curriculum Based Assessment, Time on Task
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Reagan, Timothy – Educational Foundations, 1997
Examines the concept of linguistic legitimacy (and illegitimacy) using three specific cases--Black English, American Sign Language, and Esperanto. The paper argues that legitimacy is grounded more on personal, political, and ideological biases than on linguistic criteria. (SM)
Descriptors: American Sign Language, Black Dialects, Black Students, Diversity (Student)
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Corsetti, Renato – Language Problems and Language Planning, 1996
Reviews what is known about Esperanto as a home language and first language. Recorded cases of Esperanto-speaking families are known since 1919, and in nearly all of the approximately 350 families documented, the language is spoken to the children by the father. The data suggests that this "artificial bilingualism" can be as successful…
Descriptors: Artificial Languages, Bilingualism, Creoles, Diachronic Linguistics
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Sherwood, Bruce Arne – Physics Today, 1979
Explains that reading English among Scientists is almost universal, however, there are enormous problems with spoken English. Advocates the use of Esperanto as a viable alternative, and as a language requirement for graduate work. (GA)
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Communicative Competence (Languages), Graduate Study, Higher Education
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Chiti-Batelli, Andrea – Language Problems and Language Planning, 1986
Warns the European community of the dangers of accepting English as the international language and urges the adoption of Esperanto, a neutral language without its own cultural tradition, as the international lingua franca. (CFM)
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, English (Second Language), Imperialism, Language Planning
Wood, Richard E. – 1975
Second language instruction in the U.S. and Europe is in difficulties. The choice of a second language is artibrary and the motivation dubious. In Europe and now also in the U.S., attention has turned to the planned interlanguage Esperanto, which offers a maximally regularized structure, is considered "easy" by learners, and has the…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Experiments, Interlanguage
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Dasgupta, Probal – Language Problems & Language Planning, 2001
Examines linguistic recycling in the context of domestic Esperanto use. Argues that word-meaning recycling reflects the same fundamental principles as sentential recursion, and that a linguistics theoretically sensitive to these principles strengthens practical efforts towards the social goal of an open speech community. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Esperanto, Language Usage, Linguistics, Uncommonly Taught Languages
Sherwood, Bruce Arne; Cheng, Chin-Chuan – 1979
A course on international communication and constructed languages is described. General topics covered in the course included the roles various national languages have played in international communication, special forms of English, language practices and policies in international organizations and conferences, and the history and classification…
Descriptors: Artificial Languages, Bibliographies, Course Descriptions, Global Approach
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Fettes, Mark – Language Problems & Language Planning, 2001
Discusses an extensive research program that was conducted under the auspices of the International Auxiliary Language Association, whose goal was to gather information on Esperanto, Ido, or Latino. Reviews ideological influences that instead led to creation of new hybrid language, Interlingua. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Language Planning, Language Research, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Fiedler, Sabine – Language Problems and Language Planning, 1999
A comprehensive phraseological study of Esperanto, based on detailed test analyses, participant observation and surveys, reveals both similarities and differences in comparison to ethnic or national languages. Relatively high level of metalinguistic consciousness and creativity were observed, coupled with widely differing attitudes towards the…
Descriptors: Classification, Esperanto, Language Attitudes, Language Planning
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Haitao, Liu – Language Problems and Language Planning, 1998
Reviews the history of interlinguistics in China through scientific and specialist journals, tracing a path from early discussions of language policy through growing recognition of Esperanto as an object of scientific study to the application of interlinguistics in computing and terminology. (Author/JL)
Descriptors: Computational Linguistics, Esperanto, Foreign Countries, Language Planning
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Gunnarsson, Petur – Educational Media International, 1992
Examines the resilience of small languages in the face of larger ones. Highlights include the concept of one dominant language, such as Esperanto; the threat of television to small visual-language societies; the power of visual media; man's relationship to language; and the resilience of language. (LRW)
Descriptors: Esperanto, Language Attitudes, Language Maintenance, Language Research
Frost, J. M., Ed. – 1973
This handbook provides detailed information about broadcasting and international broadcasting organization. It lists Esperanto programs, English language news programs from foreign countries, religious broadcasting organizations, and gives hints to improve broadcast reception. The main entry section gives a detailed description of radio stations…
Descriptors: International Organizations, Programing (Broadcast), Radio, Television
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