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English Language and Linguistics Courses


Special Lectures

Bertus van Rooy (North-West University, South Africa)

Error, Innovation and New Conventions in African Englishes

talk video
July 2010

John G. Partridge (University of Kent, Canterbury)

Sorry! The syntax, pragmatics and lexis of apologies January 2010

Lie back and enjoy it - The Expression of Passive Sense in Non-Finite Forms in English and German January 2010

Ghaleb Rabab'ah (University of Jordan, Amman)

Communication strategies in oral and written discourse June 2009

Presentation pdf (500kb)
talk video (coming soon)

Evelyn Richter (Eastern Michigan University)

The LINGUIST List - from a mailing list to a research institute June 2009

Presentation pdf (coming soon)
talk video (300MB)

Josef Schmied & Christoph Haase (Chemnitz University of Technology)

Academic writing in English: Linguistic perspectives and projects
June 2009

JS Presentation pdf (300kb)
CH Presentation pdf (400kb)
talk video (200MB)

Katrin H. Proft (Chemnitz University of Technology)

English as a global language -- a teaching model for ESP Biogas June 2009

presentation pdf (1mb)
talk video (140mb)

Cornelia Neubert (Chemnitz University of Technology)

On Glaswegian English: An Empirical study of Reading Style Among University Students May 2009

presentation pdf (200kb)

Michaela Rusch, MA (Chemnitz University of Technology)

Postwar Language or Peace Zone Language in Northern Ireland?May 2009

talk video 1 (151mb)
talk video 2 (140mb)

Dr. Renata Povolná (University Brno)

On Coherence in spoken English
Oktober 2006

FP7 talk 01 (22mb)

Renata Povolná


Dr. Olga Dontcheva-Navratilová (University Brno)

On Coherence in Colony texts
October 2006

FP7 talk 02 (25mb)

Olga Dontcheva-Navratilová


Jarek Ondracék, M.A (University Brno)

Teaching English Pronunciation with Regard to Czech Learners of English
October 2006

Talk quicktime (182mb)


Dr. Lyudmila Kuznetsova (State University St. Petersburg)

Developing Learner Autonomy in an ESP Classroom
January 2006

Talk quicktime (180mb)

Dr. Lyudmila Kuznetsova


Prof. Dr. Josef Schmied (Chemnitz University of Technology)

Information & the Internet: challenges for a modern Department of English
Presentation at Moi University, Kenya,
November 2002

Presentation (0,2mb)


Karen M. Lauridsen, Associate Professor (The Aarhus School of Business in Denmark)

Comnunication on the Internet: Websites as a New Dynamic genre

Presentation website

Business Genres: Introduction to Genre Theory & its Application in BA & MA Courses at the ASB Presentation website
Public Relations & Marketing Communication Across Cultures Presentation website


Belinda Maia, Ph.D., Professor auxiliar, Faculdade de Letras (Universidade do Porto, Porto)

Online Resources for Translation Presentation (0,1mb)
Translation theory and non-literary texts Presentation (1,0mb)
Translation theory to non-literary texts Presentation (3,6mb)
Translation, terminology and corpora Presentation (0,1mb)








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