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English Language

Language is a constant. It is a component that will be forever intertwined into the fabrication of our global society. This multi-sensory means of communication, consists of not only the verbal and writing, but also touch, smell, sound, body, and gestural elements. As human beings are social animals, people have the instinct to communicate with others, to share our feelings and thoughts, and as a result, language development in each individual becomes an instinct (Pinker, 1994). Since language is...

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English as a global language

 English as a Global Language English was first spoken in Medieval England, what we now know as England, by the Angles and the Saxons. At the end of the 16th century there was about 5-7 million people who talked English in England. English is now the language that is most widely used in the whole wide world. Except the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand, there are a lot of Caribbean nations who use English as a first language too. I will show how and...

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Importance of the English Language

Introduction: 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 work in their offices much like what Lord Macaulay called “a class of people, Indian in blood and color, but English in taste, in opinions, in morals and in intellect”. But I personally don’t hold this...

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Evaluation of “Politics and the English Language”

“Politics and the English Language,” explores the increasing misuse of the English language and its possible political causes. When I first saw the title “Politics,” I was afraid to read the article. The first word of the title is such a sensitive one in my mind, since it always seems to involve argument. I also fear my knowledge about the subject is too limited, even when I translate the word into Chinese. Despite my initial discomfort, I have tried my best to use proper English and not, as Orwell...

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Education and English Language Learners

AED/204 6/05/13 Educators are trying to find different and new ways to help English Language Learners succeed in their education. However they have come across many different legal and ethical conflicts that make it harder for educators to do their job in helping these learners succeed. Educators try to find ways that they can still help English Language Learners succeed without breaking the laws. As a teacher it is your job to make sure that all of the students...

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English from being a national language to a global language

English from a nation language to a global language During the course of a few centuries, English has developed from being a nation language spoken only by people in the British Isles to being an international language spoken by nearly 2 billion people. In this article I’m going to write about the factors that played a role in making English a global language. The English language is today known as one of the most powerful languages in the world. The fact that English today is one of the most...

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Stylistic lexicology of english language

SEMINAR III STYLISTIC LEXICOLOGY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE 1. Stylistic differentiation of the English Language. a) stylistic and style meaning of the word; b) types of stylistic meaning of the word: emotional evaluative expressive. Criteria for the stylistic differentiation of the English vocabulary. 2. Words which have lexico-stylistic paradigm. Words which have no lexico-stylistic paradigm. 3. Stylistic functions of literary words: poetic diction archaic words barbarisms bookish...

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English Language and Amy

speak proper English. This story describes how she uses rhetorical strategies to make her argument, while also criticizing cultural standards. The story states that the Amy Tan writes of the different Englishes she uses in her life and illustrates the innumerable ways that people express themselves, depending on who they are with, and their needs. The audience Tan is trying to reach are people that are ignorant of the fact that people like Amy’s mother who speak “broken” English most of the...

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Paperwork: United Kingdom and English Language

PAPERWORK ENGLISH SMART CAMP 2012 ABSTRACT : English in Camp is the gathering of targeted students who are confined to a designated place to participate in the activities planned. While doing so, students are instructed, encouraged and motivated to use the English language in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. The objectives of the program include inculcating the love of the English language in the participants. Furthermore the program is engineered to stimulate the students' interest in the...

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An Analysis on the Influence of Christianity on English Language

culture is a reminder that the history of English is a story of culture during the past 1,500 years. The English language people use today went through three stages. Namely, old English ,middle wnglish and modern English. if people look back to the history of English, it’s certain to say that many elements have helped to shape the language, but one element that so crucial that we should pay special attention to is the influence of Christianity. II.on English General Vocabulary In the west, Christianity...

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