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  English Language - MSN Encarta
English Language, primary language of the majority of people in the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, other former colonies of Britain, and territories of the United States.
Even in countries where English is not a primary or official language, it is taught as a foreign language and used as the language of technology and diplomacy.
English is spoken in more parts of the world than any other language and by more people than any other language except Chinese.
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 German language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
German is the third popular foreign language taught worldwide and the most popular in Europe (after English) the USA and East Asia (Japan).
German used to be the language of and government in the Habsburg Empire which encompassed a large area of and Eastern Europe.
German is a member of the West of the Germanic family of languages which in turn part of the Indo-European language family.
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 German_language information. LANGUAGE SCHOOL EXPLORER
German is the main language of about 90-95 million people in Europe (as of 2004), or 13.3% of all Europeans, being the second most spoken native language in Europe after Russian, above French (66.5 million speakers in 2004) and English (64.2 million speakers in 2004).
German is a member of the western branch of the Germanic family of languages, which in turn is part of the Indo-European language family.
German was once the lingua franca of central, eastern and northern Europe and remains one of the most popular foreign languages taught worldwide.
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German is spoken primarily in Germany, Austria, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, in two-thirds of Switzerland, in the South Tyrol province of Italy (in German, Südtirol), in the small East Cantons of Belgium, and in some border villages of the South Jutland County (in German, Nordschleswig, in Danish, Sønderjylland) of Denmark.
German used to be the language of commerce and government in the Habsburg Empire, which encompassed a large area of Central and Eastern Europe.
Most German vocabulary is derived from the Germanic branch of the Indo-European language family, although there are significant minorities of words derived from Latin, French, and most recently English (which, in English, is known as Germish or in German as Denglisch).
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 List of German expressions in English - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of German expressions used in English; some relatively common (e.g.
Sturm und Drang, an 18th century literary movement; "storm and stress" in English, although the literal translation is closer to "storm and urge".
German "reich" as an adjective means "rich", as a noun it means "empire" and "realm".
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 German I Tutorial
Female persons or animals, German rivers and numerals are all feminine, as are nouns ending in -a, -anz, -ei, -enz, -heit, -ie, -ik, -in, -keit, -schaft, -sion, -sis, -tät, -tion, -ung and -ur.
German uses the case system to show the function of a word in a sentence, whereas English relies mainly on word order.
English does not accommodate for the direct object to be placed before the subject and verb like German does.
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As a language, English is derived from the Anglo-Saxon, a dialect of West Germanic (as was Old Low German), although its current vocabulary includes words from many languages.
However, language change has eroded many grammatical elements, such as the noun case system, which is greatly simplified in Modern English; and certain elements of vocabulary, much of which is borrowed from French.
English words of more than two syllables are likely to come from French, often with modified terminations.
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 MARC Code List for Languages
The purpose of this list is to allow the designation of the language or languages in MARC records.
Group codes may be recognized by the fact that the name listed in association with the code does not represent an individual language, and includes either the generic term "languages" or the expression "(Other)," as opposed to names of individual languages which do not include these terms.
This list was originally compiled in collaboration with Library of Congress MARC Pilot Project participants, the National Library of Medicine, the National Agricultural Library, and the Defense Language Institute.
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 Learning German Language, Books, Resources German expressions, German newspapers, subscribe German magazines, German ...
German is spoken primarily in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Luxembourg and Liechtenstein.
German and English share much of their vocabulary, for example: Finger, Hand, Arm, warm, Wolf, making German fairly easy for English speakers.
German / English translator A Translator from Russia.
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 Informat.io on Lists Of English Words Of International Origin
These are lists of words in the English language which are known as "loanwords" or "borrowings," which are derived from other languages:
List of English words of Indonesian origin, including from Javanese, Malay (Sumatran) Sundanese, Papuan (Irian Jaya), Balinese, Dayak and other local languages in Indonesia
List of English words of Old Norse origin (often coming from Vikings from Denmark or Norway, but at the time there was little distinction between the Old Norse dialects spoken in the three Scandinavian countries.)
