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  • Introducing Second Language Acquisition
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  • The Role of Metaphor in Expressing Emotions
    Part I: Introduction 1 Rationale Metaphor, based on the association of similarity, is one of the two basic types of semantic transference that have been an interest for many linguistic researchers. Galperin ( 1981: 139-40) states that the term ‘metaphor’ can be understood as the transferen
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  • Language Paper
    What is Language Language is a system for expressing or communicating thought and feelings through speech sounds or written symbols. The communicative system used by a particular speech community with its distinctive vocabulary, grammar, and phonological system. Lexicon is the vocabulary of a la
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  • Foreign Language Learning
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  • Barriers to Information Access Across Languages on the Internet: Network and Language Effects
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  • Emotional and Cognitive Intelligence
    Cognitive intelligence and emotional intelligence have both been widely examined with regard to their effect on individual workplace abilities. A critical comparison of the two concepts will be the basis of this essay. Some theorists have hypothesised that the ease with which an employee can process
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  • Language Paper
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  • Total Physical Response in Second Language Learning
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  • The Cognitive Linguistic Enterprise
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  • Social Cognitive Theory of Gender Development and Differentiation
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  • Role of Mother Tongue in Learning English for Specific Purposes
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  • Role of Politics
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  • Aed 202 Individual Information Processing Thoery
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  • From Determinism to Cognitive Theory
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  • Is Possession of Language Necessary for the Development of Numerical Concepts?
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  • Language
    As a cross-discipline, psycholinguistics is the language of the mental process of exploration. With other branches of linguistics, both links are different. In theory, linguistics, psycholinguistics reliance on the various schools to the various linguistic theory, can provide factual evidence for th
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