Item description for Linguistics in an Age of Globalization: Perspectives on Arabic Language and Teaching by Zeinab Ibrahim...
This book is the third of a series of collected volumes on language and linguistics published by the AUC Press. The chapters this time are based on papers delivered at the second International AUCOxford University Conference on Language and Linguistics, held in 2006 at the American University in Cairo. The contributions reflect global concerns related to both the Arabic and the English languages and to linguistics in general and are the work of world-renowned scholars, whose concerns address diverse but related topics in language and information dissemination. The resulting collection presented here boasts a wide range of scholarship from the Arabic-speaking world as well as the United States, Canada, and western and eastern Europe.
Twelve chapters grouped in four sections cover a wide variety of topicsphonetics, syntax, variation, computational linguistics, and globalization and its effects on linguistic discourse and language teachingand reflect the latest research in the various fields, together giving a global perspective on Arabic linguistics.
Contributors: Kirk Belnap, Robert Berman, Samira ElAtia, Mervat Mohamed Ahmed Fashal, Konrad Gunesch, Jacob Higilt, Zeinab Ibrahim, Gunvor Mejdell, Mark Van Mol, Mustafa Mughazy, Dilworth Parkinson, Irena Vassileva, Diana Yankova.
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Studio: American University in Cairo Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.2" Width: 6.1" Height: 0.8"
Release Date Sep 8, 2008
Publisher American University in Cairo Press
ISBN 9774161491 ISBN13 9789774161490
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More About Zeinab Ibrahim
Zeinab Ibrahim is a Senior Language Teacher at the Arabic Language Institute of the American University in Cairo, and president of the American Association of Teachers of Arabic, 2002-2004.