• The Origin of the Urdu Language
    The Origin of the Urdu Language: The national language of the Pakistani people or our ‘qaumi zuban’ is interestingly, one that most of us learn as a second language. Unlike our first language, it is learnt primarily as a written phenomenon. In primary schools, the child encounters its alphabe...
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  • A Sports Team and Its Effects on a City
    A sports team is vital to a large city such as Montreal. A sports team may have positive or negative impacts on a city. The team that will be focused on is the Montreal Canadiens. Despite the poor seasons that the team has recently endured, the Montreal Canadiens are still one of the mos...
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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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  • 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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  • Professional Sports
    Professional Sports Online Information For the online version of BookRags' Professional Sports (Pop Culture) Research Topic Guide, including complete copyright information, please visit: http://www.bookrags.com/issues/professional−sports/ Copyright Information ©2000−2005 BookRags, Inc. ALL...
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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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  • Urdu
    The term 'Urdu' and its origin The term Urdu derives from a Turkish word ordu meaning camp or army. The Urdu language developed between the Muslim soldiers of the Mughals armies who belonged to various ethnicities like Turks, Arabs, Persians, Pathans, Balochis, Rajputs, Jats and Afghans. These sold...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Situation of English Language Teaching
    English Language Teaching Situation in Pakistan Analysis) “…a single shelf of a good European library was worth the whole native literature of India and Arabia” (Attitude & Motivation Macaulay 1935 Ms. Mehwish Haider 1 English Language Teaching Situation in Pakistan T...
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  • Discrimination Based on Religion, Caste , Sex, Language
      Introduction: The Maintenance of Internal Security Act,1971 The Maintenance of Internal Security Act promulgated in 1971 also provides for preventive detention. During the 1975-77 Emergency, the act was amended to allow the government to arrest individuals without specifying charges. The g...
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  • urdu asa basis of national unity
    Every nation needs some marks of identity. Language is also amark of identification of any nation. Pakistan is a federation of four provinces and its national language is URDU. URDU- THE NATIONAL LANGUAGE OF PAKISTAN Urdu is our national language. It has played an importyant role in...
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  • PRODUCTIVE VOCABULARY KNOWLEDGE AND EVALUATION OF ESL WRITING IN CORPUS-BASED LANGUAGE LEARNING
    PRODUCTIVE VOCABULARY KNOWLEDGE AND EVALUATION OF ESL WRITING IN CORPUS-BASED LANGUAGE LEARNING Daehyeon Nam Submitted to the faculty of the University Graduate School in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree Doctor of Philosophy in the Department Literacy,...
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  • Urdu Hindi Controversy
    Language has been known as a symbol of identity since a long time. It is considered as a gelling force to keep the communities united. Urdu was the official language of the sub-continent and was spoken and used by both, Hindus and Muslims. All groups had contributed towards the development...
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  • The Importance of Teaching Culture in the Foreign Language Classroom
    The Importance Of Teaching Culture In The Foreign Language Classroom Radical Pedagogy (2001) ISSN: 1524-6345 The Importance Of Teaching Culture In The Foreign Language Classroom Language And Culture: What IS Culture And Why Should IT BE Taught? In this section, we will briefly examine the rela...
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  • My Feelings on English Language
    My feelings about the English language, including both grammar and literature, have changed several times throughout my life. These changes took place as I was influenced by my family and by the different teachers that I have had throughout my academic career. As a young boy, I knew very little ab...
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  • Ebonics: the Language of African Slaves and Their Descendants
    Dr. Williams and a group of Black scholars first coined the terms Ebonics in 1973 when referring to the language spoken by African slaves and their descendants. Ebonics, which is derived from the word ebony, which means black, and phonetics, which means sound, was adopted as the new term for Black E...
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  • Language of Leadership
    – The Language of Leadership Discussion, Examples, and Exercises The material below is from Leadership Communication. The information is being used by Deborah Barrett in Session 1 at IE to support PowerPoint slides and to provide examples and exercises for class discussion. Using the Pyrami...
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