A profoundly good morning to our honorable and respected principal, charismatic teachers and devoted fellow friends. In conjunction with the English Month, I, as the President of English Language Society, am glad to be given this golden opportunity to deliver a very interesting and exciting...
Good morning to the chairperson, the Principal, teachers and friends. I am honoured to 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...
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...
learn it quickly and proficiently. They also argue against bilingual education because of how expensive it is. The article concludes with importance of learning English as a second language.
MSNBC.COM (2007) provides an article written about a speech given by Newt Gingrich who is a former house...
To Reunite a Nation
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...
of the shadows and making them to get right with the law, learn English and pay taxes. Having visas that meets our economic needs, keeps families together, and enforces the law is just some of the immigration reform to come. Having immigrates being able to speech English before becoming a US...
apparently flexible yet imprisoning medium that is language and that is life." Yank's speech defines his class and place in society—rigid, unchanging and binding.
Symbolism: Steel is both a symbol of power and oppression in The Hairy Ape. While Yank exclaims in Scene One that he is steel, "the muscles...
Essay - Inauguration
Jan. 22, 2009
Review the 2009 Inauguration
Each American citizen has their own opinion on the Inaugural speech that President Obama gave on January 20, 2009. I felt like president Obama gave a wonderful speech. In his speech he talks about how the...
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Faculty of Modern Languages
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Metonymy in political speeches
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mainstream culture and its become a universal dialect in which everyone understands. She argues in the essay “America’s language wouldn’t be what it is without Black English” (Savan 182). The quote means that black language has influenced the American language so much that people can’t remember how they...
cultures throughout America. English is the primary language, but there are many other languages spoken in America because of all the different ethnicities. The U.S. is also striving towards globalization. Globalization includes a stable economy with the U.S. working with other countries to trade...
. In order to advance in the professional world, you must have proper English and good speech. For example, although President George W. Bush is an extremely smart and important person he at times lacks public speaking abilities. This has been a detriment to him and a big reason why people may not...
standard Korean because I concern that it make people think about me not smart or professional.
WOLFRAM, W. (2013). Challenging Language Prejudice in the Classroom. Education Digest, 79(1), 27-30. Certain dialects and methods of speaking have regional, social, and ethnic associations which can lead to...
4.4 Related Research about political language
4.1 Barack Obama and Abhisit Vejjajiva
Barack Hussein Obama is the 44th and current President of the United States. He is the first African American to hold the office. He previously served as a United States Senator from...
obvious as well as hidden structural relationships of discrimination, inequality, power, dominance and control which are shown by language use.
4. Application of CDA
This research study is concerned with the critical analysis of speech of the president of America telling the entire world about...
(1903-1950)). Through this, he displays that the English language being used is so disconnected from society, that at its current rate, no one will be able to understand each other in the near future. He argues for the simplification of English: why use a large word when a small one will do? Why use...
public to empty speaking, lies, and hostility. He believes that if doublespeak continues to spread and becomes the language of the public, then what is considered a lie will no longer be a lie but a mere misunderstanding. However, if English teachers teach the language of doublespeak effectively and respectfully, then the result, according to Lutz, will be the complete opposite; it will create a society that uses a strong, beautiful language....
. Again, Rubio chose to televise his speech in English and Spanish, which may assist him in better capturing the political interests of two major segments of American society –traditional Republican voters as well as Hispanic voters. It seems that the topic that may also be used to bring his...
long term peace among a society that is currently divided. Langauge is a form of expression which solidifies and amplifies the strength and tenacity of the human spirit.
n.a. (2002). American english dialects. American Speech Language Hearing Association.
Retrieved 01/14/2009 at http://www.asha.org/docs/html/TR2003-00044.html....
The official language of the United States
December 1, 2009
The Official language of the United States
Is it fair to have a designated language for the country that has the freedom of speech and freedom of choice? There are...
Directory of Programs in Linguistics in the United States and Canada, The Field of Linguistics (brief, nontechnical essays describing the discipline and its subfields), and statements and resolutions issued by the Society on matters such as language rights, the English-only/English-plus debate, bilingual...
September 7, 2010
John F. Kennedy’s Inauguration
John F Kennedy delivered one of the biggest speeches on January 20, 1961 after being sworn into office. His inauguration speech was so dominant that it captured the entire nation’s interest, and quotes from...
language look good, but when one examines the rapidly-changing dynamics of shift to English occurring in these same speech communities, there is cause for concern. That knowledge led me to select my thesis topic last year. The premise for my thesis, "White Mountain Apache Language Shift: A...
17, 1966’s speech are framed in accordance with the legal variety of language, because it has some of the notable features of Legal variety of English. i. Introducing or beginning the sentences with the subordinating conjunction, ‘that ii. The use of the non – obligatory future present tense...
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...
In the English language there are eight parts of speech. The parts of speech are known as pronouns, nouns, verbs, adverbs, adjectives, prepositions, conjunctions and interjections. Within these eight basic parts of speech are millions of words and millions of ways to use them; however, also within...
There are many 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...
Linguistic Diversity in U.S. Classrooms
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...
The Power of Language in America
Language is a very dynamic element in our society. It sets us apart from all other living things. Certain words and the way one says them can elicit deep feelings in other people. Over time, language has changed dramatically...
. However, the proportion of big word in daily language is often less than 20%. So relatively, the inauguration speeches used more formal words and their word structure is more complex. This shows up in two aspects:
Firstly, in inaugural speech, presidents always use formal language. This not only...