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Music: A Universal Language
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...Universal Language History has inevitably witnessed how music creates significant impact to shape a culture, reform a state of mind, and allow the world to know the extent of human potentials when it comes to craftsmanship with a variety of possible sounds and approach to lyrical substance. In this manner, music is able to transcend time and space since it generally depicts subjects with which every appreciative human, regardless of age, may relate. Whether a personal milestone or a prevailing experience, a particular song conveys either through its suitable blend of rhythm, words, and the meaning entailed by them. One concrete instance is the world-renowned Bob Marley whose association... Music: A...
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Universal Grammar in Second Language Acquisition
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...Universal Grammar in Second Language Acquisition Universal Grammar belongs to an innate naturally endowed linguistic faculty. It puts limitations upon grammars, limiting their form (the account of likely grammatical groups, in the extensive sense, for instance, syntactic, phonological, semantic), and how they function (the computational organism, principles, which the grammar is based on). Universal Grammar includes invariant ideologies and parameters. Whereas theories such as Government- Binding (GB), Optimality Theory or Minimalism vary as in what way specifically they handle notions like parameters and principles, there...
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Discuss what is mean by Universal Grammar. How does the process of language acquisition provide evidence for Universal Grammar. give concrete examples. What ot
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...UNIVERSAL GRAMMAR Universal Grammar: Evidence from Language Acquisition your school Though I realize you have provided Chapter 7 to your company, I still only have pages 140-153. Missing only the beginning might be a problem since I couldn't provide Trask's definition of Universal Grammar (I assumed he defined it as others have). Also, in the first three paragraphs, using additional sources, I noted Trask's error in presenting the rejection of "imitation/reinforcement" theory as anything resembling recent. If you think this is unacceptable to your instructor (it really shouldn't be), just delete the first three paragraphs and all but the Trask reference (the paper... . Second, in support...
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Speaking to a journalist reporting on a decline in the use of Welsh, a teenage speaker of that language said,' I text and Facebook in English. It feels that English is more international , more universal. It seems to make more sense to use it on the
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...language. Most people, even illiterate people have some basic understanding of English. They know some words of English such as ‘Thank you’, ‘Welcome’, and ‘Sorry.’ Such words have become universal words to express emotions. For instance, sorry has come to represent regret of the user. This word and other such words have been able to overcome language barriers around the world. English, therefore, has been able to become a universal language in many situations and this trend has been on the increase. Gradually, English is seeping in as the universal language. More and more ESL users either have some basic... Are certain languages or language varieties better suited to certain forms of communication?...
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Second Language Acquisition
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...language may be a requirement in the classroom and a tutor should be able to understand the learn preference of the learner. The concept of universal grammar may be useful in the way in which the universe shares in the same language and understanding. However, acquiring and implementing effectively universal grammar may be a difficult task due to the difficulties that might be experienced enabling all people to adapt new and common language. In the modern teaching practice learners adopt new cultures. For this reason... Second Language Acquisition affiliation Second Language Acquisition The acquiring of a second or third language is avice that can be acquired either through tutoring or personal...
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Music: Language of Soul
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...Language of Soul Music is considered as the language of soul. Music is embedded in our daily lives from weddings to funeral, partying to disco and from baby showers to birthdays; every occasion feels incomplete without soulful music. Music is a universal language of joy, happiness and love. It possesses magic that causes the adrenal rush to flow in a person’s blood, thus, making him to jump on the dance floor. Music can be found in every sound that can be produced either by clapping both the hands or by blowing a whistle from a mouth. It can also be defined as the pleasing organization of sounds in such an arrangement which makes it soothing to ears and refreshing to a soul... of the College Music:...
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Should the English language be the international language
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...Language? English is the most widely spoken language today. English is spoken in almost every country of the world, making it important and significant to learn. Since English is spoken so widely, it is usually called the universal language or world language, or the lingua franca of modern times. English is not the official language of many countries, yet it is taught as a second language in many countries around the world. English is no longer the language of native speakers as many cultures are absorbing it and it continues to grow. “All over the world people in ever-increasing numbers are using more and more varieties of English... Sana Osman English 25 April 2009 Should English be the International...
