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The popular english accents
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The popular English Accents Name: Institution: THE POPULAR ENGLISH ACCENTS Introduction There are great variations in regional accents for English speakers across regions where the first language is English. This report seeks to research on the various pronunciation variations that are identifiable, deriving from the local dialect’s phoneme inventory (Giegerich, 2011: p22).
American English
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Introduction: American English most widespread accent of North America, neutrality. Talk about the origin of American accent, the strength of the accents now in comparison to the ones existing years ago. English colonizer brought their language to the United States.… East coast, in contact with England, has North American English. Interior populated by…
Journal entry #9
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The article written by Butler (2007) entitled “How Are Nonnative-English-Speaking Teachers Perceived by Young Learners?” and published in the TESOL Quarterly presented a closer examination of the role of accents in the general listening comprehension of Korean students; as… It was disclosed that the paramount model for language acquisition would be epitomized…
Journal 6
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On most occasions, accents are always stereotyped. This makes it very uncomfortable for an individual to express himself or herself. A good example is I. I am very… Furthermore, speaking with their native accent would depict that they are not yet integrated within the American society. It would therefore be difficult for them to make new friends because of…
The Different accents across the UK
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DIFFERENT ACCENTS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM Name Tutor Course College Date Accents refer to the diversity in language that relate to the way pronunciation of words happen with different groups of people. Accents are as a result of regional integration that has over the years led to formation of certain groups of people who pronounce words in certain ways.…
What Color Is Your English
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The research paper “What Color is Your English” carried out by Gillian Creese and Edith Ngene Kambere, writes about a very significant and debatable topic encompassing the division of communities on the basis of accents. … On the basis of previous researches it has been observed that this particular group of women living in Canada is a victim of various social…
Reading response in language discrimination
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The topic discussed in this paper is of great importance because it exposed the standards of speaking English, which greatly dishearten those who has been… In these chapters Lippi Green discussed openly through examples that how language subordination had negatively affected the speakers of different languages resides in the United States. Since the 18th…
Summary for answer questions
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In the article by Tanya Maria Barrientos, the title to the essay gives the reader a feel of her emotions and attitude towards Spanish. Furthermore, with the use of a Spanish title, it prepares the reader for an essay that revolves around the Spanish language. The meaning of… 2. By using an anecdote, it reduces the seriousness that the reader expects to find in…
British English Dialectology
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BRITISH ENGLISH DIALECTOLOGY By NAME Presented to INSTITUTION PROFESSOR COURSE BRITISH ENGLISH DIALECTOLOGY Introduction In terms of enunciation, the varieties that define British English linguistics also own varying characteristics. Whilst Barbadians have a rhotic enunciation that make individuals thriving in Trinidad and the Bahamas share a non-rhotic enunciation.…
English as a Second Language: Blended Learning in Adult Education
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  Theories of practice in contemporary science attempt to answer the enigma of improving the verbal communication of ESL students.  One of the main challenges that international students face upon coming to America is to communicate verbally in an effective manner.… The traditional methods that ESL programs enforce consist of giving mindless repetition of…
Perceptual Learning for Speech
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In its entirety, the results of the research indicated that in the cases where individuals are exposed to multiple talkers of those speaking with the Chinese accents; English listeners are able to achieve independence of the talker adaptation to the accented speech. Further, as… owever, it provides the easier means of making assessment on the comparative…
Language and Literacy
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In the most basic definition, language is described as a method of communication. Human written and spoken language can therefore be described as the system of symbols and sounds, and the grammar or set of rules that are employed in manipulating these symbols and sounds for the purpose of communicating (Trask, 1995, p.3).… There seems to be no agreement as to…
Becoming a teacher of English in Thailand
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They were positively influenced by their own former teachers or family members who were teachers’. The author believes that influences from one’s own schooling have an… Even the globalization has filed to make any huge impact on Thai people’s attitude towards English. English is not recognized as a status symbol in Thailand and hence it is not a compulsory…
