"Diwali In Punjabi Language" Essays and Research Papers

  • Diwali In Punjabi Language

    Deepavali or Diwali (Sanskrit: दीपावली, Tamil: தீபாவளி, Nepali: दीपावली तिहार, Hindi: दिवाली, Gujarati: દિવાળી, Marathi: दिवाळी, Kannada: ದೀಪಾವಳಿ,Konkaniधाकली दिवाळी, Malayalam: ദീപാവലി, Oriya: ଦୀପାବଳୀ, Punjabi: ਦਿਵਾਲੀ, Telugu: దీపావళి) (also spelt Devali in certain regions) , popularly known as the "festival of lights," is a five-day Hindu festival[3] which starts on Dhanteras, celebrated on the thirteenth lunar day of Krishna paksha (dark fortnight) of the Hindu calendar month Ashwin and ends on Bhaubeej...

    Diwali, Hindu calendar, Hinduism 1588  Words | 4  Pages

  • Sikh and Punjabi

    visiting the state. The Diwali festival is normally held during this season across the country. The Tika festival is also held during this time. Language used in Punjab Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ in Gurmukhi script and پنجابی in Shahmukhi script), which can be specified as Eastern Punjabi to distinguish it from Western Punjabi spoken in Pakistan, is an Indo-Aryan language spoken by inhabitants of the historicalPunjab region (north western India and in Pakistan). For Sikhs, the Punjabi language stands as the official...

    Guru Gobind Singh, Guru Granth Sahib, Punjab 1575  Words | 5  Pages

  • Diwali

     Deepavali: A Hindu Festival By:Datcayani Three Days Of Diwali Deepavali is a festival of joy, splendor, brightness, happiness and a festival celebrated with light . It is the festival of lights and is celebrated with great enthusiasm by all Indians all over the world. The uniqueness of this festival is its harmony of five varied philosophies, with each...

    Diwali, Hinduism, Krishna 788  Words | 5  Pages

  • Punjabi Culture

    ੴ SHER-A-E PUNJAB, DISTINGUISHED ੴ Punjabi Culture is the culture of the Punjab region. It is one of the oldest and richest cultures in world history, dating from ancient antiquity to the modern era. The Punjabi Culture is the culture of the Punjabi people who are now distributed throughout the world. The scope, history, sophistication and complexity of the culture are vast. Some of the main areas include, Punjabi Philosophy, poetry, spirituality, education, artistry, music, cuisine, science, technology...

    Bhangra, Pakistan, Punjab 1664  Words | 5  Pages

  • Multilingualism and Language

    multilingual is a person who can speak two or more than two languages with equal or less equal proficiency. A society is called bilingual or multilingual if the people there speak more than one language. Bilingualism and multilingualism are referred to same thing mostly. Bilingualism may mean that the users of language are using more than two languages and multilingualism may also mean that the speakers are using two languages in the community or society. About half of the...

    Code-switching, English language, Language contact 2033  Words | 6  Pages

  • Regional Languages of Pakistan

    Regional Languages Of Pakistan Introduction: Pakistan is a multi-lingual country. No less than 24 languages and dialects are spoken by the people of Pakistan. There are five regional languages. Punjabi, Sindhi, Pashto, Balochi, and Kashmiri. These languages are rich in literature, poetry, folk songs, and spiritual quotes of their respective saints and contribute greatly to the culture of Pakistan. The regional languages, though distinct from each other in their forms, dialects and expressions...

    Balochistan, Languages of Pakistan, Pakistan 1364  Words | 4  Pages

  • Language

    Importance of language The importance of language is essential to every aspect and interaction in our everyday lives. We use language to inform the people around us of what we feel, what we desire, and question/understand the world around us. We communicate effectively with our words, gestures, and tone of voice in a multitude of situation. Would you talk to a small child with the same words you would in a business meeting. Being able to communicate with each other, form bonds, teamwork, and it’s...

    Communication, Graphic communication, Interpersonal relationship 1164  Words | 3  Pages

  • languages

    Asia Country Official and national Languages Other spoken Languages   Afghanistan Pashto (Pashtu, Pushtu) an Eastern Iranian language, it is the native language of the Pashtun people. Dari Persian (Fārsī-ye Darī) also known as Afghan Persian. other Turkic and minor languages. Armenia Armenian (Hayeren) is an independent, one-language subgroup within the Indo-European language family. The unique Armenian alphabet, which consists of 39 characters, was created in 405 AD by a monk named...