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Sign language
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...language is the natural languageof the deaf community. As a non-verbal, visual language, sign is clearly different in form from that of spoken languages; however the same purpose is achieved by its use - communication. Although sign language is used in almost every nation of the world, it is not a universal language. Regional differences have created languages such as German Sign Language (GSL), American Sign Language (ASL) and Australian Sign Language (AUSLAN) (Brauer 1). Regardless of region, the dominant features of sign languages are that they have manual and non-manual parameters, including... The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't being said. - Anonymous Introduction Sign...
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Analyzing the equilibrium of second Language Acquisition
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...language or foreign language would not suffer in other subject areas. In this context, the ideas and opinion of Noam Chomsky is helpful on the guidelines of Language Acquisition Device and Universal Language. (Brown, 2000) Noam Chomsky believes that "Language has been the totality of utterances that can... RESEARCH ARGUMENT The focal point of the paper is to evaluate and analyze the equilibrium of second LanguageAcquisition and children. The current position in this context in Japan reflects the presumption that children (ages range from infancy to 15) should not learn English, as it will hinder their education in other areas. However, the purpose of the paper is to show that a child learning a second...
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Unnecessarity for English Learners Becoming Perfect Speakers of the Language
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...language. “English is the universal language” (Korpela, 2003). The application of English goes far beyond that so as to include writing research papers, writing books, making blogs and websites, and making speeches. There is a certain academic level that has to be respected in order for one to have a journal paper or a book published. Most of the journals are very strict and particular regarding the standard of English used in the writing and the papers don’t get published unless they are up to the mark both grammatically and content-wise. Studies have frequently shown that people who speak English perfectly have brighter chances... ?Argument I fundamentally disagree to the claim that a vast majority of...
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BUSINESS ENVIROMENT AND SOCIETY
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...universal secondary language used in secondary education because it varies from one country to another. However, a universal language in secondary education system should be taken so as to make research work easy countrywide and researchers should write it in a simple language that all students understand including those with low and high understanding capacity (Howson 1979, pg161-165) Universal language in secondary school system will also allow students from different parts of the country to benefit from education system. This will enable students from different parts of the country perceive things in one... There is no a...
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Language and global climate
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...language use towards a more animistic sensibility changes the attitudes, opinion, and perception of global climate, which derives positive effect on global climate change. It is therefore eminent that language and specifically a shift in our language use will help in addressing global climate change. However, it is quite evident that the modern society lacks a universal language of communication. The diverse... Language and Global Climate Global climate that relates to global warming and climate change is s fundamental aspect in the modern environment. Various organizations, governments, and individuals are making significant efforts towards conserving, improving, and controlling global climate. Some...
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Interpreting Chinses and English Language
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...languages. Example: China has Chinese, America has English, and Pakistan has Urdu etc. People living in their homeland are very well aware of their native language but when they travel or migrate to other countries; it gets difficult for them to communicate to people of different countries in their own language. But there is a language which is known as a universal language and that language is normally used and known by all. The language which is referred as a universal language or more appropriately known as an international passport is the English language (Translation, Interpretation and Language Links). English language is one such language which is normally known and used... Running Head:...
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Language in Copley's Gibraltar
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...language” also invited me to be critical of this perception process. How do I see English as a “language”? One word comes up- “power.” The English language gives “power” to its user, because it is a universal language. It might be a second language to billions, but it remains a language to reckon with, a force that can float other people's flotillas. The Siege and Relief of Gibraltar shows how a painting... 24 November “Language” in Copley's Gibraltar The Siege and Relief of Gibraltar, 14th September 1782, c.1783 “Language” inthe art world refers to the “visual language” (Rumold 77), while in communication, “language” is composed of arbitrary symbols and their combinations that can be used to express...
