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Reading Intercomprehension, Partial Results of a Case Study

Alina Balagiu, Carmen Luminita Cojocaru, Delia Alexandra Lungu
2013 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
The questions were written in Romanian and the task was to underline the words they were able to understand and provide an answer to demonstrate their ability to decode the message.  ...  The translation and/or the answer could be given in English, French, Dutch, Italian, Spanish or German. The material provided is divided in five sections.  ...  one of the following languages: English, French, Dutch, Italian, Spanish or German.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.10.036 fatcat:2seufgxqtzf6xpfwt6ckrwq5zi

Linguists, Romglish and "Verbal Hygiene"

Ruxandra Vișan
2016 Romanian Journal of English Studies  
ideology" (Milroy and Milroy 1999) and "language myths" (Watts 2011), the present paper focuses on two recent interviews given by prominent linguists, where the emphasis falls on "Romglish", a much-discussed  ...  label in the contemporary Romanian media.  ...  Here is my English translation (followed by the Romanian source text) of Rodica Zafiu's answer to a question concerning Anglicisms: There are many words in Romanian that have been borrowed from English  ... 
doi:10.1515/rjes-2016-0017 fatcat:u4npyt7z7jbrfdhxijfk2ynex4

Teaching the Nation: Literature and History in Teaching English

Onoriu Colăcel
2016 Messages, Sages and Ages  
Of course, the other choice, i.e. not to make a choice, is a statement on its own. One way or another, the attempt to pick and choose shapes teaching and learning EFL.  ...  Content and language integrated learning (CLIL) encompasses the above-mentioned and, if possible, everything else from the popular culture of the English-speaking world.  ...  The Romanian language and culture rarely ranked as "very important", although in no less than 25 inquiry forms "important" is the answer to the question "what is the place of Romanian culture in EFL classes  ... 
doi:10.1515/msas-2016-0014 fatcat:y2uzjjhfozgltiqdmlkzsagipq

Page 929 of Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA Vol. 26, Issue 2 [page]

1992 Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA  
relation, medieval Re- gensburg; 9204150 Old English particle ba functions, West-Saxon Gospels text analysis; 9203639 Old English question-answer sequences, text examples; 9203924 Old English to 20th-century  ...  toponymy, 6th-century material; 9203910 Romanian language history, 1 5th-century testimonies; 9203894 Romanian language history, military phrase torna, torna, fratre ‘turn, turn, brother’, early attestations  ... 

BUILDING THE ROMANIAN DICTIONARY OF SOCIOLINGUISTICS: STEPS AND TERMINOLOGICAL ENDEAVOURS / L'ÉLABORATION DU DICTIONNAIRE ROUMAIN DE SOCIOLINGUISTIQUE: AXES ET DÉFIS TERMINOLOGIQUES / ELABORAREA DICȚIONARULUI ROMÂN DE SOCIOLINGVISTICĂ: ETAPE ȘI PROVOCĂRI TERMINOLOGICE

Cristina Ungureanu
2014 Studii si Cercetari Filologice: Seria Limbi Straine Aplicate  
This paper presents part of the problems and difficulties encountered in the elaboration of the first Romanian dictionary of sociolinguistic terminology.  ...  (Romanian, English, French, German, Spanish, Italian).  ...  In this cntext, we speak of the first foreign language (French) and the second language (English). This order having been reversed, today we speak about English as the first foreign language.  ... 
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Internationalization of Higher Education Institutions: The Case of Romania

Ovidiu-Niculae Bordean, Anca Borza
2013 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
The study shows that there are quite big gaps between the Romanian higher education institutions that offer master programs in a foreign language in terms of how they perceive the process of internationalization  ...  and scholars.  ...  Acronyms Field of study Language of teaching 1 CN Engineering English 11 TTC Languages English/French/German 2 AES Engineering English 12 SPEC Politics French 3 TS Engineering  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.08.643 fatcat:jkukkvykhneilnavnsfwgh5mem

INTERCULTURAL COMPETENCES AND INTERCULTURAL DIALOGUE. CASE STUDY ON BUCHAREST UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS

SUCIU MARTA-CHRISTINA, DARABANT MARIA, NEAGU-TROCMAER ANA-MARIA, IVANOVICI MINA
2010 Annals of the University of Oradea: Economic Science  
taught in foreign languages, English section within the Bucharest University of Economics).  ...  The authors present the results of their academic and research activities involving students (both Romanian and foreign) studying Economics in foreign languages (at the Faculty of Business Administration  ...  We focused our research on the Faculty of Business Administration (taught in foreign languages) that offers courses taught in foreign languages (English, French, German).  ... 
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Page 1223 of Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA Vol. 26, Issue 3 [page]

1992 Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA  
one of the main languages of Nigeria.  ...  , 1991, 36, 3-4, May-Aug, 141-167. 1 A typology of echo questions based on A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language (Quirk, Randolph et al, New York: Longman, 1985) is presented & the following  ... 