    Dialect, English language, French language 483  Words | 6  Pages

  • language

    the cause and effects of English as a world language and evaluate these factors Student:Joe(N3227683) Tutor:AF Pre-sessional English courses (10 weeks) Language is the carrier of culture and portrayal of cultural. Language and culture is inseparable. Each language have their own culture. In today’s, English as a world language has a seriously effect on the culture diversity...

    English language, First language, French language 1066  Words | 4  Pages

  • Language

    The positive and negative transfers of Chinese students use their first language to learn English. In China, many people are learning English as their second language. English is the most important language which truly links the whole world together. English language system is very different from Chinese language system in many ways such as, grammar, pronunciation, and vocabulary. “Belonging to two different language families, English and Chinese have many significant differences. This makes...

    English language, First language, French language 1399  Words | 4  Pages

  • language

    reference to the above quote, please discuss how language calls to the child and how is language encouraged through the Montessori language exercise? Language is the ability to understand speech and a desire to convey one's feelings and thoughts. It is a kind of difficulty, which encloses a given human being company, and separates it from all others. It unites men and they develop and expand according to the need of their mind. Language is a mean of communication, delivering ideas...

    Communication, Developmental psychology, Human 757  Words | 3  Pages

  • Language

    are forever transforming. The English language, as with all “living,” i.e., currently spoken, read, and/or written, languages are constantly changing. But that change only happens as people use the language, try out changes in meaning or spelling, and then spread that change. Language meaning or usage does not change “overnight,” it changes over time. Words change their meanings because a community of speakers who use those words cause them to change. Language changes when words get old and new...

    English language, Language, Language change 1114  Words | 3  Pages

  • Auspicious Diwali

    Auspicious Diwali This year Diwali being on November 9th Friday is an auspicious day for all of us!! I start waiting for Diwali many days before !! I buy new pairs of clothes and buy lots of fireworks(best part of Diwali)I paint my house, buy lots of gifts and distribute it amongst my loved ones and start bursting crackers 10 days before!!On Diwali day I get up early bathe my self and have some delicious "PENNY"(traditional sweet of Diwali) and perform Lakshmi Pooja. And I will lit some diyas and...

    Diwali, Hindu, Hinduism 1302  Words | 4  Pages

  • Language

    PROBLEMS OF RELIGIOUS LANGUAGE HUME’S FORK David Hume divides knowledge into two classes: ‘relations of ideas’ (i.e. tautologies) and ‘matters of fact’ (i.e. empirical statements). His book concludes (on p.165) with the following paragraph: “When we run over libraries, persuaded of these principles, what havoc must we make? If we take in our hand any volume; of divinity or school metaphysics, for instance; let us ask, Does it contain any abstract reasoning concerning quantity of number? No. Does...

    Empiricism, Immanuel Kant, Logical positivism 923  Words | 3  Pages

  • Language

    Often described as the expression of culture, language is essential for communication. At present, one of the most common primary languages in the world is French. While there are certainly many more varieties of French, Quebec French and France French are among the leading examples. This paper is meant to highlight the differences between these two French dialects. The major difference between Quebec French and French in France lies in the vocabulary. First, there is a presence of words in each...

    Anglicism, Dialect, English language 1029  Words | 3  Pages

  • Language Variation

    LANGUAGE VARIATION By Dr SHAMIM ALI ABSTRACT We must realize that language as a "thing" to be studied is necessarily ...

    Bourgeoisie, Marxism, Middle class 2439  Words | 7  Pages

  • Language, Power and Ideology

    Language, Power and Ideology In this article the author has explained about the multi-ethnicity of the Pakistan and role of different languages that are spoken in this state. English is the official language of the Pakistan and Urdu reserves the title of national language. Along with English, Urdu has always been a cause of rancor for people of different ethnicities as being a hurdle in the way to gain power and success. This article highlights that use of a particular language by a certain group...

