Importance Of Linguistic Essays and Term Papers

  • importance and uses of contrastive linguistics

     TERM PAPER :CONTRASTIVE LINGUISTICS Introduction: Contrastive Linguistics, roughly defined as a subdiscipline of linguistics which is concerned with the comparison of two or more (subsystems of) languages, has long been associated primarily with language teaching. Apart from this applied aspect...

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  • Linguistics

    Metaphor is for most people a device of the poetic imagination and the rhetorical flourish—a matter of extraordinary rather than ordinary language. Moreover, metaphor is typieully viewed as characteristic of language alone, a matter of words rather than thought or action. For this reason, most people...

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  • Linguistic

    number of central terms. The terms to be discussed here are frequently used within the field of sociolinguistics to classify the diverse types of linguistic variation found in society and the factors that determine this variation. Variety Of all the terms described here, « variety » is the most versatile...

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  • Linguistics

    Linguistics, though one of the youngest behavioral sciences, has a background extending over several millennia. During this period scholars with various interests have concerned themselves with language. Some of the most readable treatises on language were produced by the Greeks and Romans, such as Plato’s...

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  • Linguistics

    The English Consonants Have you ever noticed how the 'c' in 'cat' and 'k' in kite' are pronounced the same way, but spelled differently? Or how the 'ch' in 'cheese' and the one in 'cache' is pronounced differently although they're spelled the same? That's because those letters represent different...

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  • Linguistics

    ’ This is the question we ask and attempt to answer at the level of semantics. Semantics is that level of linguistic analysis where meaning is analysed. It is the most abstract level of linguistic analysis, since we cannot see or observe meaning as we can observe and record sounds. Meaning is related...

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    so that the Chinese readers could perceive the same things, such as the humors and characteristics of characters. Here is another example of how linguistic determinism makes literature translation very difficult. The Brothers Karamazov written by Fyodor Dostoyevsky is one of the most famous novels literature...

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  • Linguistics

    21: root suffix whole word a. govern speak contemplate (v) (v) (v) - ment - er - ion  government  speaker  contemplation (n) (n) (n) b. fiction child color (n ) (n) (n) - al - ish - ful Fictional childish colorful (a) (a) (a) c. happy rare ...

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  • Linguistics

    CHAPTER 2 Exercise 5( page 47) English has a suffix –en whose uses is illustrated in the following lists: List A: red black mad soft hard sweet … List B: redden blacken madden soften harden sweeten … A. The part of speech of the words in list A belongs to adjective...

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  • Linguistics

    Mc Crone. J. (1990) The Ape That Spoke: Language and the Evolution of the Human Mind. London: Macmillan O’Grady. W et al (1996) Contemporary Linguistics: An Introduction. 3rd ed. London: Addison Wesley Longman Limited Trask. R. L. (1999) Language: The Basics. 2nd ed. Abingdon: Routledge Yule. G...

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  • Linguistics

    communicate with each other over a long period of time without having a shared language b. people who need to have a secret language c. children whose linguistic input consists of a pidgin spoken in their community # 13. The fact that children are apparently capable of producing a creole language which has...

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  • Linguistics

    PAPER 6 (DESCRIPTIVE LINGUISTICS) Discuss synchronic and diachronic approaches to language. In opposition to the totally historical view of language of the previous hundred years, Ferdinand de Saussure emphasized the importance of seeing from two distinct and largely exclusive points of view, which...

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  • Linguistics

    A- Concise oxford dictionary: Linguistics is the science of language(s) especially as regards nature and structure. Webster’s third new international dictionary of the English language: Linguistics is the study of human speech in its various aspects (as the units, nature, structure and modification...

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  • Linguistics

    Anthropology 101: Linguistic anthropology Reading: Chapter 9 Communication and language Communication is a transfer of information between individuals * animals have a closed system; sound, movement, and scent represent fixed concepts (“food”, “mate” or “danger”) Language = a system of symbols...

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  • Linguistics

    meaningful way in a language, it is referred to as a bound morpheme. Examples (English) • Disestablish • Establishment • Establishments In linguistics, a stem is a part of a word. The term is used with slightly different meanings. In one usage, a stem is a form to which affixes can be attached...

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    A few months ago I was nominated for Governor of the great State of New York, to run against Stewart L. Woodford and John T. Hoffman, on an independent ticket. I somehow felt that I had one prominent advantage over these gentlemen, and that was, good character. It was easy to see by the newspapers, that...

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  • Linguistics

    in very few languages, notably the Khoisan languages of southern Africa and some nearby tongues such as Zulu. They are more often found in extra-linguistic contexts, such as the "tsk tsk" sound many Westerners use to express regret or pity (a dental click), or the clucking noise used by many equestrians to...

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  • Linguistics

    to /mæl/, preferred by those born before 1953 as reported by Wells 2008). Proceedings of ISCA Tutorial and Research Workshop on Experimental Linguistics 2008, 25-27 August 2008, Athens, Greece. 2 Jose A. Mompean Phonological free variation has often been considered as a marginal phenomenon...

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  • Linguistic

    syntactic, semantic, or phonological category that consists of one or more linguistic elements (as words, morphemes, or features) and that can occur as a component of a larger construction X-bar theory is a component of linguistic theory which attempts to identify syntactic features presumably common...

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  • Linguistics

    characteristics), the definition of the variable (and the envelope of variation), the definition of the variants (and justifications), the choice of the linguistic and social factors you will examine, and any methodological problems you had (but don’t dwell on these, just discuss them to the extent that...

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