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  • Appositive Phrases - 1082 Words
    Phrases Miss Costantini English 1 and 3 Phrases – 2 Remember  A phrase is a group of words that acts as a unit  A phrase DOES NOT have a subject and a verb Phrases - 2  These are the four categories of phrases that we are studying:     Prepositional phrases Appositive phrases Verbal phrases Absolute phrases Phrases – 2 We have already looked at prepositional phrases. Now we are going to look at the second type of phrases - appositives Appositive...
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  • Noun Phrases - 856 Words
    Noun Phrases Making a comparison of Noun Phrases between the Chapter 6.2 from '' English Sentence Analysis: An Introductory Course'' by M. & K. Sauter and Chapter 7 from '' Analysing Sentences: An Introduction to English Syntax'' by Noel Burton - Roberts, I can highlight several similarities and differences of the Noun Phrases. In both chapters the authors look into more detail at the internal structure of the Noun Phrase and the elements that can be found within the Noun Phrase....
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  • Foreign Words and Phrases - 2143 Words
    Foreign Words and Phrases. Irina Vardanyan Foreign words and phrases shouldn't become a bête noire, but, ceteris paribus, English sentences should be in English… (Jack Lynch 2008) Throughout its history, English has been shaped and enriched by words and phrases of French, Scandinavian, Italian, Latin, Greek and German origin. When cultures come into contact with one other, borrowing takes place primarily in the realm of lexical terms (Anderson...
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  • Noun Phrase Premodification by Participles
    University of Banja Luka Banja Luka Faculty of Philology January 2013 English Language and Literature Seminar paper Topic: Noun phrase premodification by participles Student: Mentor: Jelena Galić Dejan...
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  • 5 Syntax Of The Phrase - 1780 Words
     4. SYNTAX OF THE PHRASE. (ПОНЯТИЕ СЛОВОСОЧЕТАНИЯ) Словосочетание как полино­минативная языковая единица. Соотношение словосочетания и слова, словосочетания и предложения. Синтаксис словосочетания как "малый синтаксис" в соотношении с синтаксисом предложения как "большим синтаксисом". Проблема определения словосочетания. Знаменательные, формативные и служеб­ные словосочетания. Свободные и устойчивые словосочетания.Эквипотентные и доминационные (под­чинительные) связи слов. Последовательная...
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  • Phrase and Delicious Food - 1368 Words
    WILDLIFE. B1 Unit 2 a. Match the definition to the right adjective. 1. Keen to learn about a lot of different things. _______________ 2. Attractive, usually small, and easy to like __________________ 3. Doing what a person, law or rule says you must do ________________ 4. Trained not to attack ________________________ 5. Quick to attack ____________________ 6. Violent and able to cause serious injury __________________ 7. Deliberately cruel and showing no emotion...
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  • Difference between Idiom, Phrase and Proverb
    What is difference among Proverb, Idiom and Phrase. IDIOM An "idiom" is a phrase that has a specific meaning, different than you would expect based on the individual words. Idiom is more subtle. It can be informal or merely non-literal, and either a phrase or a complete sentence. Here are two examples of idioms that are also phrases: * brick and mortar (a traditional business, in contrast to e-commerce) * town and gown (when a school or university is in close proximity with a...
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  • Finite Verb and Noun Phrase Sentence
    HSC ENGLISH QUESTION NO.-03 As stated earlier, Comprehension (Text) is the application of Grammatical Concept. So, to be well done with the question(s) of First Paper, we need to have a comprehensive knowledge over English grammar. It is more severe, especially for the Question No. -03 of course. Question No. – 03: Correct form of words. One needs to be done efficiently with the 3 things in order to get well with Question No. -03. 1. Syntax of English Sentence 2. Transformation 3....
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  • Preposition: Grammar and English Prepositional Phrases
    In grammar, a preposition is a part of speech that introduces a prepositional phrase or combines with a noun to form a phrase. For example, in the sentence "The cat sleeps on the sofa", the word "on" is a preposition, introducing the prepositional phrase "on the sofa". In English, the most used prepositions are "of", "to", "in", "for", "with" and "on". Simply put, a preposition indicates a relation between things mentioned in a sentence. Another simpler term, a preposition is a prior...
