Session III

14.11.02 (-> Handout)


Word Formation (Term Formation)


This session will be devoted to word formation, or rather term formation. We will look at similarities and differences between English and German with regard to word formation as well as at problems attendant upon the translation of compound nouns and adjectives.


Assignment for Session IV: Read the second part of article 4 (Die fachsprachliche Wortbildung) and article 6 (Komposita in Fachtexten) in your reader.