The Leading eBooks Store Online 3,757,227 members ⚫ 1,221,934 ebooks

New to

Learn more

Language Regimes in Transformation

Future Prospects for German and Japanese in Science, Economy, and Politics

Language Regimes in Transformation by Florian Coulmas
Add to cart
US$ 224.00
(If any tax is payable it will be calculated and shown at checkout.)

Globalization has many faces. One of them is the transformation of language regimes caused by the spread of English. This book provides an in-depth account of how two highly developed all-purpose national languages, Japanese and German, are affected by this process. In the international arena, they no longer compete with English, but their status as foreign languages in third countries as well as in their home countries is in flux. Original empirical and theoretical contributions are presented in this up-to-date study of language regime change.

De Gruyter; January 2007
228 pages; ISBN 9783110197877
Read online, or download in secure PDF format
Title: Language Regimes in Transformation
Author: Florian Coulmas