• Language Is the Mirror of Society
    Preamble: Sociolinguistics is the mirror of society. It is not presupposed. We have to mention some important feature and information to justify the comment. To prove this we should clarify some initial terms before discussing further. Sociolinguistics: Sociolinguistics is the study of the effec...
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  • Text Messaging Is Destroying Our Language
    In response to Eric Uthus’ “Text messages destroying out language”. I found this piece very convincing but I personally do not agree with Uthus. Uthus believes people have a “weaker understanding of correct grammar” and use “little or no punctuation”, which he believes could lead to...
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  • Britih Exams of English as a Foreign Language and Opportunities They Offer
    ФЕДЕРАЛЬНОЕ АГЕНТСТВО ПО ОБРАЗОВАНИЮ ГОУ ВПО «УДМУРТСКИЙ ГОСУДАРСТВЕННЫЙ УНИВЕРСИТЕТ» ИНСТИТУТ ИНОСТРАННЫХ ЯЗЫКОВ И ЛИТЕРАТУРЫ Кафедра перевода и стилистики...
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  • Common Errors in English Language Learning and Use - the Philippine Context
    For half a decade, I have spent significant time working with and studying English as Second Language (ESL) learners in several contexts – online, corporate, and academic. In the course of interfacing with these different types of students, several interesting features arise in the study of the le...
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  • Language A1 World Literature—Assessment
    Language A1 World  Literature—Assessment   Introduction   To complete the assessment requirements of the language Al course, all candidates must submit written assignments based on the world literature works they have studied. These are referred to as "world literature assignments".   Wo...
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  • Literary Essays
    Literary Analysis Essays – Theme: Sociolinguistics/American Multicultural literature EN C VB/S3 What is a literary analysis essay? In the literary analysis essay, you are exploring the meaning and construction of a piece of literature. It is similar to reviewing, but in a review you are disc...
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  • For and Against Essays
    “FOR AND AGAINST” ESSAYS One type of argumentative essay is that which gives advantages and disadvantages (for and against). It is a formal piece of writing in which a topic is considered from opposing points of view. A good essay of this type should consist of: an introductory parag...
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  • Understanding Things Fall Apart : Selected Essays and Criticism
    The Novel Now To Amy Burns; and to Helen and Gerard, the world’s best in-laws. The Novel Now Contemporary British Fiction Richard Bradford © 2007 by Richard Bradford BLACKWELL PUBLISHING 350 Main Street, Malden, MA 02148-5020, USA 9600 Garsington Road, Oxford OX4 2DQ, UK 550 Swansto...
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  • Language Evolution
    Language Evolution Pratik Parikh Centennial college Evolution refers to change. Everyone wants evolution from technology to lifestyle. Why not in language? "As new technology becomes part of everyday life, it only makes sense that the language change as well". (Carter, 1999). T...
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  • Difficulties in Writing Academics Essays in English
    When studying in a university teaching all in English, we need to write a lot of academic essays and articles in English. So there are many difficulties in writing academic essays in English. Firstly, the most difficult part of writing an essay is the start. It is very hard to come up with a good...
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  • The Linguistic Features of English and Indonesian Essays Made by Efl Undergraduate Students
    THE LINGUISTIC FEATURES OF ENGLISH AND INDONESIAN ESSAYS MADE BY EFL UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS Teguh Budiharso Abstract: Linguistic features of English and Indonesian essays made by EFL (English as Foreign Language) undergraduate students were analyzed by using content analysis. The objective was...
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  • The Effect of a Change in Language of Instruction on the Returns to Schooling in Morocco
    Five Article Summaries The Effect of a Change in Language of Instruction on the Returns to Schooling in Morocco Joshua D. Angrist and Victor Lavy Journal of Labor Economics , Vol. 15, No. 1, Part 2: Essays in Honor of Yoram Ben-Porath (Jan., 1997), pp. S48-S76 According to this journal, in...
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  • The Power of Language
    The Power of Language Language plays an important role in communication by bringing people together and enriching their relationships. Language can also alienate those who do not speak it properly, or at all, from those who do. The essays, Mother Tongue, by Amy Tan, best known for her book, The Jo...
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  • Role of Studying English Literature in Language Acquisition
    PCM105 REMEDIAL ENGLISH ROLE OF STUDYING ENGLISH LITERATURE IN LANGUAGE ACQUISITION TABLE OF CONTENTS PARTICIPANTS 2 TABLE OF CONTENTS 3 ACKNOWLEDGEMENT 6 ABSTRACT 7 What is Literature? 8 Elements of Literature 9 Drama 10 Novels 11 Short Stories 11 Biographies and Auto...
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  • How Children Learn Language
    HOW CHILDREN LEARN LANGUAGE By : Ahmadrawi The writer can be contacted at: scholars.assist@gmail.com 1. OVERVIEW The exact way in which millions of developing children get to the point where they can produce and understand millions of words and make sentences out of it is the subject o...
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  • Language Acquisition
    SUBJECT ASSIGNMENT: SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION My Reflection of Krashen and Swain`s theories, looking for a way to relate them. Since 1960, the way in which learners acquired the Second Language has been a topic of interest of some linguistics, teachers and researchers, due to its importance...
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  • Php Language Tutorial
    AJAX and PHP Building Responsive Web Applications Enhance the user experience of your PHP website using AJAX with this practical tutorial featuring detailed case studies Cristian Darie Bogdan Brinzarea Filip Cherecheş-Toşa Mihai Bucica BIRMINGHAM - MUMBAI AJAX and PHP Building Resp...
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  • Sample Essays
    EXAMPLE ESSAYS FOR WEEK 8 ITB 305 My firm is an architecture firm. An architecture firm is a company which specializes in providing architectural services to clients. Such firms typically hire architects along with support staff who help the architects do their jobs, and they may be part of a lar...
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  • The Linguist a Personal Guide to Language Learning
    01. Introduction. Zhuangzi's Crooked Tree Huizi said to Zhuangzi, "This old tree is so crooked and rough that it is useless for lumber. In the same way, your teachings have no practical use." Zhuangzi replied, "This tree may be useless as lumber, but you could rest in the gentle shade of its b...
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  • Apprentice Scholars Are Often Advised to Avoid the Use of Personal Pronouns and Emotional Language in Their Academic Writing, Do You Agree with Such Advice?
    Apprentice scholars are often advised to avoid the use of personal pronouns and emotional language in their academic writing, do you agree with such advice? Academic writing is arguably the most important language skill at university because students’ grades are largely determined by their perf...
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