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English element in European languages

English element in European languages

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Published by Institute of linguistics, Faculty of philosophy, University of Zagreb in Zagreb .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Influence on foreign languages,
  • Language and languages -- Foreign words and phrases

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Rudolf Filipović.
    ContributionsFilipović, Rudolf., Sveuciliste u Zagrebu. Institut za lingvistiku. Research Project
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP324 E58
    The Physical Object
    Pagination v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18382454M

    Series: Studies in Old Germanic Languages and Literature (Book 5) Hardcover: pages; Publisher: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (April 1, ) Language: English; ISBN ; ISBN ; Product Dimensions: x 1 x inches Shipping Weight: pounds; Customer Reviews: Be the first to write a reviewAuthor: Paul W. Brosman Jr. Originally the speech of Aram, in the 5th century bc it spread to become the lingua franca of the Persian empire Armenian the language of the Armenians: an Indo-European language probably belonging to the Thraco-Phrygian branch, but containing many non-Indo-European elements Assamese the state language of Assam, belonging to the Indic branch of.

    Learn Basic Phrases, Vocabulary, and Grammar in 22 Languages currently features twenty-two language tutorials (19 Indo-European and 3 non-Indo-European). There are also Foreign Service Institute (FSI) courses available in HTML format as well as comparative multilingual tutorials if you want to learn two or more languages.   The relationship between West Germanic languages is shown in this diagram: As you can see, Frisian (language spoken in the north of the Netherlands) is the closest to English, followed by Low German (aka as Low Saxon, dialect spoken in the border region between The Netherlands and Germany), followed by Dutch.

    European Languages according to the Dutch. Maps of Europe. k comments. share. save hide report. 88% Upvoted. This thread is archived. It has a much less rich and complicated phonetic range, and if you can speak something like American English you can already pronounce most sounds in Br PT. The more simple verb conjugations and very loud. Buy French, Informal French, Italian, Spanish, German, Swedish, or Dutch Language Tutorial. Get the extended versions of the tutorials as PDF e-books + mp3s. Thanks to the accompanying audio files, you can listen and read at the same time, which significantly increases your level of comprehension. All of the recordings were created by native.


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Most languages of Europe belong to the Indo-European language family. Out of a total population of million (as of ), some 94% are native speakers of an Indo-European language; within Indo-European, the three largest phyla are Romance, Germanic, and Slavic with more than million speakers each, between them accounting for close to 90% of Europeans.

Following is a European languages list. Europe is a continent of many different languages, cultures and sceneries – and this variation is of course partly what makes it so fascinating and enjoyable to visit and why so many people enjoy going there on holiday.

The Indo-European languages include some 1, (SIL estimate, edition) language families spoken by about or more than billion people (roughly half of the world population).Most of the major languages belonging to language branches and groups of Europe, and Western and southern Asia, belong to the Indo-European language ore, Indo-European is the biggest language family.

Classification and related languages. English belongs to the western sub-branch of the Germanic branch of the Indo-European family of languages. The closest undoubted living relatives of English are Scots and the Frisian languages. West Frisian language is spoken by approximately half a million people in the Dutch province of Friesland (Fryslân).

Saterland Frisian language is spoken in nearby. The answer might be because it is so similar to other European languages. English is a Germanic language, related to Frisian, Dutch, and German, and more distantly Swedish, etc.

If you look at Frisian, said to be our closest living relative (with. This is the website of the European Bookshop, the UK's leading foreign-language bookshop.

Our language resources and literature are mostly in French, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian and Portuguese. Many other languages are also available. If you are interested in only one language we also have single-language websites.

Vite et Bien 2e édition. Language element in European studies. Brighton: Schools Information Unit, Centre for Contemporary European Studies, University of Sussex, (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Eileen Daffern; Colin Joy; University of Sussex.

Centre for Contemporary European Studies. Subsequent migrations and empire building caused the decline and marginalization of the subfamily which which had brought Indo-European languages to Europe 3, years ago. Celtic Brittany in western France shows the persistence of Breton in the subfamily.

Figures preceded by the symbol “~”, as well as the numbers of L2 speakers, must be taken with a pinch of salt. The problem of estimating the number of native English and French speakers speakers is the large number of countries where the languages are widely spoken non-natively and the number of.

English language, member of the West Germanic group of the Germanic subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages (see Germanic languages).Spoken by about million people throughout the world, English is the official language of about 45 nations. The European Bookshop - Multilingual, English and EFL reading lists from European language institutions.

English language Map showing the use of the English language as a national, primary, or widely spoken language in countries around the world. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. Origins and basic characteristics.

English belongs to the Indo-European family of languages and is therefore related to most other languages spoken in Europe and western Asia from Iceland to India. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker took a swipe at Britain on Friday, saying he preferred to give a speech in French because English was becoming less significant.

To be fair, mongrel vocabularies are hardly uncommon worldwide, but English’s hybridity is high on the scale compared with most European languages. The previous sentence, for example, is a riot of words from Old English, Old Norse, French and Latin. Greek is another element: in an alternate universe, we would call photographs ‘lightwriting’.

The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, often referred to as CEFR or CEFRL, is an international standard for working out your ability within a language. It was established by the Council of Europe and aims to validate language ability.

The six levels within the CEFR are A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2. With these levels, you can. book or film and describe my reactions. I can present clear, detailed descriptions on a wide range of subjects related to my field of interest. I can explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.

I can present clear, File Size: 16KB. English as a Universal Language. by Carlos Carrion Torres - Vitoria ES - Brazil English is without a doubt the actual universal language.

It is the world's second largest native language, the official language in 70 countries, and English-speaking countries are responsible for about 40% of world's total GNP.

Open publicationThe Languages and Linguistics ofEurope: A Comprehensive Guideis part of the multi-volume reference work on the languages and linguistics of the continents of the world. The book supplies profiles of the language families of Europe, including the sign languages.

It also discusses the areal typology, paying attention to the Standard Average European, Balkan, Baltic and. The European Union (EU) alone has 27 different member states and there are 23 official languages spoken in it. Official Languages of the European Union To be an official language of the European Union, the language must be both an official and a working language within a member : Amanda Briney.

The number of American students who learned a language other than English decreased by aboutbetween andaccording to research by the Modern Language Association.

Having learned German in school, then English on my own and having since dabbled in Spanish and French and being a native speaker of Russian, my own take on this is that at least of all these languages that I have taken a close enough look at, Eng.Historically, French is an Indo-European language belonging to the Romance group Frisian a language spoken in the NW Netherlands, parts of N Germany, and adjacent islands, belonging to the West Germanic branch of the Indo-European family: the nearest relative of the English language; it has three main dialects Friulian the Rhaetian dialect.

Introduction. Chemical nomenclature forms a small but economically significant specialization of technical document translation. The requirement for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to file patents in multiple territories or for European customs legislation to be published in the native languages of member states generates demand for translations of chemical compound names.

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