ANALYSIS OF A SELECTED
CAMPAIGN SPEECH OF PRESIDENT
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be given the chance to deliver my speech entitled “Become a member and be excellent”
Today is the first day of English Week. As the President of the English Language Society, I would like to invite those who poised to become excellent students to join the society. What I can tell you is, you will...
DW-NIK AISYAH AMALIEN SPEECH-THE IMPORTANCE OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE
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Date: Saturday, 21 January, 2012, 2:42 AM
The Importance of English Language”
Amanda Lawler and Taylor Bruns
AP English Language 8:00
February 12, 2009
Reader Response Chapter 2 “A Bridesmaid’s Bad Breath”
“A Bridesmaid’s Bad Breath” focuses on warning signs of trickery. Politics and advertisements are full of deceptions which one should not buy into. Today we...
Comparative Analysis of Language Used in Inaugural Speech of
Barack Obama and Abhisit Vejjajiva
A. Kemtong Sinwongsuwat
Mr. Steffen Ruholl
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Public Speech on the
Interpersonal Metafunction of Systemic
Functional Linguistics– Three Examples
of President Obama’s Speeches
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An Analysis of Public Speech on the
Interpersonal Metafunction of Systemic
Functional Linguistics– Three Examples
of President Obama’s...
Running head: ENGLISH DIALECT
African American English (AAE) is a dialect of American English used by many African Americans in modern society. This language is very unique and serves as a reflection of the changes that have occurred...
of their own skin.
Dato’ Vincent Leong, Managing Director of Stamford College gave a speech at the closing followed by an
interesting talk on the ‘Role of the Administrative Professional’ by Melissa Ong, President of Malaysian
Association of Professional Secretaries and Administrators (MAPSA). Ms Melissa...
(Adley-SantaMaria, 1997). White Mountain Apache (WMA) is an Athabaskan language; Athabaskan language subgroups are Northern, Pacific Coast, and Southern Athabaskan. Western Apache and Eastern Apache are Southern Athabaskan languages. Eastern Apache varieties are Chiricahua, Mescalero, Jicarilla, Lipan...
far as calling him the “Republican Savior”. He was picked to deliver the official Republican response to President Obama’s State of the Union Address. His response was delivered in both English and Spanish and also mentions his immigrant roots in hopes of rallying support of the Latino voter which played...
Department of English, University of Sargodha, Sargodha, Pakistan
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Akkasha Tariq (Corresponding Author)
Department of English, University...
Summary: Fourteen Years of Doublespeak
In the article, the author describes the Committee on Public Doublespeak as a group that tries to change the people’s judgments through working with the government and others who have great influence on the public. They do so by...
Many of you are aware that throughout your High School education you will have to present a speech whether in English or in your other subjects. I personally hate speeches as I am a very shy person but what can you do about it? Well, we can learn from the experts in this field whose speeches were given...
Is English the only way to appear educated and sophisticated?
“It's a strange world of language in which skating on thin ice can get you into hot water”
The English language has shaped modern India's development in many ways. The main reason to study English is to sound educated and literate. In...
Languages – The University of Danang
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Supervisor: Ngũ Thiện Hùng, Ph.D
AN INVESTIGATION INTO STYLISTIC DEVICES
IN POLITICAL SPEECHES BY US PRESIDENTS
Examiner 1: ………………………………………………………
Examiner 2: ………………………………………………………
: THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
reasons that grammar is important to education and society. Grammar is the language that makes it possible for us to talk about language. Grammar names the types of words and word groups that make up sentences not only in English but also in any language. As human beings, we can put sentences together...
Compare and Contrast:
George Orwell’s “Politics and the English Language” and Martha Brockenbrough’s “Does IM Make U Dum?”
Using the English language effectively can be difficult at times. You must consider many factors: who your audience is, what kind of tone you wish to convey, the message you are...
Progress for Undocumented Students in the United States
AP English Language and Composition
On June 15, 2012, President Barak Obama gave a brief speech on a new Department of Homeland Security Immigration policy. This new policy will benefit thousands of...
University of Latvia
Faculty of Modern Languages
Department of English Studies/Department of Literature and Culture/
Department of Contrastive Studies, Translation and Interpreting
Metonymy in political speeches
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stoker on a luxury liner. Mildred Douglas, do‐gooder daughter of the line's president, visits the boiler room and faints at the sight of the brutish man. Her behavior causes Yank to question his worth and his place in society. He leaves the ship to stroll up Fifth Avenue, where his boorish behavior lands...
Globalization is the process where the people of the world are unified into a single society and function together. The essay I chose for summarize and critique is “To Reunite a Nation” by Patrick Buchanan. This article was a speech given at the Nixon Library in Yerba Linda, California. It is reprinted in the...
within their article “Students’ Right to Their Own Language”: “What should the schools do about the language habits of students who come from a wide variety of social, economic, and cultural backgrounds?” (2), and “Should the schools try to uphold language variety, or to modify it, or to eradicate it?” (2)...
What is Sociolinguistics?
What Factors Enter into Language Variation?
• Language does not exist in a vacuum.
• Since language is a social phenomenon it is natural
to assume that the structure of a society has some
impact on the language of the speakers of...
Throughout our look at English, and the intricacies of communicating within it, one area has, until recently, received little attention and that area is SMS or Short Messaging Service, also referred to as ‘texting’. Initially intended for purely commercial purposes text-messaging is in fact yet another...
A Brief Analysis on Sexism in English
Sexism is engrained in the language people speak all over the world. English, one of the most popular languages in the world is no exception. The phenomenon of sexism is not only a linguistic one, but basically, a social issue that is far more notice-worthy...
dialects, I am able to speak my parents’ directs consciously. As I grow up, I realized that people in these two area have different characteristics in society. That is related to dialect and social prejudice, accent and social position, dialect and group identity, and dialect and culture.
“Black language may have been the single most important factor in shaping generations of American slang…” (Savan 184). Even though African Americans created their own slang to isolate themselves from pop culture, they actually improved and changed pop culture into what it is today. Language plays a...
General Purpose: To persuade
Specific Purpose: At the end of my speech, my audience will understand the viewpoint of the people who are “pro-life”.
Thesis: Abortion is a sad truth that is affecting our society today, and we have the power to do something about it. We have the power to stop...
（Inaugural Speech） 开创负责任的新时代（就职演说
the current President of the United States. He is the first African American to hold the office. Obama previously issued a lot of public speaking when he studied at Harvard, served as a United States Senator from Illinois, 04’s keynote address, 08’s victory speech, 09’s...
Linguistics is defined as the study of human speech including the units, nature, structure, and modification of language (Merriam-Webster). Language discrimination is an issue that has been overlooked and unidentified in American society. It has become an even bigger issue in multicultural education...