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  • Word Order in a Noun Phrase and English Anaphors
    WORD ORDER IN NP AND ENGLISH ANAPHORS Tereza Štifnerová The purpose of this essay is firstly to show the word order of a noun phrase (NP) and how the head noun of the NP can be post- and pre-modified, and secondly to focus on meaning of some examples of English anaphors and the distinctions between them and their Czech translations. The first part is going to aim on the internal structure of NPs. Complex nominal phrase consists of the pre-modifying elements, the head noun and the post-modifying...
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  • Jfk Literary Analysis - 371 Words
    JFK used many literary devices in his inaugural address, including parallelism, antithesis, metaphor, and alliterations. These devices added a sense of rhythm and tone to his address, while helping get his message across to the audience in an easier to understand way. I would say one of John F Kennedy’s favorite devices was antithesis. His famous phrase in this speech was “ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.” This is an example of antithesis, which is...
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  • English Phrasal Verbs Translation Into Russian and Finnish
    | Article Summary | AEPS Reading, Writing & Spoken Communication – Language Centre – University of Helsinki | | | 20.03.2013 | | The article represents a part of a research about English multi-word expressions and their translation equivalents in other languages. The research was important for different tasks such as language learning, translation, automatic multilingual lexicon etc. The article is a short review of English phrasal verbs and their translations to Russian...
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  • Ic Analysis - 1049 Words
    Introduction In linguistics, Immediate constituent analysis or IC Analysis is a method of analyzing a sentence. This was first explicitly introduced by American linguist Leonard Bloomfield in his book Language in 1933. What is IC Analysis? Sentence is the largest constituent. And this sentence formation (in other words, largest constituent formation) can be attributed to smaller constituents (which are phrases, words& morphemes), i.e., Morphemes combine to form words. Words combine to...
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  • Cause and Effect - 711 Words
    Cause and Effect Background Although it is possible for one cause to lead to one effect, academic subjects are rarely this simple. One cause can lead to more than one effect, for example heavy rain can cause landslides and flooding. Also, more than one cause can lead to one or more effects, for example, eating too much pizza and drinking too much coke for lunch can cause you to get fat and be late for class! Vocabulary and Grammar Cause-effect | Example Sentences | ...because of.........
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  • Typology of Phraseological Units in English
    Typology of phraseological units in English Difference in terminology (“set-phrases”, “idioms” and “word-equivalents” [1]) reflects certain differences in the main criteria used to distinguish types of phraseological units and free word-groups. The term “set phrase” implies that the basic criterion of differentiation is stability of the lexical components and grammatical structure of word-groups. There is a certain divergence of opinion as to the essential features of phraseological units as...
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  • Advantage Learning Idioms - 268 Words
    idioms definition Definition: Idioms are phrases in English that are used in a figurative manner. For example, the idiom 'make hay while the sun shines' is used figuratively to mean: It is important to continue working hard during a period of relative success. The phrase has nothing to do with actually making hay. Advantage learning idioms 1. A good way to attain the metaphorical concepts in the target language is to learn idiomatic expressions. Idioms are often metaphorical. (Kovecses...
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  • An Investigation into English and Vietnamese Idioms
    1 2 MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING UNIVERSITY OF DANANG ----------------- This thesis has been completed at the University of Danang ĐẶNG THỊ BÍCH HƯỜNG Supervisor: NGUYỄN THỊ QUỲNH HOA, Ph.D. AN INVESTIGATION INTO ENGLISH AND VIETNAMESE IDIOMS CONTAINING WORDS DENOTING WEATHER Examiner 1: Assoc. Prof. Dr. TRẦN VĂN PHƯỚC Examiner 2: NGŨ THIỆN HÙNG, Ph.D. Field: THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE Code: 60.22.15 This thesis will be defended at the Examination Council for the M.A. Time: 16/1/2011...
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  • Preparation for Writing an Essay - 269 Words
    Getting started on your essay Before you start writing an essay, you need to decide three things. What are you writing about? Who do you imagine will be reading your essay? What do you want to tell them? A popular kind of essay is to offer your reader an opinion or argument. You can write a successful essay by starting off with a plan. The key to doing a successful essay is to break the writing down into short, simple steps. Pre-writing for your essay Begin by brainstorming....
