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Published by Mouton de Gruyter in Berlin, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Technical English.,
  • Scientific literature -- Authorship.,
  • Technical writing -- Social aspects.,
  • Communication, International.,
  • Communication in science.,
  • Science -- Language.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Ulrich Ammon.
    SeriesContributions to the sociology of language ;, 84
    ContributionsAmmon, Ulrich.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1475 .D66 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 478 p. :
    Number of Pages478
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3945753M
    ISBN 10311016647X
    LC Control Number2001030388

      Montgomery explains how the dominance of English extends beyond formal science publications to international organizations, corporate correspondence, job and fellowship postings, Web sites, and much else Science's adoption of one language is less a cause for concern than another instance of a grand tradition because for millennia, lingua francas have catalyzed major advances in Reviews: 5.


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: The Dominance of English as a Language of Science: Effects on Other Languages and Language Communities (Contributions to the Sociology of Language, to the Sociology of Language, 84) (): Ammon, Ulrich: Books.

CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SOCIOLOGY OF LANGUAGE brings to students, researchers and practitioners in all of the social and language-related sciences carefully selected book-length publications dealing with sociolinguistic theory, methods, findings and applications.

It approaches the study of language in society in its broadest sense, as a truly international and interdisciplinary field in. The Dominance of English as a Language of Science Effects on Other Languages and Language Communities.

by Ammon, Ulrich. Free shipping for non-business customers when ordering books at De Gruyter Online. Please find details to our The Penetration of English as Language of Science and Technology into the Israeli Linguistic Repertoire.

The dominant language was German. “So the story of the 20th century is not so much the rise of English as the serial collapse of German as the up-and-coming language of scientific communication. But the dominance of English as science's lingua franca makes it more difficult for researchers and policy makers speaking non-English languages to take advantage of science Author: Ben Panko.

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ABSTRACT: This paper observed the dominant role of English as International language of science and technology. Various factors that facilitated the dominance of the language dominance of English as a language of science book science and technology were observed.

The most technologically advanced nations of the world were also observed with various languages used in each of the countries. Tourist language courses just won’t do.

Find Solutions First, Debate Later. The argument for the dominance of English in Science may now look weak in the face of global demographics, but the strength of the infrastructure remains undamaged. In his landmark book Decolonising the Mind: the Politics of Language in African Literature, he describes the corrosive effect of English language instruction, comparing it to a form of.

And while English has long been the dominant (but not only) language in scientific journals, pressures for English are now reaching social dominance of English as a language of science book and humanities scholars.

As a result, scholars who write about, for example, Hungarian history are now being pushed to publish in English, even though a large part of their research community is. Gordin's upcoming book, Scientific Babel, explores the history of language and science.

He says that English was far from the dominant scientific language in The dominant language. How English Came To Be The Dominant Language In Science Publications New research suggests that scientific publications may be overlooked in non-English speaking countries. NPR's Lulu Garcia. English is an Indo-European language and belongs to the West Germanic group of the Germanic languages.

Old English originated from a Germanic tribal and linguistic continuum along the Frisian North Sea coast, whose languages gradually evolved into the Anglic languages in the British Isles, and into the Frisian languages and Low German/Low Saxon on the continent.

The Dominance of English as a Language of Science: Effects on Other Languages and Language Communities - Ebook written by Ulrich Ammon. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

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The dominance of English in the international scientific periodical literature and the future of language use in science Article (PDF Available) in AILA Review 20(1) January with. The most common reason offered to explain this pre-eminence of English is that the dominance is merely a reflection of the dominance of USA in world affairs and the legacy of the British empire.

as Montgomery, the author of Does Science Need a Global Language. English and the Future of Research, says in an interview, ‘The rise of English Author: Yateendra Joshi. English is now used almost exclusively as the language of science.

The adoption of a de facto universal language of science has had an extraordinary effect on scientific communication: by learning a single language, scientists around the world gain access to the vast scientific literature and can communicate with other scientists anywhere in the world.

The Expansion of English as a Language of Science and Communi-cation: East and Southeast Asia II. Countries with a History of English-Language Dominance Richard B. Baldauf Jr. (Sydney, Australia) Speaking of Science: The Use by Australian University Science Staff of Language Skills Bernard Spolsky and Elana Shohamy (Ramat-Gan, Israel).