    India, Languages of India, Languages of Pakistan 1104  Words | 3  Pages

  • India Language

    competition is to be conducted in maximum of 15 languages as given below Sr Language in which essay competitions is to be conducted individually Hindi (North India Language) English (North India Language) Urdu (North India Language) Punjabi (North India Language) Kashmiri (North India Language) Tamil (South India Language) Kannada (South India Language) Telugu (South India Language) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Sr 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Language in which essay competitions is to be conducted...

    East India, India, Languages of India 972  Words | 7  Pages

  • Diwali Lantern

    Diwali Lantern – “Aakash Kandeel’’ Anup Takalkar IntroductionIndia, along with its varied cultures and traditions, is known as land of festivity. Celebration for these festivals centres on the rituals of prayer, seeking blessings, exchanging goodwill, decorating houses, adorning new cloths, music and dance. Diwali (dip, meaning lights + aawali, meaning row) is the festival of “row of lights”, celebration of which finds its root in Hindu religion. It is believed that, Lord Rama was welcomed back...

    Coated paper, Diwali, Hinduism 1255  Words | 4  Pages

  • Krishna and Diwali

    Diwali or Divali also known as Deepavali and the "festival of lights", is an ancient Hindu festival celebrated in autumn every year.[5][6] The festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair.[7][8][9] The festival preparations and rituals typically extend over a five day period, but the main festival night of Diwali coincides with the darkest, new moon night of the Hindu Lunisolar month Kartika. In the Gregorian calendar...

    Diwali, Festivals in India, Fireworks 8315  Words | 28  Pages

  • Power of Language Narrative

    at the top of her lungs. No one said a word. Mac’s mother, sisters, and children’s arms and faces concealed in the chests of his uncles and brothers, yelling, and waling just as loud as Sandeep. They were all speaking, or struggling to speak Punjabi, a language that I did not understand at all. I put my head down and closed my eyes. The minutes passing slowly and painfully, the sound of Sandeep’s voice ringing loud in my ears. I could hear her voice growing hoarse from the screaming. I would say that...

    Communication, Family, Language 1381  Words | 4  Pages

  • Diminishing Punjabi

    DIMINSHING PUNJABI Punjabi (Gurmukhi: ਪੰਜਾਬੀ; Devanagari: पंजाबी; Shahmukhi: : پنجابی) Is an Indo-Aryan language spoken by 130 million native speakers worldwide, making it the 10th most widely spoken language in the world. It is the native language of the Punjabi people who inhabit the historical Punjab region of Pakistan and India. Punjabi emerged as an independent language in the 12th century. The Sikh religion originated in the 15th century in the Punjab region and Punjabi is the predominant...

    India, Punjab, Punjab region 609  Words | 2  Pages

  • Diwali -the Festival of Lights

    Diwali rituals Diwali, the festival of lights, is one of the important and widely spread holidays celebrated in India. It is a celebration of lights, and for many, it is truly a sensory experience; some families decorate their houses with all sorts of lights and open up to the neighbors, sharing their love and their food. Those celebrating Diwali spend time with family and friends. They perform religious ceremonies to bring in wealth and prosperity for a new year, cook and eat delicious food...

    Diwali, Fireworks, Hinduism 892  Words | 3  Pages

  • Hinduism and Spiritual Significance Diwali

    Diwali is an important festival for Hindus. The name of festive days as well as the rituals of Diwali vary significantly among Hindus, based on the region of India. In many parts of India, the festivities start with Dhanteras , followed by Naraka Chaturdasi on second day, Diwali on the third day, Diwali Padva dedicated to wife- husband relationship on the fourth day, and festivities end with Bhau-beej dedicated to sister-brother bond on the fifth day. Dhanteras usually falls eighteen days...

    Diwali, God, Hinduism 821  Words | 4  Pages

  • Food Dance and Language of States of India 1

    Food Dance and Language of States of India Posted On 2014-09-24 India is a state of diverse cultures, religions, traditions and beliefs. The country is home to millions of people who exhibit diversity in their thoughts, lifestyles, worship and work but are united in one spirit in the love for their country. A journey through India is a revelation for many and this is one of the main reasons why many foreigners flock to India to explore its myriad colours.  The distinctively distinguishable customs...