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  • Did shakespeark use archaic englsih
    Did Shakespeare Consciously Use Archaic English ? A question that no one can really guarantee is if Shakespeare had used archaic English consciously. In some cases It seems as if he may have used archaic English purposely. In other cases It seems that he used archaic English unconsciously. So the simples answer is yes and no. I feel some of the vocabulary he uses could have been what people said in the past which are not common words no more . But I don’t believe all the archaic words...
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  • Semantic and Functional Peculiarities of Preposition in Modern English
    INTRODUCTION English is one of the most important and most spoken languages in the world. It is the native language of more than 350 million people. Undoubtedly, the popularity of the language has termed English as the international language of business, education, science, technology, banking, computing, medicine, aviation, engineering, tourism, UN & NATO armed forces, Hollywood films and the best pop and rock music of the world. So, it is seemed to be the only language that truly links...
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  • Reflection Paper - 707 Words
    Reflection Paper Cover on Chapter 1 2 and 3 In year three, I have known some foundation related to technical writing through business communication subject. As technical writing grows into a more common discipline, complicated questions concerning ethical standards seem to present themselves more frequently. Much of what is written by a technical writer will need to appeal to individuals of varying situational backgrounds, and in this day of intense political correctness and moral...
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  • Cheating on Exams - 260 Words
    How to Use A Dictionary The University of Alabama Center for Academic Success 124 Osband 348-5175 A dictionary will give you the following information about a word: 1. How to spell the word and its special plural form 2. Whether or not the word is capitalized or abbreviated 3. How to break the word into syllables 4. How to pronounce the word 5. The part of speech of a word 6. Different meanings that the word has, as well as synonyms (same meaning) and antonyms...
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  • A Feast of Words: the Triumph of Edith Wharton
    Types of Phrases A phrase is a group of related words (within a sentence) without both subject and verb. For example, He is laughing at the joker. A phrase functions as a noun, verb, adverb, adjective or preposition in a sentence. The function of a phrase depends on its construction (words it contains). On the basis of their functions and constructions, phrases are divided into various types i.e. noun phrase, verb phrase, adverb phrase, adjective phrase, appositive phrase, infinite phrase,...
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  • First Quarter Exam - 942 Words
    First Periodical Examination in ENGLISH IV NAME: YEAR AND SECTION: _ A. Direction: Identify the meaning of the underlined word from the choices given. Choose the letter of the correct answer. 1. A fossilized balangay was unearthed in Butuan in the seventies. a. discovered c. preserved b. forgotten d. abandoned 2. A confederacy of several settlements would join...
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  • Semantic - 1486 Words
    So far… • General Approach – Universal Grammar (UG) / Language Instinct Phrase Structure • Data – native speakers’ i t iti ti k ’ intuitions ( (acceptability j d t bilit judgments) t ) • Resulting Theory of Grammar – words, phrases, categories for words and phrases (e.g., Nouns, Verbs; Noun Phrases, Verb Phrases) (basic concepts any theory of grammar must have in order to capture the data) 1 2 Next: • The internal structure of phrases and how we can represent it. • H How...
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  • Contrastive Analysis - 7159 Words
    ABSTRACT Native speakers are having difficulties when doing communication in Target Language (TL). People still unable master or comprehend the language even though they have learnt the language in the primary and secondary levels. This term paper has been conducted to determine contrastive linguistic components between English and Bahasa Melayu from morphology and syntax fields. Affixes, adverbs, adverbs, superlatives, and preposition are to be investigated. This can be attributed to the...
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  • Hi This is cERMAcis
    Grade 9 – 10 Art Foundations Pottery/Ceramic Unit Assignment 1; Preliminary Research Component for Zoomorphic Form/Figurine; Internet & RWB; (Summative) Definition:- ‘Having the shape, form or likeness of an animal’ – Wiktionary. 1. Go to Google Images. 2. Use any 2 – 3 of the following first key words to pair up with either of the key phrases. This will help you to find some interesting examples of Ancient Zoomorphic Figures:- First Key Word Second Key...
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  • The Influence of Grammar on Meaning - 375 Words
    According to Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, grammar is "the study of the classes of words, their inflections, and their functions and relations in the sentence." After studying grammar, however, it is apparent that grammar also creates, maintains, and communicates meaning during interaction. Thus, one must look more deeply at individual words as well at whole pieces of a work or conversation in order to truly understand their meaning. Most people are aware of the denotative meanings of...