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Is the capacity to acquire language also available for acquiring an additional language
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...language conformation to a universal language. Universal language is an assumption of linguistic hypotheses that owing up to language acquisition, is a conventional structure of linguistic adoption in every infant that allows them to comprehend each other. This concept goes further to illustrate formation of the universal language as nature’s effort to bring people together. Such a device uses generic... ?LANGUAGE ACQUISITION College: Introduction Acquisition of second language is a familiar phenomenon.it happens as result of cultural diversity. It is especially common in families where parents hail from different cultural backgrounds and the child has to adapt both parents’ native languages. It happens...
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First Language Acquisition
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...language acquisition in children takes an evolutionary complexity that continue to amaze scholars. Whereas theories of innate capability in every newborn have not sustained their line of thought in research, there is an inherent ease in the acquisition of the first language among children. According to Clark (2000, p181), children learn first language in a manner that suggests a systemic or universal pattern regardless of the complexity of the language. The author reckons that the child must however have sufficient exposure to the language... First Language Acquisition; Facts, Challenges and Special Features Literature Review First language acquisition among toddlers follows similar attributes in...
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It is unnecessary for English learners to become perfect speakers of the language, as the majority of them will be interacting with and doing business with other second language speakers
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...language. “English is the universal language” (Korpela, 2003). The application of English goes far beyond that so as to include writing research papers, writing books, making blogs and websites, and making speeches. There is a certain academic level that has to be respected in order for one to have a journal paper or a book published. Most of the journals are very strict and particular regarding the standard of English used in the writing and the papers don’t get published unless they are up to the mark both grammatically and content-wise. Studies have frequently shown that people who speak English perfectly have brighter chances... Argument I fundamentally disagree to the claim that a vast majority of...
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Language Practices in the Arabic Community
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...language among other linguistic groups. Definitely, Arabic is a lively language, which has overcome significant evolution during the period of its formation and development. Works Cited R. L. A., 2013. A language with too many armies and navies? Retrieved from: http://www.economist.com/blogs/johnson/2013/06/arabic Heaven, D., 2013. Does computer code need a new, universal language? Retrieved from: http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg21729090.300-does-computer-code-need-a-new-universal-language.html#.VHYMm4usXuI Kemp, R. A., 2014. Arabic: more accessible than you think. Retrieved...
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Universal Preschool
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...language well enough. There is a very high probability that the school then puts them through special language programs, which can be frustrating and create extra burden for the child. A universal preschool would help such children by developing English language skills early on. An increase in the number of working mothers has resulted in a large number of preschoolers being in some kind of non-parental care. For example, in the state of California over 65% of 3 year olds and about 80% of four-year-olds are in some regular non-parental care (Karoly, Reardon and Cho, 2007). With numbers being so high it is imperative to have a good quality non... ?UNIVERSAL PRESCHOOL Many different opinions exists as to...
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The Implications of Dan Slobins Statements on Second Language Acquisition
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...Language Acquisition The Nativist theory of a universal grammar, which is innate in all of us, that acts as a precondition for learning language is the theory where Dan Slobin based his statements (quoted later in this essay). This means that everyone is born with an innate fundamental knowledge structure that predetermines the learning of language. While the concept of a universal grammar is helpful in explaining the starting point of first language acquisition, the question now remains if it can also be applied to second language acquisition. This paper will explore how this theory benefits, if it indeed does, second language acquisition. [Name... The Implications of Dan Slobin’s ments on Second...
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Universal Preschool
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...language well enough. There is a very high probability that the school then puts them through special language programs, which can be frustrating and create extra burden for the child. A universal preschool would help such children by developing English language skills early on. An increase in the number of working mothers has resulted in a large number of preschoolers being in some kind of non-parental care. For example, in the state of California over 65% of 3 year olds and about 80% of four-year-olds are in some regular non-parental care (Karoly, Reardon and Cho, 2007). With numbers being so high it is imperative to have a good... UNIVERSAL PRESCHOOL Many different opinions exists as to what should...
