Linguistics

When did the marathon start?

May 30, 2019 11:00 am

  Who nowadays still does not know the little greek town of Marathon  (Demotic Greek: Μαραθώνας, Marathónas; Attic/Katharevousa: Μαραθών, Marathṓn)... View Article

A big family…

May 19, 2019 11:35 am

Is globalisation just a recent phenomenon? According to a recently published study, our linguistic interrelations and similarities could possibly be... View Article

Ich bin ein Texaner!

May 13, 2019 11:35 am

  Three years ago UNESCO released its interactive Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger, indexing 2473 vulnerable, endangered or... View Article

Rich Points

April 18, 2019 10:30 am

  Rich points are a common phenomenon in multilingual and multicultural environment. They are “those surprises, those departures from an... View Article

Hypercorrection

March 28, 2019 10:00 am

  Mastering a foreign language can be difficult. There are many traps along the way. One of them is hypercorrection.... View Article