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  • Stylistics - 752 Words
    1. i. The opening lines of this passage sets the scene ─ focusing on the distance of the described setting. This is further highlighted by lexical parallelism ─ the use of prepositions: ‘about’, ‘between’ and ‘beside’, as well as by the vocabulary associated with the ways of transport: ‘motor road’ and ‘railroad’. Also the writer has used semantic deviation ─ the use of the adverb ‘hastily’ and the verb ‘runs’ indicates movement. It is used here as personification to show the reader that the...
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  • Introduction to Idioms - 464 Words
    BANGKOK UNIVERSITY [pic] Commonly Used Idioms And Other Useful References By Randolph Brock and William Griessel Bangkok University Language Institute Introduction A student who wishes to have a reasonably good grasp of English should learn the basic forms of English and how to use them, particularly commonly used idioms and verbs. Therefore this book is prepared to assist students of English in learning more commonly used idioms and verb forms. Most, if not all,...
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  • happy ending - 630 Words
    SPM ESSAY - NARRATIVE ESSAY (Ending) 2011 : Write a story that ends with: "...They looked at each other and smiled meaningfully." ( This is an actual SPM question for the year 2011 - If you are asked to end with certain phrase / sentence then do end your Ending with the given phrase / sentence.) * In the question above, the key word which you need to understand is'MEANINGFULLY' which means 'full of meaning / purpose / value etc'. Therefore, before you write your essay, make sure...
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  • Writing - 516 Words
    Exercise 1 Choose from the list in every number, the WORD OR PHRASE that you think would be most effective to use in referring to persons you want your readers TO OVE OR ADMIRE, consult the dictionary if needed Explain the reason or reasons for your five choices. 1. arrogant, affectionate, silent 2. determined, stubborn, stupid 3. liberal, bigot, old-fashioned 4. sarcastic, creative, narrow-minded 5. a liar, a simpleton a genius...
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  • Immediate Constituents - 6350 Words
    Lesson Plans 12-13 (Week 12-13) Chapter Five: Immediate Constituent and Phrase Structure Rule 1. Learning Objectives Upon completing this chapter, students will be expected to be able to: 1. Comprehend phrase structure rules 2. Analyze sentence structures using IC analysis 3. Demonstrate sentence generation using phrase structure rules 4. Illustrate tree diagrams representing sentence structures 2. Topics of Content 1. What is the meaning of...
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  • journalism personal statement - 413 Words
    The Secret To A Happier Life…? – Look Magazine. I have decided to represent being unemployed more positively than it is usually considered. This article is written in the weekly fashion magazine Look, whose target audience is women 18-30 years old. It would typically have a relatively informal register, written for informational purposes regarding fashion, celebrities and real life stories. The abstract noun phrase ‘the secret’ makes the headline sound exclusive and will draw the reader in to...
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  • Picture This - 521 Words
    Picture This "Pictures of you, pictures of me, up on your wall for the world to see". In The Cure's hit song "Pictures of You", they describe a basic every day word, but how did this word come to be? staring off as a description of paint this word has molded and changed to tangible object or a though of how something is used. The word picture is used there is so many definitions and hidden meanings. "How did you picture this?" or "We totes have to take a pic for Insta!" are common phrases...
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  • Yeah - 4044 Words
    ------------------------------------------------- أعلى النموذج The show’s host was usually genial, but he had a reputation for turning ------- when provoked by guests who challenged his opinions. * (A) surly * (B) intrusive * (C) lenient * (D) convincing * (E) giddy أسفل النموذج Explanation It makes sense to say that someone who is typically “genial,” or friendly, would turn “surly,” or irritable, when provoked. The German choreographer Pina Bausch Acreated dances Bthat...
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  • Reverdie Recitation - 425 Words
    Reverdie Recitation I wanted to recite this poem to my father in father’s day last Sunday and I did it. Before I started memorizing the poem, I wanted to understand it very well. At the beginning, it cost me a little bit to understand the meaning of all those words and the poem in general, but after I read the poem a few times I could finally understand the meaning of the poem and what was the author trying to say. After I understood the poem, I started memorizing it. It cost me a few hours...