English in the Social Sciences / Abram de Swan. The Dominance of English at European Universities: Switzerland and Sweden Compared / Heather Murray and Silvia Dingwall.

The Expansion of English as a Language of Science and Communication: East and Southeast Asia / Grant D. McConnell --II. Countries with a History of English-Language Dominance. English, Book, Illustrated edition: The dominance of English as a language of science: effects on other languages and language communities / edited by Ulrich Ammon.

Get this edition User activity. Sean Perera, a researcher in science communication from the Australian National University, described the current situation this way: “The English language plays a dominant. dominance of English as a language of science on other languages and speech communities.

The global search for a common auxiliary language that allows unprecedented possibilities for international cooperation, and the resulting prev-alence and dominance of English in science, vary in kind and degree, as well as. The ELF (English as a Lingua Franca) movement could be seen as a response to the growing dominance of English in global communication.

ELF doesn’t get a very good press in Paul Emmerson’s post on the subject, but the ELFers make a good point when they advise “native-speakers” to avoid culturally-loaded words and expressions which are. English may lose it dominant status in the future, just as Latin has, but for now it's the best medium there is.

finding % of Science journals being in English. Though the book is a bit. The text shows to what degree English is now the dominant language of science. It gives a world-wide overview of various countries on all continents aiming beyond.

Many scientists today take it for granted that the research papers they want to read are available in English. But the dominance of English in scientific communication wasn't always so certain.

Scientific Babel: How Science Was Done Before and After Global English (University of Chicago Press) explores the evolution of science and language. The. The dominance of English in the international scientific periodical literature and the future of language use in science Rainer Enrique Hamel | Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, México, D.

Throughout the 20th century, international communication has shifted from a plural use of several languages to a clear pre-eminence of English. English is the dominant inter-language of the world and it is used and spoken by vastly more people than those who have it as their first or family language.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The massive bulk of Soviet scientists and engineers that rose up after the war, however, presented the US with a new scientific competitor.

In the s and ’60s, with about 25 per cent of world publication, Russian became the second most dominant scientific language, trailing the 60 per cent of English. It is due to this that English is now considered the language of science.

The Impact of World War Two on Science English hasn't always been the most common language in science and research. A little over years ago, at the start of the 20th century, the dominant language for science was indeed German.

And even before that, Latin. In science, English also is the lingua franca. Language Gaps. Until English is truly the only language left on Earth, some researchers say language gaps are. That's important because with English as the dominant language of science, research in Swedish or Vietnamese, for example, can get overlooked.

Michael Gordin of Princeton University has studied the language of science. He told us that until the early 20th century, scientific writing was evenly split between English, French and German.

This influence of English can be seen in all the engineering and professional colleges who have made the learning of English mandatory for all the students. This paper is an attempt to illustrate the dominance of English language for the first generation learners.

I nLuis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s huge No 1 summer hit Despacito seemed to herald a new age where the domination of the English language in.

Does English Have to Be the Dominant Language of Science. There are big advantages to having scientists communicate in a common tongue, but there are drawbacks as well. The Role of Language in Science. Alan Ford (a) & Peat. A text only version of this essay is available to download.

Foundations of Physics() Abstract. It is argued that language plays an active role in the development of scientific ideas. Alejandro E. Brice, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), Language Dominance and Proficiency.

The concepts of language proficiency and language dominance are notions that seem to imply that one should consider each language separately instead of in a combined fashion. Hence, proficiency should be investigated in terms of communicative. This dominant language is English.” “In the majority of countries throughout the world speak English as their second or first language, no longer just America or England.” English has taken many forms, American English, the Queen’s English, Australian, Canadian English, and several others.

Throughout the 20th century, international communication has shifted from a plural use of several languages to a clear pre-eminence of English, especially in the field of science. This paper focuses on international periodical publications where more than 75 percent of the articles in the social sciences and humanities and well over 90 percent in the natural sciences are written in English.

The reasons behind English’s dominance are rooted in history and it is perpetuated by systems of dominance and oppression that started long before the present. I want to provide a brief overview of the reasons for this as well as the implications of it.

The English language dominates the higher education globally and will likely continue.THE EvoLUTIoN oF ENGLISH English is the dominant international language of the 21st century. It is spoken at a useful level by some billion people – a quarter of the world’s population.

As the language of communications, science, information technology, business, entertainment and diplomacy, it has increasingly.