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A Report on Five Internet Sites related to Language Development
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...Language Development Science Daily.com In terms of language development, Science Daily have written in its February 28, 2005 issue that there was already an increase in the use of “txt” shorthand writing which Educationalists become worried about. According to Professor David Crystal, an honorary professor of linguistics at the University of Wales in Bangor, the new language styles brought about by the advent of technology and text messaging should be welcomed with open arms because “it is the greatest opportunity for the English language.” Although this is his view with regards to the “new” internet and text messaging form of writing, Crystal adds that Educationalists... The Internet Technology and...
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Nativist Theories Of Language Development
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...Universal Grammar (UG )consists of Principles: general and universal language principles (e.g. sentence functions: subject, object... Running Head: RECENT CHALLENGES TO NATIVIST THEORIES OF LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT Recent Challenges To Nativist Theories Of Language Development [The Writer's Name] [The Name of the Institution] Recent Challenges To Nativist Theories Of Language Development Introduction Young children become amazingly dexterous communicators through the initial three years of life. As the Birth to Three Matters formation points out, they use 'the hundred languages of children' - body language (counting facial expressions plus dance); sign language (their personal and family inventions as ...
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The Future of the Spanish Language in the Unted States
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...language – a fact that both works to their advantage and disadvantage at the same time. (Estrada, 1988) The benefiting aspect is that they remain in constant touch with what is happening back home and they can move out and gain acceptance within their own society. The limitation of not learning English is that since English is a universal language, they must out on similar opportunities to gain jobs and the like within United States. One important... The Future of the Spanish Language in the United s ID] [Lecturer] Every language within this world is beautiful when it is spoken by its natives. This is an essential element of comprehending as to how a language can actually be measured through a number of ...
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A persuasive essay on Should English be the Officcial American Language
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...universal languages in world history such as Latin, Greek and Indo-European and to prevent this kind of future disappointment, it would be better to simply ban English (Baron 442). I think that the said languages failed to continue its existence on every human being’s tongue for many different factors, such as probably another language was proven more effective; the real cause however, will still be unknown. In the end, Baron however, indirectly showed that English is irreplaceable and his statements were aimed to do reverse psychology on the readers for he believes that if people were forbidden to do things, they cannot...
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It is unnecessary for english learners to become perfect native speakers of the language, as the majority of them will be interacting with and doing business with other second language speakers
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...University) Location of School Due on: February 23, 2012 Introduction Man communicates through a variety of media, like using hand gestures, by facial expressions, body language and also verbal means through the use of language. In this regard, language is a vital component in human societies as it enables people to understand each other. They can the convey feelings, messages, thoughts and ideas through language, which is why language is important. However, it can be said that complete mastery of the language is not necessary. People can still do much better or complement... NON-NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKERS (Unnecessary to Learn Perfect English) by: ID Number: of Presented Professor’s Name: Name of School (Un...
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English should be the official language of the United States
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...language and customs. Key among them is the prevalent conviction that a universal language is necessary for creating and maintaining a consistent national identity. Michael Lind agrees that language forms the most basic elements of a national culture and customs of any country. (Linda, 45). Most scholars also concur that nations are not actually born out of space but are made progressively over the years-and they are made out of the languages that unifies them. (Lobby, 200). Morrow argues that “English, is the only widespread language... 1St May, 20014 English as an official language of the United s: We often seek answers to so many self declaring questions that continuously linger our minds as a nat...
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Universal Human Rights
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...Universal Human Rights of the of the of the The Human Rights Commission was established in the year 1947 by the United Nations (UN). Its task was to draft the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). Several countries sent their representatives to take part in this process. The UN adopted the UDHR on 10 December 1948. The aims of the UDHR are to promote freedom, justice and peace in the world. This is to be achieved by the universal recognition and respect for human rights. Some of these are the civil, cultural, economic and political rights. For the first time, the UDHR recognized the entitlement of every individual to rights. 1...
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Universal healthcare
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...language, inaccessible locations for completing complex application procedures, and inability to pay for health care services (Center for Health Services Research and Policy, George Washington University). Medicaid and Medicare covered only 13 percent of non-citizens in 2000. As reported by the George Washington University, Center for Health Services Research and Policy, PRWORA also represents... Universal Healthcare Border s have the highest concentration of Mexican-origin people. The concentration of immigrants in the border has unique health and economic implications due to the vital role they have in US society, contributing both to the economy and diversity of the USA. Despite their important...