TEACHING ENGLISH PRONUNCIATION TO SPANISH SPEAKERS
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[JORGE HUMBERTO] [12/09/2011] Background of the Study English is rapidly becoming the global language and is spoken in almost every country. Moreover, with a global touch and acceptance, English is regarded as the common and global language to communicate (Jenkins, 2002).… There is no doubt that English speaking requires good amount of understanding of…
Development of English as a Global Language
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This assignment concerns the medium of English - Standard English, ELFE, RP, "the Queen's English," "Oxford English," and "BBC English" (Bowen 2005) that has achieved unprecedented status as a global language. It is spoken as a primary language in over 70 countries (Crystal 2003, p.4), by around 1.5 billion who are fluent or competent in English (Crystal, 2003, p.6).…
The Influence of Accent on Person Perception
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Objective After conducting the experiment, the difference had been analysed between the mean ratings for both accents reflecting on people's personality and behaviour in Yorkshire and with Received Pronunciation (R.P.). Result With regard to the competence ratings, we can accept the first hypothesis because the results are significant, and that it followed the direction predicted.…
Quantitative Research Methods- The Influence of Accent on Person Perception
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Objective After conducting the experiment, the difference had been analysed between the mean ratings for both accents reflecting on people’s personality and behaviour in Yorkshire and with Received Pronunciation (R.P.). Result With regard to the competence ratings, we can… Design Questionnaire rating scale was used to conduct the experiment. It gave the…
Speech, Language and the Developing Child
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Language and speech of a person builds a connection with those who speak the same way, and significantly distinguishes from others who speak differently. The way we speak relates us to certain ideas, certain people, certain region we have lived in and a certain culture we are… Having studied and lived all my life in Berkeley, I have seen a very diverse set of…
Introduction to Psychology II
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[Your full name] June 16, 2011 Guessing other people’s ethnic and cultural background is an interesting task. Sometimes people guess by hearing the accent or the dialect; sometimes by the way of dressing and the couture; and, sometimes by the practices and actions.… The second important thing is the way the person dresses up and what kind of clothes he wears.…
Studying Language
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In order to clarify, this paper will first define each of these linguistic elements, using as a starting point, the definitions given in the Concise Oxford Dictionary (6th Edition), then analyse these meanings in greater depth. The interaction of the two will also be explained. … In addition, social variations in the use of dialects exist, the linguistic…
The importance of lesson plan and methods used in the Foundation Program in Omani Universities for the study of language skills
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This paper presents a study about the effect and the importance of planning for the lesson in order to help the learners, especially foundation students in Omani universities to learn language skills (Speaking, reading and others). It also shows how important it is to choose the correct and effective method to teach these students (e.g.… The participants are…
Critically discuss the following statement with reference to the anthropology of language and classification: The worlds in which different societies live are distinct worlds, not merely the same world with different labels attached (Sapir, quoted i
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The study of anthropology concerns defining the origins of human life and the organisation of human social relationships. This aspect of study… The development of languages follows cultural experiences of the people owning the language. Some languages remain limited to the societies speaking the language, and their spread remains constrained to limited space…
The Study of Anthropology
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Grade Tutor Anthropology Anthropology could be identified as the academic study of humanity, which aims at characterising different aspects of human experience. The study of anthropology concerns defining the origins of human life and the organisation of human social relationships.… The development of languages follows cultural experiences of the people…
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This paper will analyze my relational communication with a friend, Maria, a Native American brought up in their native home; hence, upholds all their cultural practices and beliefs. In this analysis, the paper will pay attention to the component of context, and the manner in… Another issue that has caused problems is the different interpretations of body…
Losing Accents
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I used to agree that getting the chance to migrate was a fancy privilege. It suggested a fresh start, the chance of experiencing two entirely different cultures first hand, and greater opportunities would now be available when they once were not in your country of origin.… Moreover, the book just as intently defines the clash between the Hispanic and American…
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