English as an international language of science and its effect on Nordic terminology: the view of scientists

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Hultgren, Anna Kristina;
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This chapter is concerned with attitudes to English as an international language of science among Nordic scientists. It reports on a questionnaire completed by 200+ physicists, chemists and computer scientists at universities in five Nordic countries: Iceland, Norway, D... View more
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