Category Archives: Various

Language Tip 17 (2014-15)

The slash… Try not to use it to separate synonyms: “I went into the woods and saw a giant/huge toad.” A sentence like that leaves the reader wondering: 1) What is there a difference between “giant” and “huge”? 2) If … Continue reading

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Language tip 16 (2014-15)

Using expressions from other languages is risky and fine and replete with an “I don’t know what.” A well-placed French or Latin or Slovenian expression can contribute to the impression of a well-educated writer. However, there are other dangers. First, … Continue reading

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Language Tip 15 (2014-15)

Patterns with consider… The verb “consider” is normally transitive, but the usage depends on the meaning: 1) “He considers me stupid” means “He thinks that I am stupid.” 2) “Please consider me as a partner” means “Please think about making … Continue reading

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Language Tip 14 (2014-15)

The best of … construction: It’s perfectly ok to say “under the best circumstances” or “under the best conditions,” but this is not the best possible way of expressing this idea. In these particular cases, you can up the level … Continue reading

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Blagajnik SDAŠ in članarina 2014

Spoštovane članice in spoštovani člani društva SDAŠ, obveščamo vas, da je blagajniško funkcijo v SDAŠ 12. 12. 2014 prevzela dr. Franja Lipovšek. Hkrati vam sporočamo, da se je v preteklem tednu začela distribucija jesenske številke revije ELOPE, ki ji je … Continue reading

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Vabilo na redno letno skupščino SDAŠ

VABILO Spoštovani člani Slovenskega društva za angleške študije, Vljudno vas vabim, da se udeležite redne letne skupščine SDAŠ, ki bo v petek 12. 12. 2014 ob 15.30 v sobi 31 (pritličje desno, Prevajalski oddelek) na Filozofski fakulteti, Aškerčeva 2, Ljubljana. … Continue reading

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102 English Tips: Another Quick Guide to Avoiding ‘Slovenglish’

Spoštovani člani in članice društva SDAŠ, na portalu issuu.com si lahko ogledate novo knjigo “102 English Tips: Another Quick Guide to Avoiding ‘Slovenglish‘” (Jason Blake in Andrej Stopar, 2014). Knjiga je nastala na podlagi jezikovnih nasvetov, ki ste jih lahko … Continue reading

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Links to Articles in ELOPE XI – Spring

Volume XI – Spring (2014): The Play’s the Thing: Eclectic Essays in Memory of a Scholar and Drama Translator (Joural Eds. Smiljana Komar and Uroš Mozetič, Volume Eds. Tomaž Onic and Simon Zupan) Katja Plemenitaš: Gender Ideologies in English and … Continue reading

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ELOPE XI – Spring: Online Edition

Dear SDAŠ members, dear friends, dear visitors, The latest volume of the academic journal published by the Slovene Association for the Study of English and the Department of English at the University of Ljubljana is now available on-line. You can … Continue reading

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ELOPE XI – SPRING is here!

ELOPE XI – Spring has arrived. SDAŠ members and the authors will be receiving their free copies this week! Congratulations to the journal editors ( Smiljana Komar, Uroš Mozetič), the guest editors (Tomaž Onič and Simon Zupan), and the authors: … Continue reading

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