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By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

Academic Paper

Title: Probleme der Vermittlung von Fachsprachen an der Universität
Author: Frank Kostrzewa
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Institution: Pädagogische Hochschule Ludwigsburg
Linguistic Field: Applied Linguistics
Abstract: The paper deals with the problems of teaching German for special purposes on an academic level. In this context the relevant linguistic criteria of languages for special purposes are described and the relevant distinction between written and spoken language is made. The emphasis is however put on the intercultural dimension of the topic.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
Publication Info: Deutsch als Fremdsprache 2 (2000), 104-108
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