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English Language Teaching Master Essay
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...language is catching hold in every country and more important is the knowhow of English language and ability to speak, listen and interpret it carefully because it being a universal language is the most common medium of communication between most of the people across different countries and culture. Dendrinos (cited in Cummins and Davison, 2007, p.130) expresses the influence of Anglo - American norms on linguistic and pedagogic and laments the monolingualism and monoculturalism of English Language Teaching. He further states that by not English one is excluded from anything of social... "Corpora are of little practical value to most ELT practitioners "- Analysis Introduction The importance of foreign...
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Universal Design of Instruction
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...language skills, or current concentration level”. 4. Perceptible information Necessary information is conveyed effectively “regardless of ambient conditions or the user’s sensory abilities”. 5. Tolerance for error Hazards are minimized as well as any adverse consequences arising from ‘unintended actions’. 6. Low physical effort “The design can be used efficiently, comfortably, and with a minimum of fatigue”. 7. Size and space for approach and use Adequate size and space is provided “for approach, manipulation, and use regardless of the user’s body size, posture, or mobility”. Universal Design for Instruction By applying the general principles of UD to teaching, we can derive... Research Paper Universal...
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Language and Identity in Africa
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...languages in these multilingual societies. Consequently, language loss leads to the loss of culture and identity of that particular community. Many Africans have migrated to developed countries in search of work and education opportunities. These Africans in the Diaspora have lost touch with their cultural background and adopted the cultures of these foreign countries. Olatunde (pp. 62) points out that African Americans have found it tough to find a universal language through which to express themselves and still maintain their cultural identities. This is because they lack tribal affiliations and the language... Language and identity in Africa Language forms a core part of any human distinctiveness...
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Language Issues in Public Discourse
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...University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has examined and commented on the language used during the Bush era in the United States. She highlights specifically the metaphoric and euphemistic forms of language used by politicians in this period, in addition to examining the coherence, arguments, lexical style and the rhetorical features of politicians’ statements. After 9/11 the nature of the subsequent invasion of Iraq, and the continuing American hostilities in the Middle East came to be referred to particularly by past-President... ? Topic Language Issues in Public Dis Language Issues in Modern Media supervisor etc can be either here or on a separate title page- could also include your name in the footnote of...
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Contemporary Business Communication - one language policy in business
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...language makes it possible for multinationals and individuals within these organisations to communicate and interact effectively (Janet & Ife, 2011). English has for long been considered as a universal language or ‘English lingua franca but the forces of globalization has... Contemporary Business Communication - one language policy in business Introduction The emergence of English as a global language has led to its use in companies and multinationals found in countries where English is not the main language of use. Countries like France, Spain, Belgium and others in the Caribbean regions have their own languages which are classified as national language. However, the globalization of business and the...
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Language Issues in Public Discourse
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...University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has examined and commented on the language used during the Bush era in the United States. She highlights specifically the metaphoric and euphemistic forms of language used by politicians in this period, in addition to examining the coherence, arguments, lexical style and the rhetorical features of politicians’ statements. After 9/11 the nature of the subsequent invasion of Iraq, and the continuing American hostilities in the Middle East came to be referred to particularly by past-President... ? Topic Language Issues in Public Dis Language Issues in Modern Media supervisor etc can be either here or on a separate title page- could also include your name in the footnote of...
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Universal packaging design
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...Universal Packaging Design In business, universal packaging design is a framework in which product packaging in a way that captures a wide range of people and circumstances without any special features (Lidwell, William, Kritina Holden, Jill Butler, and Kimberly Elam, 26). For instance, a counter with a universal design will have manifold heights- a standard height for taller people and a shorter height for short people. Universals designs must follow certain principles that define it. They include. 1. Equitable use The design has to meet the needs of people with different abilities. It must be equally usable to all users: Identical whenever possible and offer equivalence in utility where... ...
