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Mario Andrew Pei, (1901-1978), linguista e philosopho de linguage, comenciava su carriera de inseniante a City College de New York.

Nascite in Roma, Italia, Mario Pei, assi como multe italianos de ille epocha, veniva con su familia a New York City in 1908. Mario sequeva in le passos de su patre qui con su extensive fundation scholar naturalmente incoragiava su filio poner un alte valor in le education, assi ducente le in attender multe e varie scholas parochial includente le Jesuit Xavier High School in Manhattan. Ille esseva un brillante studente, desde su graduation de alte schola ille parlava cinque linguas fluentemente e ille continuava a poter parlar 30, e anque esseva familiar con le syntaxe e le vocabulario de plus de 100 linguas. Ille recipeva su baccalaureato ab City College de New York e un doctorato ab Columbia University in 1937 ubi ille apprendeva Sanskrito, Antique Slavonico Ecclesiastic, e Antique Francese.

In 1923, ille comenciava inseniar linguas in City College in New York, e in 1928 ille publicava un traduction in anglese de Vittoria Ermete de Fiori titulate "Mussolini: The Man of Destiny". In 1937, ille se adjunctava al departimento de linguas romance in Columbia Univeristy, e quatro annos plus tarde ille publicava le libro "The Italian Language". Su facilitate con linguas esseva multo requirite durante le Secunde Guerra Mundial, e secun Pei ille serviva como consultante linguistic al Bureau de Guerra de Information e le Bureau de Servicios Strategic. In iste capacitates ille scribeva libros de inseniamento e cursos e guidas linguistic.

Quando ille laborava como professor de philologia romance a Columbia University, Pei scribeva plus que 50 libros super linguas includente alcun titulos que deveniva multo popular como "The Story of Language"

[1949]. Su fortia esseva su facilitate in describer le structura de linguas in un maniera facilemente comprendite e fascinantemente intertenente. Con le publication, in 1952, per Pei del libro "The Story of English" ille delieava le evolution del anglese e illo deveniva anque un libro multo popular. In addition, Pei laborava in un serie de libros de guida in varie linguas le quales recipeva multe attention. Pei anque esseva cognoscite per su supporto del studio de un lingua in particular, le Esperanto Ille proponeva que, in addition a lor proprie e lingua maternal, omne infantes debeva esser inseniate un altere lingua in commun pro le promotion del amicitate e comprension mutue.

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Popular linguist, educator, polyglot, and author of many books on linguistics and language topics. Born in Italy came to the US with his family in 1908, residing in the USA for most of his life, best known for advocating adoption of an international auxiliary language, and for popular books on Linguistics.

Publicationes[]

  • Dictionary of linguistics.
by Mario Pei, and Frank Gaynor
Binding: Hardcover:
Publisher: Philosophical Library, New York [1954]
  • One Language for the World, and how to achieve it
by Mario Pei
Binding: Paperback: Dimensions (in inches): 8.50 x 1.00 x 5.50
Publisher: Biblo-Moser; (December 1, 1958)
ISBN: 0819602183
Binding: Hardcover:
Publisher: Biblo-Moser; (January 1968)
  • The Story of Language
by Mario Pei
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: J.B. Lippincott. Philadelphia, [1949]
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: J.B. Lippincott. Philadelphia, [1965]
Revised Edition, 4th Printing
ISBN: 0397004001
Description: approx. 491 pp.,
Binding: Paperback
Publisher: New American Library [1984]
Revised Edition
ISBN: 0452255279
Description: 508 p.
  • Dictionary of foreign terms
By Mario Pei & Salvatore Ramondino, in collaboration with Laura Torbet
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, [1975] c1974.
ISBN: 0-44001-779-3 DDC: 422.4 LCC: PE1670
  • How to learn languages and what languages to learn
by Mario Pei
First Edition:
Binding: Hardcover:
Publisher: Harper & Row, New York [1966]
Enlarged Edition:
Publisher: New York, Harper & Row [1973]
ISBN: 0-06013-323-6 DDC: 407 LCC: P53
Description: 299 p.
  • The story of Latin and the Romance languages
By Mario Pei; with appendixes partially written, compiled, and arranged by Paul A. Gaeng
Publisher: Harper & Row, New York [1976].
ISBN: 0-06013-312-0 DDC: 440.09 LCC: PC45
  • Talking your way around the world
by Mario Pei
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: New York, Harper (1961)
ISBN: 0-06013-327-9
Description: 216 pp. 22 cm.
Subjects: Polyglot Glossaries, Phrase Books, Etc.
Publisher: New York, Harper & Row [1971]
ISBN: 0-06013-327-9 DDC: 413 LCC: P361
  • Voices of man; the meaning and function of language
by Mario Pei
Publisher: London, G.Allen & Unwin [1964]
ISBN: 0-40407-928-8
  • Weasel words: the art of saying what you don't mean
by Mario Pei
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, c1978.
ISBN: 0-06013-342-2 DDC: 422 LCC: P305
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