    Dance, Gujarat, India 961  Words | 4  Pages

  • Rama and Diwali the Festival

    Diwali The Festival Of Lights An ancient celebration with deeply spiritual roots, this Festival of Lights is technically a tradition with a religious foundation, but all that are willing to share in the season of abundance are welcome. Thousands of oil lamps, fireworks, lavish feasts, fragrant flowers and colored sand in the form of lotus blossoms adorn India in this annual homecoming that is Diwali. The festival has its roots in ancient Indian texts and it stands for...

    Diwali, Fireworks, Hanuman 1035  Words | 3  Pages

  • Punjabi Culture

    time, the concept of culture has become the central focus of anthropology. Culture is a powerful human tool for survival, but it is a fragile phenomenon.  It is constantly changing and easily lost because it exists only in our minds.  Our written languages, governments, buildings, and other man-made things are merely the products of culture.  They are not culture in themselves.  For this reason, archeologist can not dig up culture directly in their excavations.  The broken pots and other artifacts...

    Lahore, Pakistan, Punjab 2945  Words | 9  Pages

  • Pollution Due to Diwali

    a year of waiting, Diwali arrived. Everyone’s house would be lighted up with lamps & joy. Almost everyone loves celebrating Diwali. Though I’m an atheist, I also like this festival as it lights up the world. But along with bit happiness for the arrival of Diwali, I get lots of worry every year. Whatever you say, Diwali, along with bunch of other festivals & functions, are tagged with some key words – crackers, pollutions, global warming & noise. However we celebrate this Diwali; we can’t remove these...

    Carbon dioxide, Climate change, Diwali 769  Words | 3  Pages

  • Five Days of Diwali Festival

    The First day of Diwali : Dhanteras The First day is called Dhanteras or Dhantryaodashi, which falls on the thirteenth day of the month of Ashwin. . The Second day of Diwali : Narak Chaturdasi It is the fourteenth lunar day (thithi) of the dark forthnight of the month of Kartik and the eve of Diwali. On this day Lord Krishna destroyed the demon Narakasur and made the world free from fear. The third day : Diwali On the dark new moon night, the entrances to all homes are lit up and decorated...

    Diwali, Hinduism, Krishna 704  Words | 3  Pages

  • Role of Language and Script in Raising the Religious Revivalism in Colonial Punjab Ayesha Tabbasum

    Role of Language and Script in Raising the Religious Revivalism in Colonial Punjab aYESHA TABBASUM The language played the significant role in the creation of identities among the major communities in pr-parathion India. The Urdu language had developed as a common language among all the communities and was, in the absence of a common religion the North-western Provinces and various part other parts of the subcontinent. I.H.Qureshi, History of the Pakistan,(BCC& Press Karachi, university of...

    Delhi, Hindi, Hindustani language 1594  Words | 5  Pages

  • Diwali

    process. The following prompts may be useful: ♦ Was it easy to give/receive information? It was not easy to receive information as the partner was not able to ask questions or see what I was doing. ♦ Did the speaker use understandable language to describe the pattern? Yes ♦ Did the listener want to ask questions to gain more information? Yes ♦ Did the speaker find it difficult to know when to proceed without verbal or non-verbal cues from the listener? Yes ♦ Did...

    Academia, Homework, Learning 19292  Words | 102  Pages

  • Diwali

    Diwali This is the story of a prince called Rama, who fell in love with a beautiful princess called Sita, Rama and Sita got married. The king wanted Rama to become king but one of his wives asked that her son be made king and Rama to be sent into the forest for 14 years. The king was very sad but he had promised his wife she could have anything she wanted, so he sent Rama and Sita away. Ramas brother Lakshman also went with them. They obediently lived in the forest for many years, then one...

    English-language films, Hanuman, Lakshmana 415  Words | 2  Pages

  • Punjabi

    will survive all destruction and all transformation. Moral and social uplift may be recognized by the term we are used to; i.e. non-violence. Let us call this the square of swaraj, which will be out of shape if any of its angles is untrue. In the language of the congress, we cannot achieve this political and economic freedom without truth and non-violence, in concrete terms without faith in God and hence moral and social elevation. In his Hind Swaraj, after commending Mazzini's people-centred (rather...

