The Dominance of English as a Language of Science

icy-Making for Science and Technology Miguel Siguan (Barcelona, Spain) English and the Language of Science: On the Unity of Language ... Educational R...

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The Dominance of English as a Language of Science Effects on Other Languages and Language Communities

edited by Ulrich Ammon

Mouton de Gruyter Berlin • New York 2001

Editor's Preface I. Overall Perspectives and General Models Robert B. Kaplan (Port Angeles, WA, USA) English — the Accidental Language of Science? Angeline Martel (Montreal, Canada) When Does Knowledge Have a National Language? Language Policy-Making for Science and Technology Miguel Siguan (Barcelona, Spain) English and the Language of Science: On the Unity of Language and the Plurality of Languages Abram de Swan (Amsterdam, Netherlands) English in the Social Sciences Heather Murray and Silvia Dingwall (Berne, Switzerland) The Dominance of English at European Universities: Switzerland and Sweden Compared Grant D. McConnell (Quebec, Canada) The Expansion of English as a Language of Science and Communication: East and Southeast Asia II. Countries with a History of English-Language Dominance Richard B. Baldauf Jr. (Sydney, Australia) Speaking of Science: The Use by Australian University Science Staff of Language Skills Bernard Spolsky and Elana Shohamy (Ramat-Gan, Israel) The Penetration of English as Language of Science and Technology into the Israeli Linguistic Repertoire: A Preliminary Enquiry Rodolfo Jacobson (San Antonio, TX, USA) Aspects of Scholarly Language Use in Malaysia: Switching Codes in Formal Settings

William Y. Wu, Dennis W. K. Chan and Björn H. Jernudd (Hong Kong, China) English in Science Communication in Hong Kong: Educational Research Output Jerzy Smolicz, Iluminado Nical and Margaret Secombe (Adelaide, Australia) English as the Medium of Instruction for Science and its Effects on the Languages of the Philippines III. Countries with a History of Foreign Languages for Science Other than, or in Addition to, English Harald Haarmann and Eugene Holman (Helsinki, Finland) The Impact of English as a Language of Science in Finland and its Role for the Transition to Network Society Peter Medgyes and Monika Laszlo (Budapest, Hungary) The Foreign Language Competence of Hungarian Scholars: Ten Years Later Britt-Louise Gunnarsson (Stockholm, Sweden) Swedish, English, French or German — the Language Situation at Swedish Universities IV. Countries with an Own International Language of Science Claude Truchot (Besancon, France) The Languages of Science in France: Public Debate and Language Policies Roland Willemyns (Brüssels, Belgium) English in Linguistic Research in Belgium Ulrich Ammon (Duisburg, Germany) English as a Future Language of Teaching at German Universities? A Question of Difficult Consequences, Posed by the Decline of German as a Language of Science Rudolf de Cillia and Teresa Schweiger (Vienna, Austria) English as a Language of Instruction at Austrian Universities Urs Dürmüller (Berne, Switzerland) The Presence of English at Swiss Universities

Tatjana Kryuchkova (Moscow, Russia) English as a Language of Science in Russia

Vera Lucia Menezes de Oliveira e Paiva and Adriana Silvina Pagano (Belo Holizonte, Brazil) English in Brazil with an Outlook on its Function as a Language of Science Fumio Inoue (Tokyo, Japan) English as a Language of Science in Japan. From Corpus Planning to Status Planning Subject Index