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  • Colloquial Icelandic (eBook And MP3 Pack)by Daisy Neijmann

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 89.95

    Colloquial Icelandic provides a step-by-step course in Icelandic as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Icelandic in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language... more...

  • Colloquial Swedish (eBook And MP3 Pack)by Jennie Ahlgren; Philip Holmes; Gunilla Serin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.00

    Colloquial Swedish provides a step-by-step course in Swedish as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Swedish in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language... more...

  • English in Nordic Universitiesby Anna Kristina Hultgren; Frans Gregersen; Jacob Thøgersen

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    The article focuses on the linguistic practices of international academic staff at the University of Copenhagen (UCPH) in the context of internationalization of higher education and the policy of parallel language use (PLU) at UCPH. Both Danish and English are foreign languages for the majority of the internationals at UCPH. Many see the academia at... more...

  • Germanic Standardizationsby Ana Deumert; Wim Vandenbussche

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 195.00

    This volume presents a comparative, socio-historical study of the Germanic standard languages (Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, English, Faroese, Frisian, German, Icelandic, Low German, Luxemburgish, Norwegian, Scots, Swedish, Yiddish as well as the Caribbean and Pacific Creole languages). Each of the 16 orginal chapters systematically discusses central aspects... more...

  • Standardizationby Andrew R. Linn; Nicola McLelland

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 165.00

    This volume presents fourteen case studies of standardization processes in eleven different Germanic languages. Together, the contributions confront problematic issues in standardization which will be of interest to sociolinguists, as well as to historical linguists from all language disciplines. The papers cover a historical range from the Middle... more...

  • Recent Developments in Germanic Linguisticsby Rosina L. Lippi-Green

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 158.00

    These are selected papers from the Second Annual Michigan/Berkeley Germanic Linguistics Roundtable held in April of 1991 at Ann Arbor. Topics include the evolution of the gender system, the delineation of the relative clause in historical texts, and language as a political tool in the new Europe. more...

  • STAEFCRAEFTby Elmer H. Antonsen; Hans Henrich Hock

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 158.00

    The first Symposium on Germanic Linguistics was organized at the University of Chicago by Jan Terje Faarlund. The notable success of this undertaking led Elmer H. Antonsen, Hans Henrich Hock, and James W. Marchand to arrange the Second Symposium on Germanic Linguistics at the University of Illinois. This volume contains revised versions of selected... more...

  • Johann Andreas Schmeller und die Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München.by Richard J. Brunner

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 123.11

    Hauptbeschreibung In diesem Band legt Richard J. Brunner ein Pendant zu seinem 1997 erschienenen Werk "Schmeller und die Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften" vor. Wie dort werden auch hier im Brennpunkt der Biographie eines bedeutenden Forschers des neunzehnten Jahrhunderts institutions-, wissenschafts- und landesgeschichtliche Aspekte versammelt.... more...

  • Germanistik studierenby Gunter E. Grimm; Simone Finkele; Klaus-Michael Bogdal; Stefan Scherer

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 15.65

    Das Studium der Germanistik befindet sich im Wandel. Module, Credit Points, Bachelor und Master heißen die neuen Taktgeber. Wer sich für das Fach entscheidet, sollte deshalb gut informiert sein. Diese Einführung bietet Interessierten und Studierenden einen Überblick über die Anforderungen des heutigen Studienalltags. Zusammengeführt werden dabei Fragen... more...