• Language Games in Winderland
    Language Games in Wonderland Language is a tool that is used every minute of everyday by humans. Without the set, universal rules and regulations provided by language, communication between human beings would be extremely difficult. With language comes the necessity for concepts such as logic,
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  • Language Games
    ------------------------------------------------- I think sometimes it's easy to slide in to the pitfall of either treating kids like adults or treating them as a solitary unit. Children are neither of these two options and that is something I love most about them! Some might have really short at
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  • Importance of English
    At present, humanity uses 6,809 living languages and about 100 living scripts to facilitate its social interactions . However, there is an urgent need for the adoption of a common link language in a world in which all its people are quickly becoming interdependent despite the many differences of the
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  • Interactive Language Learning Principles
    PRINCIPLES OF INTERACTIVE LANGUAGE TEACHING WILGA M. RIVERS HARVARD UNIVERSITY As fashions in language teaching come and go, the teacher in the classroom needs reassurance that there is some bedrock beneath the shifting sands. Once solidly founded on the bedrock, like the sea anemone the teacher
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  • The Effects of Texting on Literacy: Is It Corrupting Language?
    THE EFFECTS OF TEXTING ON LITERACY: Is it corrupting language? 1.0 INTRODUCTION What’s SMS? SMS first appeared in GSM in about 1991. SMS later appeared in CDMA and TDMA networks. Mobile Origination (MO) - a key feature of SMS, allowing the user to originate SMS messages from the handset
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  • English Language Learning and Teaching
    English Language Education in Rural Schools of India: The Situation, the Policy and the Curriculum   Abstract This paper attempts to bring in the issues related to English language education situation in rural schools in India, the state policy on language education, quality questions in secon
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  • Introducing Second Language Acquisition
    This page intentionally left blank Introducing Second Language Acquisition Written for students encountering the topic for the first time, this is a clear and practical introduction to Second Language Acquisition (SLA). It explains in nontechnical language how a second language is acquired; wh
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  • Language Learning
    1. The power of language | Magzines | DAWN.COM “I  am always sorry when any language is lost, because languages are the pedigree of nations.” — Samuel Johnson It was the 4th annual “Zia Mohyeddin’s Ezaaz baraaey  She’r o Nasr Khwaani” competition for reciting Urdu prose and poet
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  • Difficulties in Learning the English Language
    Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila College of Engineering and Technology Difficulties in Learning the English Language: An Inquiry A Research Paper presented to Prof. Iryl Nungay, MALL Professor, College of Liberal Arts Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila In Partial Fulfillment of the Requ
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  • Language Use
    LANGUAGE USE IN THAILAND: A COMPARATIVE STUDY TO THE CASE OF BHUTAN Namgay Thinley March 2002 CONTENTS ABSTRACT iii ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS iv ____________________________________________________________ ________ 1. INTRODUCTION 1 Statement of the problem Purpose of the study 2. REVIEW OF THE LIT
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  • The Emergence of English as a Global Language
    Emergence of English as a world language The need for a global link language Prof. Anil Sarwal[1] The primary means of communication among the peoples of the world is language.  According to a well known linguist, Frank Palmer[1], the difference between human beings and animals is poorly describ
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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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  • Communicative Competence in English Language
    English in India Officially English has a status of assistant language, but in fact it is the most important language of India. After Hindi it is the most commonly spoken language in India and probably the most read and written language in India. Indians who know English will always try to show t
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  • English as a Universal Language
    ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS I would like to express my deepest and sincerest gratitude to my advisor, Dr. Ling-zu Yang, for her support, guidance, and expert advice which enabled this thesis to be a worthwhile challenge and accomplishment. Her patience, encouragement, and understanding help me solve all th
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  • 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 communitie
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  • Science and Technology in Hindi
    Science writing in Hindi appears to have began in 1818 (Patariya, 2000) with the publication of a magazine named “Hindi Digdarshan,” copies of which were circulated to many schools in West Bengal. ‘Digdarshan' regularly incorporated materials on science, a trend that was not in vogue at that
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  • Television and Language Development in the Early Years: a Review of the Literature
    Television and language development in the early years: a review of the literature March 2004 Contents Preface Executive Summary 1 Introduction 2 Review findings 2.1 The relationship between television and language development in the early years 2.1.1 Children’s televisio
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  • The Argument for Learning a Second Language at an Early Age
    The Argument for Learning a Second Language at an Early Age Those who know nothing of foreign languages know nothing of their own. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Foreign language education is no longer a foreign concept to today’s professionals. As the world becomes more integrated, it is only a m
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  • Can Grammar Be Taught Through Games
    Can Grammar or Phonetics be taught through Games? What is Grammar? Before starting to talk about the place of games in the grammar description and whether it can contribute effectively to the mastery of a language, it is suitable here to start with a definition or two of grammar:
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  • The Importance of Reading to Children Is Significant in Child Development
    Reading begins the journey through one's language development stages, and language development begins with reading to our children.  You cannot really have one without the other, and reading to your child will help him begin the process of mastering words and language. Reading weaves these
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