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English is currently the most wide spread language in the world, it is second only to Mandarin Chinese in terms of the amount of people which speak it, but second to none in terms of the number of people learning it. It is currently the primary languag...
It has been almost two centuries that English education was introduced in India and since then it has been playing an important role in our national life, not to mention our educational system. Most people believe that the then British rulers needed some cheap native clerks who could...
How do you learn how to speak English very fast? Is it possible to accelerate your English speaking ability? Is it possible to make massive improvements in only 2-3 months? The answer is yes. But of course, to make massive improvements requires massive intensity and effort. So, how can you do it? Ho...
Written and Spoken English Language
The English language consists both of written and spoken features. Until recently, items and structures most typically found in spoken language have not been fully described. Most grammars of English have had a bias towards the written language.
They are man...
The Importance of an Official Language in American Society.
The United States of America has commonly been referred to as a great melting pot because we are a country comprised of many different cultures and ethnic backgrounds. The original idea of our melting pot was that one nation would be made...
The Importance of English in the World of International Business
‘English is now a global language that belongs to all those who speak it.’
(Nigel Newton, publisher)
It is the technology that allows people to travel further and faster than ever before. It is the Internet that lin...
English can be used as a language in any part of the world. This is because at least a few people in each locality would know the language.
Though these people might not have the same accent as others, the language at least will be understandable. There are various reasons for the importance of Eng...
I have found that how English Language textbooks position learners is a very interesting but rather complex question. The difficulty is how do English language teaching tools place the learners who use them outside of England? English language is taught in various contexts and for many as a second...
CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL EXAMINATIONS
General Certificate of Education Advanced Subsidiary Level
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 8693/2
LANGUAGE & LITERATURE IN ENGLISH 8695/2
PAPER 2 Composition
MAY/JUNE SESSION 2002
TIME 2 hours
INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES
racie Allen of the comedy team of Burns and Allen was once asked how one should speak French. She replied, "Well, you speak it the same way you speak English; you just use different words." When trying to assist in instructing English language learners, they usually have many concepts and language a...
Literature Review: English Language Teaching Strategies for Learning-Disabled Secondary School Students
Date : 26 November 2004
One of the aims of the Singapore Ministry of Education is to ensure that all school-going children receive a minimum ten years of general...
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...
Acronyms, Idioms and Slang: the Evolution of the English Language.
Although the English language is only 1500 years old, it has evolved at
an incredible rate: so much so, that, at first glance, the average person in
America today would find most Shakespearean literature confusing without the aid...
Standardization of the English Language
There are several important events before 1500 that when listed together show a
series of steps in the struggle for English language supremacy. These steps are
mainly governmental, legal and official events that pushed English usage. In
1356 The Sheriff's Cou...
SOCIO-CULTURAL FACTORS AFFECTING THE QUALITY OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNING AMONG SELECTED FIRST YEAR COLLEGE OF EDUCATION STUDENTS AT ANGELES UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION
B.S.E English III
January 4, 2011
My focus is upon a piece by Niccolo Machiavelli, an Italian prince from the renaissance period who writes "The Morals of a Prince", and in an opposite vein, an essay by George Orwell, an English author and enemy of totalitarianism whose essay is "Politics and the English Language". Within these ess...
THE ROLE OF GENDER IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING AND LEARNING IN NIGERIA CASE STUDY OF KANO STATE
BY HAUWA MAGAJIYA BALA (MRS)
DISSERTATION SUBMITTED IN PARTIAL FULFILMENT OF THE MASTERS DEGREE [MA] IN TEACHING ENGLISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE [TEFL]
SUBMITTED TO LONDON METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY...
english language acquisition in the lao community of
wellington: recommendations for refugee groups
• Hilary Smith
International Pacific College
In the late 1970s the exodus of refugees from the three Indochinese countries of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos rec...
Spoonley page 1
15 September 2005
Analysis of the English language
Aria in itself means a solo performance with accompaniment. In "Aria" Rodriguez gives the readers an insight into his successful attempt to transfer from the Spanish langua...