The Scientific Bulletin of the Politehnica University of Timişoara is a direct successor of the Bulletin Scientifique de l’Ecole Polytechnique de Timişoara, which was started in 1923. The Transactions on Modern Languages is published by of the Department of Communication and Foreign Languages of the Politehnica University of Timişoara.
The Transactions on Modern Languages publishes original papers and reviews in all areas of theoretical and applied linguistics, including discourse analysis, pragmatics, rhetoric, terminology, languages for special purposes, foreign language teaching, and also translation and interpreting studies.
The journal, published as one volume per year, is included in the following databases: CEEOL, EBSCO, ERIHPLUS, Europeana, Google Scholar, MLA, ULRICH'S and WorldCat. The languages of publication are English, French or German.
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