    Ahimsa, Democracy, Indian independence movement 9282  Words | 28  Pages

  • Malvi language profie

    Name: Abhay Malviya Roll no.11009 "Language and Religion" Introduction Language is the human ability to acquire and use complex systems of communication, and a language is any specific example of such a system. The scientific study of language is called linguistics. A religion is an organized collection of beliefs, cultural systems, and world views that relate humanity to an order of existence. Religion may or may not have God or deities. What makes religion an organized...

    Brain, Christianity, Extinct language 1502  Words | 4  Pages

  • Language Education and Target Language

    selection of content, materials and learning activities since learners were regarded as robot-like beings who would receive and process anything loaded on them. 1970s was the time when a learner-centred view of language learning namely humanistic approach entered the ELT agenda. Since then, the language teaching approaches have focused more and more on the human side of the learner.    The humanistic approach is underlie by the philosophy that learners are human beings with flesh and blood and more...

    Education, Georgi Lozanov, Language acquisition 1473  Words | 5  Pages

  • English Language - Language Change

    Sharon Goodman (1996) She states that we are living in a time of increased in-formalisation. Informal language used to be reserved for close personal relationships but this isn’t the simplicity anymore. Norman Fairclough agrees and calls it conversationalised language. David Crystal (2001) In his book on language and the internet Crystal refers to dialogic e-messaging which refers to immediate communication rather than traditional letters. This has changed...

    Dialect, English language, English spelling reform 1854  Words | 6  Pages

  • linguistic history on punjabi family

    project is based on my mom’s history and how that reflects me. While my mom was growing up, she didn’t loose any language but only gained a language. She gained a language because of her movement, which reflected on me a lot. Most of my mom’s history while growing up did affect me and changed my life too. Her background information spoke the difficulty she had between different languages, which affected me in many ways. These following paragraphs are about my mom’s history and how it flows to reflect...

    Language, Languages of India, Linguistics 664  Words | 2  Pages

  • Language Learning vs Language Acquisition

    Language Learning vs Language Acquisition ● What is language learning and language acquisition? Terminologies Language : is the human capacity for acquiring and using complex systems of communication Acquisition: the act of acquiring or gaining possession, something acquired, a person or thing of special merit added to a group Learning: Something we acquire or get through experience So, anu gid na sila bla? na Language acquisition is the process by which humans ...

    French language, Grammar, Language acquisition 961  Words | 7  Pages

  • Language and Identity

    Language and Identity Language and identity can be two sides of the same coin in my opinion. A language identifies a certain group or place just like a flag represents a country, but this is not always true. If we were to look at the English language for example, it is a universal language that most people in the world practice either as their first language or as their second or third. The people who do speak English as their first language have a certain identity related to the language;...

    English language, Ethiopia, First language 1586  Words | 4  Pages

  • speech and language

    Unit 14 Support children’s speech, language and Communication -T/600/9789 4 credits Outcome 1 Understand the importance of speech, language and communication for children’s overall development 1.1 explain each of the terms: e) speech f) language g) communication h) speech, language and communication needs 1.2 explain how speech, language and communication skills support each of the following areas in children’s development: a) learning b) emotional c) behaviour d) social 1...

    Communication, Development, Nonviolent Communication 375  Words | 3  Pages

  • Society and Language

    ELL204/05 Society and Language (A) Four Dimensions of Sociolinguistic by Holmes (2008) Believe it or not? since the earth start until now, people talk , people communicate for transfer their information or convey their feeling to other . Languages play an important role in this process of transfer. Every day we speak, but sometime we will say the same thing in different way .What makes us use the different way to speak? In fact, these are some factor that will cause us to change...

    Extinct language, Indonesia, Indonesian language 1406  Words | 5  Pages

  • Sign Language: True Language for the Deaf

    Research Essay Sign Language: True Language for the Deaf Student’s Name : Laluna Christy Sidabutar Student ID # : 110165 Teacher : Mr. William Powell Due Date : 01 November 2012 Word Count :583 Many people must have heard of sign languages, but only a few of them who truly understand the purpose, meaning, and usage of the language. In this essay, various details about sign language will be unraveled. Let’s start off with sign language as a natural language that uses different means...