Language, culture and international exchange of virtual patients

Valentin Muntean, Tudor Calinici, Stefan Tigan, Uno GH Fors
2013 BMC Medical Education  
The students worked on eight VPs in two identical versions, Romanian and English.  ...  Every student was randomly assigned two different VPs, one in Romanian and another in English.  ...  The students were given no recommendation on which language, Romanian or English, they should use for answering the free text questions regarding diagnosis, therapy and justifications.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1472-6920-13-21 pmid:23394453 pmcid:PMC3576304 fatcat:butewxlsujeevitv3hjn34j7bu

Question Answering on English and Romanian Languages [chapter]

Adrian Iftene, Diana Trandabăţ, Alex Moruz, Ionuţ Pistol, Maria Husarciuc, Dan Cristea
2010 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This year we participated successfully both in Ro-Ro task and in En-En task. A brief description of our system is given in this paper.  ...  Both questions and documents are translated and aligned for a subset of the official languages (at least Bulgarian, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian and Spanish).  ...  Also, we use a Romanian grammar in order to identify the definition type answers, and special attention was given to reason questions.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-15754-7_25 fatcat:ib2sluwstrgrxdwdfs6uz4uj4u

Cultural Identity Through CLIL

Monica Oprescu
2015 Romanian Journal of English Studies  
The CLIL approach is a modern manner of teaching English, which has been adapted in Romanian schools and universities.  ...  Therefore, a challenging question to be answered is whether a CLIL approach focusing on culture influences students' cultural identity.  ...  All students speak Romanian and English, the next lot of languages spoken being modern ones, learnt in schools (Spanish, German, French), the last group of languages being the ones which were learnt in  ... 
doi:10.1515/rjes-2015-0005 fatcat:az4nhbjdnncerftmj3mbdighze

A comparative ESP study: The case of Poland and Romania

Joanna Kic-Drgas, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Oana MUREŞAN, "Iuliu Ha ţ ieganu" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj-Napoca
2017 Lingwistyka Stosowana  
For this purpose, we designed a questionnaire containing 14 open and closed questions.  ...  for Economics and Medical English, respectively.  ...  At UMP Cluj, Romanian students study a foreign language of their choice (English, French or German) in the first two academic years, for two hours a week and a total of 56 hours per academic year.  ... 
doi:10.32612/uw.20804814.2017.2.pp.46-64 fatcat:dwp4wom4ord4bg6wbyx553wore

Information Retrieval Baselines for the ResPubliQA Task [chapter]

Joaquín Pérez-Iglesias, Guillermo Garrido, Álvaro Rodrigo, Lourdes Araujo, Anselmo Peñas
2010 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Question answering, Information retrieval for QA * This paper corrects a minor mistake found in the results of the not stemmed baseline.  ...  Applying a not adequate retrieval function would return a subset of paragraphs where the answer could not appear, and thus the posterior techniques applied in order to detect the answer within the subset  ...  ), the Education Council of the Regional Government of Madrid and the European Social Fund.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-15754-7_28 fatcat:qf3vzywdhrcmlhxlrujor2kiqi

Inferring translation candidates for multilingual dictionary generation

Mihael Arcan, Daniel Torregrosa, Sina Ahmadi, John P. McCrae
2019 Zenodo  
In the widely-connected digital world, multilingual lexical resources are one of the most important resources, for natural language processing applications, including information retrieval, question answering  ...  Since multilingual dictionary creation and curation is a time-consuming task, we explored the use of multi-way neural machine translation trained on corpora of languages from the same family and trained  ...  the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 731015, ELEXIS -European Lexical Infrastructure.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3266898 fatcat:5lw46c2ihjd5lik4qknnmhaoii

Raising Students' Intercultural Competence through the Process of Language Learning

Teodora Popescu, Grigore-Dan Iordachescu
2015 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
The sample of students consisted of BA students of English Philology, MA students of English, French and Romanian Philology and MA students in Business Administration in Tourism and Services.  ...  The area in which I chose to apply an experiment was English Teacher Education, for pre-service (BA) and in-service students (MA), as well as for postgraduate students of Economics.  ...  Therefore, there exist students who although they have as their minor English or French, they are still primarily focused on Romanian language and literature, and display less interest in foreign languages  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.07.259 fatcat:6xxa3gkrq5ghfji5j7yog6xvt4
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