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A Brief Look at the False Idea of the English Language as Perfect and Unchanging
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...universally known nowadays for words used in everyday language. Mobiles have made it very cheap and easy to communicate through text-messages. In order to save time, slangs are used for words to cut-short the writing time. English is a universal language and is spoken nearly everywhere. Majorly all communication, be it in the form of text or words takes place in English. Therefore, this is one of the languages, most affected by changing times. English is thus, like other languages , not perfect... English is imperfect and constantly changing: Introduction: Necessity is the mother of invention. In the beginning of this world, people used to communicate with each other using signs, expressions and symbols...
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Vision for nursing
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...Universal Nursing Language System Schools Number and of Date of Submission (e.g., October 12, 2009) Nurses have a huge responsibility in rendering health service to every individual. To utilize their full potential, it is envisioned that nurses must practice evidence-based nursing and use a universal language system. This approach aims to unite nurses toward their common goals in achieving a high and quality health care service to their patient with the aid of universal language. Language improves the communication process between leaders and nursing staff that clear their understanding of their role. Furthermore, the leadership vision is incorporated... the institutions standardized the...
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Are Emotions Universal
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...universal across cultures. The years of experiments and research resulted in listing basic emotions that are proved to be universal. Among such are happiness, sadness, fear, disgust, contempt, surprise, and anger. Their definition is possible due to facial expression as far as each emotion is proven to have a particular facial expression that can be associated with it. Thereof, the facial expression of these emotions can be recognized around the world, regardless of gender, language, religion, or age. During the last decades... Are Human Emotions Universal? The topic of human emotions has been widely discussed within the field of psychology. To their roots, purpose, and essence were dedicated a...
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Universal truths and God
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...language and something not in the least worth striving for" (Nietzsche n.d.). If the universal truth of a proposition means a matter of a certain sort of justification of its affirmation, as Nietzsche takes it, and if the justification required for a belief to count as knowledge is not different in nature from that in virtue of which the belief may be true, as he also... 15 November 2007 Universal truths and God/Nietzsche In the essay, On Truth and Lies in a Nonmoral Sense Nietzsche expresses his views on the problem of universal truths and the belief of God as a universal truth. Nietzsche accepts that 'truth' means every idea or view. 'Truth' is exercised by people who have power and can spread it...
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Baha'i - distinct, universal religion
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...language which all people can talk. It advocates universal mandatory education in order to promote divine revelation and increase their wisdom. Commentary on Bahai Faith There exist massive Bahai commentaries on Bahai text and disposition on several features of Bahai faith and practice. Michael McMullen, the author of The Religious Construction of a Global Identity, describes introductory concepts on unification of humankind as well as the unification of religion are expressed by Bahai faith with the help of which local lines of action leaning toward equality... Bahai Faith Introduction The Bahai faith is considered to be the newly developed religion of the world’s independent religions. Its roots...
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Language Evolution and Syntactic Theory
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...language learners and how they incorporate language into learning. The second category asks why some features of language are universal and not others. The third category asks what the speaker must know to truly understand a language. This seems aligned with communicative competence theories. The fourth asks about the cognitive functions involved in language use and acquisition. The section then discusses the necessity of interaction between these categories. Category one and two combine when considering that the "universal characteristics of language may be so because they are aspects that make it more easily acquirable."2 The evolutionary nature of language is a new category... A Book Report On...
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Linguistics - How far can the PROCESS of 1st language acquisition be taken as a model for the acquisition of a 2nd language What are the implications for the 2nd language teacher
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...language with the aid of principles of Universal Grammar: the set of principles that define the range of possible human languages” (Weissenborn, Goodluck, & Roeper, 1992: 3). “Chomsky contested the human brain does not learn language randomly but is actually preprogrammed to be able to process the complex structures of grammar, which explain how quite young children could master the grammar of their native language” (Bullock, 2007:6). Truly, as children develop they acquire and master their L1, but unlike learning to ride a bicycle, children acquire L1 with ease. (Chapman, 2000: 159) What explains the effortless, much more uninstructed L1 acquisition of children regardless... The Extent by Which the...