    American Sign Language, British Sign Language, Communication 813  Words | 4  Pages

  • Language Variation

    Domains of Language Use: A Fundamental Concept for Framing Language Policy in South Africa ` - Chris Jeffery and Rajend Mesthrie On behalf of the English National Language Body of the Pan South African Language Board A valuable achievement of sociolinguistic theory has been to make explicit fundamental facts about language that everyone knows intuitively yet easily overlooks. Two such pertinent facts are: 1. Language is invariably, indeed necessarily, embedded in and given meaning by the situations...

    English language, German language, Language 2329  Words | 7  Pages

  • First Language vs Second Language

    1. Differences between First Language and Second Language | First Language | Second Language | Definition | any language other than English that a child was exposed to during early development and continues to be exposed to in the home or community | any language learned after the first language or mother tongue | Basis for learning | universal grammar alone | knowledge of the first language also serves as a basis for learning the second language | Learning Process | children spend...

    French language, Language, Language acquisition 1109  Words | 4  Pages

  • Texting Language

    The New Texting Language: Bilingual or Lazy? The use of cell phones has taken over this generation’s communication with each other. According to Timothy Barranco, he says that in “Today’s society the youth are becoming bilingual without even realizing it.” (Barranco Pg.27) The author analyzes whether the texting language can be considered a second language, or is the new language just another way for Americans to diminish the English language. In the article “A Way with Words, or Away with Words:...

    English language, SMS 1327  Words | 4  Pages

  • vernacular languages

    has influenced the development of all major European languages (Ristikivi, 2005). Most people are familiar with statement, but how did this ancient language not get lost throughout the years? There are a few reasons why the Latin language is ingrained in our languages until today. During the 14th century the use of vernacular language spread throughout most of Europe. Before this time, the common language was Latin and was only taught to people of a certain...

    Dialect, Europe, French language 779  Words | 3  Pages

  • language and thought

    LANGUAGE AND THOUGHT Have you ever tried to catch yourself thinking? You can try to think while remaining conscious of your thinking process. Try and see if you are always thinking using language and, if yes, try to see if your language in the thinking process is very clear, grammatical or unclear and messy. Suppose we believe we can't think clearly without using language, what about those deaf and mute people? If they do not have a language, do they think without language or they do not think...

    Basic Color Terms: Their Universality and Evolution, Benjamin Lee Whorf, Cognition 1804  Words | 5  Pages

  • Linguistics and Language

    a) the investigation of special language means which secure the desirable effect of the utterance(stylistics devices and expressive means) b) certain types of texts (discourse) which due to the choice and arrangement of language means are distinguished by the pragmatic aspect of the communication. (functional styles) Functional styles discusses such general linguistic issues as oral and written varieties of language, the notion of the literary (standard) language, the constituents of texts larger...

    Communication, Language, Linguistics 1995  Words | 5  Pages

  • Definition of Language

    Definition of Language Language Any means of conveying or communicating ideas; specifically, human speech; the expression of ideas by the voice; sounds, expressive of thought, articulated by the organs of the throat and mouth. The expression of ideas by writing, or any other instrumentality. The forms of speech, or the methods of expressing ideas, peculiar to a particular nation. The characteristic mode of arranging words, peculiar to an individual speaker or writer; manner of expression;...

    Dialect, George Bernard Shaw, Henry David Thoreau 895  Words | 5  Pages

  • Language Disorders

    or she has a language disorder. Speech and language disorders refer to problems in communication and related areas such as oral motor function. These delays and disorders range from simple sound substitutions to the inability to understand or use language or use the oral-motor mechanism for functional speech. Some causes of speech and language disorders include hearing loss, neurological disorders, brain injury, mental retardation. Frequently, though the cause is unknown. Language disorders can...

    Aphasia, Communication disorders, Dyslexia 1008  Words | 3  Pages

  • Psychology and Language

    Please Use as Tutorial only please!!! Language Paper Name PSY 360 Date Teacher Language Paper Language is a form of communication that allows humans to express emotion, opinions, thoughts, and beliefs. Language is communicated through sounds, gestures, and symbols. It is a developed system for communicating in a society. Languages will vary from one culture to the next and will take on different forms. Languages do not have to be spoken but can be expressed through hand gestures and written...

