English Language Composition
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1. Abstract Language:
Language describing ideas and qualities rather than observable...
Discuss the following filmic excerpt from the Finding Nemo animation script in terms of Idiolect (the speech specific to a particular person), turn taking, speech acts, politeness, and naming strategies. Illustrate your discussion with fully analysed examples from the text, using line numbers. Through...
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...
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...
24 October 2014
In Depth with the King
“We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal” is the beginning of the Preamble to the U.S Constitution which was quoted by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in his “I Have a Dream” speech. Martin Luther King...
Public Speech on the
Interpersonal Metafunction of Systemic
Functional Linguistics– Three Examples
of President Obama’s Speeches
研 究 生： 林 冠 宏
中 華 民 國 一００ 年 六 月
An Analysis of Public Speech on the
Interpersonal Metafunction of Systemic
Functional Linguistics– Three Examples
of President Obama’s...
2. English is a language of great power. One effect of this situation, is that people with inadequate skills in English, have little social power. Using the Tan article supplied, decide if this is true?
Social power can be define as the impact that an organisation or an individual can have among peers...
English 2.10 – Analyzing an Oral Text
Barack Obama Speech Analysis
In the compelling Inauguration speech of Barack Obama, the first African-American President, a large range of language and oratory techniques are utilized to convey his message to an audience of over a million Americans. The speech...
Essay – Barack Obama,”Back to School”
What are some of President Barack Obama’s methods for successful speeches? How does he manage to gather the attention of his audience? Is he really just throwing out slogans at people or does he really deliver a mark after they’ve left the audience? This essay will...
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...
The Speech Acts in English Legal Texts
A Master Thesis Submitted to Graduate School, Southwest University of Political Science and Law
In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for Master Degree of Forensic Linguistics in Foreign Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
devices enhance a speech?
By Samantha Birch
The strength and passion that are behind words are often formed through rhetorical devices, which have the ability to enhance a speech, and demand attention from the audience by persuading them. However, it is also through the use of speech elements that have...
UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION, WINNEBA
DEPARTMENT OF GHANAIAN LANGUAGES (EWE)
WHAT IS LINGUISTICS? TO WHAT EXTENT WILL YOU ARGUE THAT THE STUDY OF LINGUISTICS IS
RELEVANT TO YOU AS A LANGUAGE STUDENT?
MR. ALHASAN ISSAH SAMUEL
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...
Australian English essay
“How is Australian English changing to reflect the evolving identity of Australians in the twenty-first century? Discuss at least two of the subsystems in your response.”
The Australian identity is an extremely unique variety of English that is continuously changing to...
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...
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)...
I am Jessica , the Chairperson of the English Language Society .
I speech this article because I am concerned about many student’ attitude towards studying the English language . Although the government has repeatedly told us of the importance of English , many students are still not bothered...
Южный Федеральный Университет
Факультет Лингвистики и Словесности
Major Dialects and Variations.
Студентка 2 англ «Б»
The various Germanic tribes (Angles, Saxons, and Jutes)...
Obama’s speech – English A Essay
In this assignment I would like to analyse and comment on Barack Obama’s speech “Back To School Event”, a speech delivered at Wakefield High School in Arlington, Virginia in 2009. My main focus through my essay will be the way President Barack Obama addresses the...
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...
Growing up in a white society with very few other nationalities it was pretty easy to understand everyone around me because we all spoke with the same slang or form of the English language. As I got older and moved around a little bit and started in much bigger schools in different neighborhoods, I...
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...
Comparative Analysis of Language Used in Inaugural Speech of
Barack Obama and Abhisit Vejjajiva
A. Kemtong Sinwongsuwat
Mr. Steffen Ruholl
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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...
culture composition and language discourse in the class was examined in order to provide information and conclusions related to gender related conversational styles.
Language Use Field Observation: Gender Related Conversational Styles
Gender plays an important role in society. Since the beginning...
The study between language and gender caused many debates and research. Linguists argue that the differences are universal, inherent, biologically determined or even leaned behaviourists. Lakoff’s interest in the features and characteristics of men and women’s language made her look into the social...
communicating using English with some of my friends and lecturers in INTEC, a college that uses English as the main communicative language. Nevertheless, I always believe that practice make perfect. So, I try to converse more in English with my friends and lecturers in daily conversation, practice speech and presentation...
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...
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...