English at work in Berlin: Analyse eines linguistischen Aufsatzes by Karin Miosga

English at work in Berlin: Analyse eines linguistischen Aufsatzes

byKarin Miosga

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Fachbuch aus dem Jahr 2008 im Fachbereich Englisch - Pädagogik, Didaktik, Sprachwissenschaft, Note: 1,0, Universität Vechta; früher Hochschule Vechta, Veranstaltung: Exercises in Linguistic Text Analysis, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: English at work in Berlin Elizabeth J. Erling and Alan Walton In: English Today. The International Review of the English Language. Volume 23. Number 1. January 2007. - p. 32 - 39 and p. 64. In their article 'English at work in Berlin', Elizabeth J. Erling and Alan Walton give an overview of a report on a survey of the importance of the English language in international companies located in Germany. Erling and Walton start by giving a short introduction about the change of use of the English language in German companies. The authors see the reason for the change in the progressive globalization: '[...] In a country where transnational corporations increase in number and power, where the technologies for information exchange are developing rapidly, where a supra-state appears to be evolving, there is also growing pressure to communicate across national boundaries, to be part of a larger community of communication than the national.' (p. 32). In accordance with this, there is no possibility to make an international career without special skills in English, because English has become the most commonly used language in large companies in Germany such as Daimler Chrysler, Deutsche Bank and Siemens. [...]

Title:English at work in Berlin: Analyse eines linguistischen AufsatzesFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:April 14, 2010Publisher:GRIN VerlagLanguage:German

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