    Cognition, Cognitive psychology, Language 1104  Words | 4  Pages

  • Language Problem

    know Russian language well, they would not succeed and couldn’t get good paid jobs; they belonged to uneducated and to a lower social class. Since that time, most families sent their children to Russian schools and tried to speak primarily Russian at home. Nowadays, those children have grown up, most don’t speak Kazakh while some don’t even know the language at all. According to last census data in 2009 only 45% can free write and read in the Kazakh language, understand spoken language 64%, and 82%...

    Central Asia, Kazakhstan, Russia 831  Words | 3  Pages

  • Foreign Languages

    Learning a foreign language isn't an easy thing. Nowadays it's especially important to know foreign languages. Some people learn languages because they need them for their work, others travel abroad, for the third studying foreign languages is a hobby. Everyone, who knows foreign languages can speak to people from other countries, read foreign authors in the original, which makes your outlook wider. I study English. It's a long and slow process that takes a lot of time and efforts. Over 300 million...

    German language, Language education, Official language 1272  Words | 4  Pages

  • How Language Plays an Important Role in the Development of Children

    In the article, ‘Language Development and Education’ by Paula Menyuk, it focuses on the role and effects of language development, the article claims that language development changes due to maturation and language education. It is a theoretical study which explores the work of other scientists and philosophers. It also clarifies the implications some children with special needs have to experience both, orally and written. Menyuk has written about the debate between Chomsky and Piaget in regards to...

    Developmental psychology, Jean Piaget, Language 1409  Words | 4  Pages

  • Endangered Language

    Introduction According to linguists, every 14 days a language dies and it is estimated that half of the world’s languages have died out in the past 500 years. By 2011, more than 3000 languages spoken on earth may disappear. Language crisis similar to this occurred in around 8000B.C., as Daniel Nettle and Suzanne Romaine, authors of ‘Vanishing Voices’ once said, “the last time human language faced such a crisis of collapse was when we invented farming, around 8000 B.C., during the switch-over from...

    Endangered language, Ethnologue, Extinct language 1029  Words | 4  Pages

  • Vernacular Language

    Vernacular Language Vernacular language is the native language of a specific population during the Middle Ages. Latin and French were the most commonly used for literature. The general population did not have the ability to read or write. Mainly, the only people who learned how to read and write were the wealthy and upper class citizens. Eventually the general population learned to read and write using their own language or in other words vernacular. Origins Most of the vernacular languages branched...

    Dialect, English language, French language 792  Words | 3  Pages

  • Pidgin Language

    Should Pidgin Language be implemented into the educational system? When children are born into their culture they learn the native language (Pidgin) because that’s a way they can communicate with their parents and other people in their community. I believe if the education system accommodates people to utilize their languages in school it would help increase students learning abilities, higher test scores and less drop-outs rates. I believe that Pidgin language is real and it has been around...

    Creole language, Decreolization, Education 1423  Words | 4  Pages

  • culture and language

    Can language be used as a political instrument? Language is a system of signs and meanings that usually shared by a community of people. There is no doubt that language is very important and necessary in the society. Language offers people the means for interaction and to depict ‘people, places and things’. (Butt and David, 1986) Edward Sapir (1884–1939),an American linguist and anthropologist, was the first one who proposed the idea that the power of language can influence culture...

    Communism, Language, Linguistic relativity 1622  Words | 3  Pages

  • Language Lab

    A room designed for learning foreign languages and equipped with tape recorders, videocassette recorders, or computers connected to monitoring devices enabling the instructor to listen and speak to the students individually or as a group is called a language laboratory. It is an audio or audio-visual installation used as an aid in modern language teaching. They can be found, amongst other places, in schools, universities and academics. The language laboratory is very useful for assessing students'...

    Communication, Foreign language, Language acquisition 1043  Words | 4  Pages

  • Universal Languages

     Universal Languages MGT/448 Universal Languages Innovative technology has changed the way people learn and access education particularly with higher learning and languages. Universal Languages has determined people can master a foreign language with the use of online tools based on the drastic growth of online educational tools, mobile applications and interactive software that has provided society a new way to learn foreign languages and breaks away from the traditional text book learning...

    Education, Foreign language, Language education 584  Words | 4  Pages

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