Notes on Bilingualism and Second Language Acquisition (SLA)
Terminology: it is customary in studies of multilingualism to refer to a person’s first language or native language as “L1” and a person’s second language as “L2”
Common Myths about Bilingualism/SLA
* Speaking two l...
Chapter 1. Theoretical grounds of characteristics of language and its functions.
1. Characteristics of the English language
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2. Relation between units in the English languageâ¦â¦â¦â¦â...
MECHANISMS OF SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION
1.1 Antecedents 5
1.3 Theme: 6
1.4 Problem: 6
1.5.1 General Objective: 6
1.5.2 Specific Objectives: 6
2. Theoretical Framework 7
2.1. Second Language Acquisition Theory 8
2.2.1. The Acquisi...
Explore the ways writers present emotional voices of love in Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” and selected poems from the English Literary heritage
A work synonymous with the themes of intense love and tragedy, Romeo and Juliet is perhaps William Shakespeare’s most famous play. Written over...
Romeo and Juliet, said to be one of the most famous love stories of all times, is a play anchored on the language of Shakespeare. The language that helps the story move forward in time; also creating the mood in which each scene is set and which characters develop them.
There are three...
AP Language and Composition Literary and Rhetorical Terms List
Look up the words and fill in the chart as best as you can. Some of the terms are review and some are new. We will use this list throughout the year so keep an updated copy with you in class. You may choose to make note cards...
This chunk was very short so, I did not find as many sentences, but a few caught my eyes. The first one I’d like to talk about is “Magic and beasts only exist in fairy tales-or maybe drug-induced hallucinations. But heroes and villains are real.” I chose this in...
The BBC Accent
This article is from the Guardian, by Andrew Culf, Media Correspondent. Read the article and respond to the...
Language Development Final Review
1. What is language? How is it different from speech?
* Language is a (1) socially shared (2) code that uses a conventional system of (3) arbitrary symbols to (4) represent ideas about the world that are meaningful to others who know the same...
Year 12 English Language Revision Pack
1. Complete many practice exams and correct them yourself (exams and suggested answers are on MOODLE). Do them under time constraints 2 hours with 15 mins reading and figure out a way to do them that suits you. Do them at...
Lang. Acquisition – SYNTATIC and MORPHOLOGICAL Components.
MEAN LENGTH OF UTTERANCE
▪ Definition: The average # of morphemes per utterance.
▪ To Calculate MLU: Identify the # of morphemes per utterance and determine the total # of morphemes in the sample. Divide the total # of morph...
The theories of acquisition of the second languages (SLA) investigate the processes by means of which the second language manages to be learned.
These theories explain the different factors that influence for the learning of the language as for example the nativists emphasise tho...
When teaching a grammar or function lesson, submit this LA sheet with your lesson plan.
|Target Language: (write the target sentence/s from the lesson here) |
|She will have cooked supper by the time I...
Language: dialects and registers
Language is systematic or rule governed. Although this is true, it is also true that there is often variation in the actual use of any language. All users of the same language do not necessarily use it in the same way. Often the same speaker may use the same languag...
A2 English Language Coursework
Investigation: How and why are power differences established in police-suspect interactions through language use?
Word Count; 2677
Equality is a fundamental element of the English legal system yet power disparities amongst those enforcing...
Language in Power
Define social groups and power:
Political - Power in the Law e.g. Police, Judge, Barrister
Personal - Occupation / Power within a Job e.g. Doctor, Teacher and so on.
Social Group - Friends and Family, Class in society.
Types of Power:-...
Outline the focus of your investigation:
•Come up with three or four key ideas about the nature of texting and twitter and how they affect language
•Introduce the tweets/text conversation you will be using in this analysis (age of people involved/location/topic)
As an American teenager having my phone glued to my hand seems like the most natural thing in the world, though I know my parents and teachers hate it because I constantly ignore them, and instead am focused on my LED screen, unaware that they may even be trying...
Topic: “Should children start learning a foreign language early?”
In a constantly changing world, parents are always question about the suitable time for their children to learn a foreign language. Some let their children start learning a foreign language as soon as possible, whereas...