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Study the following readings from the first E301 book, The Art of English: Everyday Creativity: (a) Reading B: Rampton, B. 'Language crossing', pp.131-40. (b) Reading C: Cameron, L. 'Metaphor in everyday language', pp.46-53
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...language crossing of other English speaking countries which should have been part of the study especially now that English is a Universal Language. Cameron on the other hand focused on metaphor in everyday language. She defines the term as a matter of both language and thought in which it is identified within phrase and sentences through some clear disjunction between the two parts namely, the topic and the vehicle. Metaphor has evolved through time from the simple figure of speech until it became as a conceptual metaphor due to the Metaphors We Live By that was published by Lakoff and Johnson in 1980. According to Cameron (1990), a conceptual metaphor appears in language through a range... SUMMARY...
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An human rights be universal
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...UNIVERSAL The relatively new yet strong agreement in the West that human rights can actually be universal or rather they are universal is being hotly contested by other nations of the world especially the Asian countries. This consensus raises more questions than it answers. In our world with cultures and societies as diverse as they can be, and with histories, ethnicities and traditions poles apart, could we even hope to call anything universal especially something as contentious as human rights On the one hand we have countries like the United States and France which are basically consumption oriented societies, where goods are abundant and economies work on how much each person... CAN HUMAN RIGHTS BE...
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Thomas Aquinas
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...universal language about God because of the disagreements that occur because of his various descriptions in the society. The argument about the nonexistence of God is not reasonable, according to Thomas Aquinas. The bible, Quran, and other religious scriptures have received considerable bashing over the messages they perpetrate, especially on the topic of violence. Considering the traits God is given, this is not supposed to be the case because He is not a violent person. For that reason, the concept of a special theory arises that can outline the regulations, laws, way of life, or the performance of required acts in observance to God.... Thomas Aquinas Thomas Aquinas The comment raises questions on the ...
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Three Favorite Words in English
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...universal language so it is not just a favorite word but also a favorite feeling because it is something that knows no language or cultural barriers. It is said that love conquers all, that when true love is present, whatever trials there may be, they can be overcome. Respect is another word that I like because it is a basic ingredient of love. It may be an independent attribute like the respect and employee gives to his employer, but I always like to link it to love. It is vital that the people who fall in love, should respect each other... Full Love, Trust and Respect Love, trust and respect are not just favorite words for me but are also considered essential for every person. Love they say is the...
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Team Communication
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...universal language, English, for instance; both parties must have some knowledge on addressing cultural disparities, especially with regards to business practices. As aptly recommended by All (2011), “team members with limited proficiency may be more comfortable communicating in writing, as they can make use of online translation services” (p. 1). Likewise, the members of offshore teams must be able to respect local times in their respective time zones and should expect correspondences to be answered in the earlist possible and accessible time frame. Reference All, A. (2011, April 21). More Tips on Communicating with Offshore Teams. Retrieved from IT...
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Teaching Young Learners a Second Language: The Younger the Better
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...Language: “The Younger the Better 0 Introduction 1 Background The need to learn a second language is important in a number of contexts. In this age of globalisation, with the world being one global village, it has become increasingly more important to communicate with people all over the world. English is a universal language and so it is important that in order to deal with people all over the world, especially the United States and the UK, knowledge of and the ability to converse in, write and read English. Additionally, Children as well as adults tend to find themselves in situations where a second language becomes important to survival, and so it is especially... ? Teaching Young Learners a Second...
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Question: Should Human Rights Be Universal
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...Universal Inserts His/Her Inserts Grade Inserts (01, September, ) Should Human Rights be Universal? The debate about universality of human rights sprung since our society has intellectually and morally developed. Some argue that national governments should define human rights and this definition may differ all over the world. Others argue that human rights should be defined universally. Human rights should be universal as a rule because the world has seen the horrors of the Second World War. But at the same time cultural and religious eccentricities should also be tolerated. This is why pure human and political rights should be universal but socio economic rights may have... Human Rights: Should they be...
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