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Scull, Janet; Bremner, Patricia – Babel, 2013
The development of oral language and specifically increased control over literate discourse is critical to students' ability to create and comprehend texts in the early years of schooling and beyond. For students with home languages that differ from the forms of language used in school, the development of oral language through carefully designed…
Descriptors: Oral Language, Literacy Education, Indigenous Populations, Intervention
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Gordon, W. Terrence – Babel: International Journal of Translation, 1986
The linguistic complexity of humor is illustrated with examples of word play translated from French to English and English to French. Examples from the writings of James Joyce and Marcel Proust are highlighted. (CB)
Descriptors: Deep Structure, English, French, Humor
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Pandit, Vijay – Babel: International Journal of Translation, 1979
Presents an analysis of Russian compound word structure, dividing the compound terms into four categories based on word-formation structure and showing how these four categories may be translated into English. (AM)
Descriptors: English, Guides, Language Patterns, Russian
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Darbelnet, Jean – Babel: International Journal of Translation, 1978
Examines the differences in the way French and English treat contrastive stress and comparatives, with implications for translation. (AM)
Descriptors: Contrastive Linguistics, English, French, Grammar