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 List of German expressions in English - ARIVA.DE
English and German are descended from the same common ancestor, called
German terms commonly used in academic contexts in English
German terms frequently appear in several academic disciplines in English, notably in
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 Wikipedia: Ur-
Ur- is a German prefix meaning "proto-", "first", "oldest", "original" when used with a noun.
In combination with an adjective, it can be translated as the intensifier "very".
In English, the word Urtext is used for something which would be called Urfassung ("first draft") in German.
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 LINGUIST List 12.922: Langley & Levy, Old French-English dictionary
That is so because the expressions included in it are drawn from many sorts of old texts such as epic, romance, religion, moral, didactic, allegorical, lyrical, satirical, historical, political and legal ones.
First of all because English is a more used language by linguists than French, and then because by doing so many people are able to work on Old French literature, eventhough they do not know Modern French.
The expressions are often placed in context with others words, being so considered to be colloquialisms, and that is of course very helpful for beginners in Old French texts.
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 "Word Safari: Megalist of Word Links"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
English and its History -- Sample texts from Old and Middle periods, commentary, charts, bibliography, and links; from Blue Rider Development.
Oxford English Dictionary, Word of the Day -- A complete entry from the OED each day, showing a detailed history of a word and its use.
English Grammar FAQ -- Archive of John Lawler's postings on alt.usage.english, with links to more linguistics arcana, including the Chomskybot.
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 Internet Public Library: English
Alphabetical listing of commonly used English phrases and expressions.
English nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs are organized into synonym sets, each representing one underlying lexical concept.
It offers extensive crossreferencing, too; for each meaning of a word, lists of synonyms and similar words are provided, each hyperlinked to its own, precise definition." Wordsmyth offers several kinds of searches, including searches for synonyms and similar words, and searching definitions to find a word.
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 Linguist List - Web Resource Listings
All the English words in the dictionary are found in the CLUVI Corpus, as well as all of the Galician translations.
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 List of German words and phrases - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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A large minority of German physicians do not hold a doctorate of medicine, i.e.
English usage: bottom fermented beer stored in cool cellars to mature for several weeks or months - In German, lager beers are called Pilsener (or Pils for short), only imported lager beers are called lager
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 English-German Vocabulary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The questions usually, but not always, deal with idiomatic expressions and modern-day vocabulary that has not yet found its way into reference books in most German classrooms.
This is my contribution, simple as it may be, to the profession and to individuals interested in German.
I, like many others on the list, am a full-time high school German teacher with too many papers to grade, too many meetings to attend, etc., etc., and I have a family.
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 WannaLearn.com: Learn German
German on the Web - a collection of supplemental material for beginning and intermediate students of German as a foreign language, that makes use external, authentic German Websites to contextualize exercises and questions
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Here is a list of german-related programs that can be taken via the Internet, offering you the freedom to study anytime, anyplace.
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 growabrain: Favorite Words
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 German English Online Dictionaries - Foreignword.com
Features - only single word - translations from English to German, Italian, French and Spanish.
The site is also in German and Spanish.
Features English Keywords only from The American Heritage Dictionary and AND Concise Dictionary; selection from English into Dutch, German, French, Spanish, Italian with a "Click to hear" option for pronunciation.
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 German Grammar: Review & Exercises
Strong, Irregular, and Mixed Verb Lists and Tables
Strong, Irregular, and Mixed Verbs (Plain List, Grouped)
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 Quia - German Greetings
Practice German greetings by matching German expressions and English expressions.
See a list of terms used in these activities.
To learn how to make your own, just like this, click here.
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 Foreign Language Learning Weblinks
A free on-line set of vocabulary quizzes and conjugation exercises for Spanish, German and English.
VERY extensive list of links of all kinds, from interactive exercises and grammar references, to cultural sites.
With lists of idiomatic expressions and regional usages listed by country, giving full-sentence examples and explanations.
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