• A Meta-Analysis of Studies of Contrastive Rhetoric in Iran
    studies have focused on a) linguistic and rhetorical patterns as reflected in L1 and L2 writings of learners, b) discovering writing behaviors, c) meta-discourse in applied linguistics, d) the impact of EFL learners rhetorical organizations in English text comprehension and that they have found that there is...
    Premium 9909 Words 31 Pages
  • Language of Law
    ACTA UNIVERSITATIS PALACKIANAE OLOMUCENSIS FACULTAS IURIDICA 1 – 1999 THE LANGUAGE OF THE LAW Characteristics of the courtroom discourse Eva Přidalová Introduction In all societies, law is formulated, interpreted and enforced: there are codes, courts and constables. The greater part of these different...
    Premium 2880 Words 8 Pages
  • Discourse Organization on Asian Fashion Blogs
    Chapter 1 Discourse Organization of Asian Fashion Blogs Introduction Background of the study Blogging has emerged as one of the most popular forms of online discourse. The ease and lack of expense in setting blogs has raised intriguing possibilities for language learning in social media. The unique...
    Premium 3482 Words 10 Pages
  • A Schema-Theoretic View
    A SCHEMA-THEORETIC VIEW INTRODUCTION English Language has been widely spoken and used all over the world. With the world becoming smaller due to globalisation, English Language has become the second language in Malaysia, used in everyday conversation among family, friends and colleagues. Therefore...
    Premium 3989 Words 11 Pages
  • One Life
    produced a constant flow of books over the next ten years with at least twelve major philosophical essays. Kierkegaard's early philosophical works were written under pseudonyms. He wished to avoid giving the impression that the views expressed in the books constituted any definitive religious position, or...
    Premium 1418 Words 4 Pages
  • The Retentive Memory
    Published in Studies in English Language and Literature, (1999) vol.1: 233-249. Michael McCarthy University of Nottingham Great Britain 1 Introduction The quest for a basic or ‘core’ vocabulary of English is not a new one. Ogden’s (1930) attempt to formulate an 850-word lexicon that would have...
    Premium 6042 Words 18 Pages
  • Quanitative Sampling
    comparative case studies from the four selected cases of schools to give a more in-depth understanding and description of teachers and learners interactive classroom relations. However, given the inadequacy of these sampling procedures in understanding of the multilayered, superfluous, relations of teachers...
    Premium 2688 Words 8 Pages
  • Ordering Events in Interactive Fiction Narratives
    Ordering Events in Interactive Fiction Narratives Nick Montfort Program in Writing and Humanistic Studies Massachusetts Institute of Technology 77 Massachusetts Avenue, 14N-233 Cambridge, MA 02139 nickm@nickm.com Abstract An interactive fiction system has been developed with a rich representation...
    Premium 6984 Words 21 Pages
  • Roulette
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 General introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....
    Premium 20448 Words 78 Pages
  • Qulaitative Methods
    INTRODUCTION In the last two decade there has been a lot of researcher done in the fields of psychology, sociology and cultural studies. And with these studies come lot of empirical research is necessary. Keightley et al (2012) in order for reflection and evaluation to our in these studies a lot of...
    Premium 2642 Words 8 Pages
  • The Spoken Word Tesol
    terms of conversational genres? 2. Analyse the authentic text for generic structure and language features 3. Explain how knowledge of authentic discourse has informed the creation of the pedagogic text. 4. Explain the modifications that have been made to adapt the text to the language level. 5. Focusing...
    Premium 6203 Words 21 Pages
  • Multi Modal Discourse Analysis
    Course: BaMMC 2nd Semester Exam title: Multimodal Discourse Analysis May 25, 2011 Character (excluding spaces): 22682 Page 1 of 14 OBLIGATORISK FORSIDE Prescribed front page 12-TIMERS PRØVER U. MUNDTLIGT FORSVAR 12-hour take-home papers without oral defence INSTITUT FOR ERHVERVSKOMMUNIKATION...
    Premium 5026 Words 16 Pages
  • Creativity in Literacy Practices
    Creativity in Literacy Practices: A TEXTUAL AND CONTEXTUAL APPROACH by Agatha Xaris Villa INTRODUCTION AT PRESENT, THERE ARE A NUMBER OF APPROACHES TO THE STUDY OF LINGUISTIC CREATIVITY. THEY DIFFER IN THE WAY THE WAY THAT THEY CONCEPTUALIZE WHAT COUNTS AS CREATIVENESS OR ‘LITERARINESS’ IN...
    Premium 2408 Words 8 Pages
  • modal verbs
    disciplines, is carried out. The corpus selected for this research consists of 48 Business Management research articles. Special emphasis is laid on the introduction and discussion sections of RAs, where stance devices are most frequently located to pursue convergence with the readership. This kind of intercultural...
    Premium 9051 Words 58 Pages
  • Communication Quality in Business Negotiations
    Communication Quality · Pragmatics · Coherence 1 Introduction A business negotiation is conducted between agents aiming to reach an agreement based on demand and supply. The agents interact by means of communication, e.g. face-to-face, via telephone, or in written form. All participants possess different implicit...
    Premium 7399 Words 25 Pages
  • People Manner in Communication
    two kinds of communication depends on the way it is delivered, namely verbal and non-verbal communication. Verbal communication refers to spoken and written language through words, however non-verbal communication deals with the body movement, unspoken and unwritten language. In communicating to others...
    Premium 3060 Words 10 Pages
  • Physho
    on this question has been largely confined to lower levels of processing, such as word recognition and word production, and has been dominated by interactive activation (McClelland & Rumelhart, 1981) and Connectionist models (McClelland & Rumelhart, 1986). (iii) What is the overall processing architecture...
    Premium 13467 Words 38 Pages
  • Ma English Syllabus
    2008) (i) Compulsory English (ii) Additional English F.Y.B.A. (English) (w.e.f. June 2008) (i) Compulsory English (ii) English General Paper- I : Introduction to Poetry and Minor Forms of Literature S.Y.B.A. (English) (w.e.f. June 2009) (i) Compulsory English (ii) English General Paper- II : Understanding...
    Premium 7270 Words 22 Pages
  • Listening
    listening as a skill: Besides the division of the skills as 'receptive' and 'productive', another subdivision focuses on 'one-way reception' and 'interactive reception' in this age of active learning. Reading and writing are one-way skills where learners don't get direct feedback. But in speaking and listening...
    Premium 3657 Words 12 Pages
  • The Ambot
    descriptions of particular text varieties in English, including spoken interpersonal varieties (conversation, university office hours, service encounters), written varieties (newspapers, academic prose, fiction), and emerging electronic varieties (e-mail, internet forums, text messages). Finally, Part 3 introduces...
    Premium 133525 Words 437 Pages