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  • What Makes a Good Story
    A well-written piece of literature makes you feel like you are really within the pages of the book. There are many ways for an author to achieve this and develop a “good” story. For me, a story has to grab my attention right from the beginning sentence. That can happen with a question, a statement, or a catchy phrase. The first page should make me want to know or try to figure out what will happen next. For example, the first line in a story might start with “Mother?” “There was no...
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  • Which Techniques Are Most Useful When Learning a Foreign Language
    Li Wenlong Michael Group 2 Which techniques are most useful when learning a foreign language? Although learning a foreign language takes commitment and time, there are a number of different approaches to improve the efficiency of studying which does work well. The effect of learning can be really elevated by using Mnemonics to link word when remembering foreign vocabulary. This method utilizes repetition and memorization methods for learning a new language. The leaner can use...
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  • English 1 Notes: Conjuctions
    ENGLISH Parts of Speech Every word can be classified as at least one part of speech. Below is a list of the parts of speech. Noun -A noun is a word that is used to name a person, place, thing, quality, or action. It can function as the subject or object of a verb, the object of a preposition, or an appositive. Rocky ran quickly through his big yard. Pronoun -A pronoun is a word that functions as substitute for a noun or noun phrase and designates a person or thing previously specified,...
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  • Coherence - 909 Words
    COHERENCE Coherence and Unity are related, but they are not the same thing. You may have a unified paragraph in which all the sentences are relevant to the controlling idea of the topic sentence, but it may leave your reader somewhat confused. Somehow, the paragraph lacks smoothness and clarity - the ideas are mixed up, the sentences are not clearly and logically related, the writing has no rhythm. In short, the paragraph lacks coherence. There are three...
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  • The Use of Language and Structure from the Extract of Silent Spring.
    In the given extract the author uses several ways to convey changes in the mood and meaning, the first of these I will examine is the sentence structure. The short sentences in the second paragraph make the reader take note to the issues narrated to them the language also becomes more urgent and darker. The longer sentences use nicer descriptive phrases like “Even in winter the roadsides were places of beauty…” , this makes the places seem welcoming. The darker sentences are just as descriptive,...
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  • Connected speech activities - 774 Words
    Connected speech activities I remember reading somewhere that there are three ways to deal with pronunciation in the classroom: integrating it into other activities, dealing with it discretely, and completely ignoring it. ;) Let’s assume we aren’t going to do the latter, and look at the other two approaches. Integrated activities I strongly believe that students should be made aware of the basics of connected speech right from the start. I don’t mean that you should be teaching your...
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  • Skimming and Scanning - 887 Words
    READING III Week 3 SKIMMING, SCANNING & READING FOR DETAILS As a student, you are assigned a lot of reading. Sometimes it is important to read slowly and carefully. Other times, you are just trying to find specific information. Skimming and scanning are skills that help you both of these types of reading. SKIMMING – Getting the gist Skimming is a fast reading to get the general idea of the text. Different techniques for skimming include: a. Running your eyes over the text to get the...
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  • LINGUISTICS AND NIGERIAN LANGUAGES WORKS PROJECT TOPICS
    LINGUISTICS AND NIGERIAN LANGUAGES WORKS PROJECT TOPICS, ESSAYS, PAPERS AND SEMINARS The Uneme Noun Phrase It has been discovered that the minority languages in Nigeria are not being paid much attention to. Therefore, this long essay will describe and present the structure of Noun Phrase in Uneme lan... Premium 191 pages 17455 words Paper Aspects Of Question Formation In Ìjà-kórò This long essay aims at studying questions formation in Ìjà-Kórò, it will cover the general introductions of the...
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  • Golden Rule - 534 Words
    I Believe In the Golden Rule Throughout our lives, we are all taught the importance of good behavior and how being kind to others is a necessity to build strong relationships. Many times these basic rules of how to behave and act towards people are taught to us at such a young age that the significance of the proper way to conduct ourselves is basically brushed off as we grown older. I believe, however, that everyone should remember that simple phrase that we have all heard in school, church,...
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  • Wha Is Cliche - 335 Words
    What Is a Cliché? A cliché can be two things. It can be an overused expression, something that is said a lot that has become some common, it no longer really has any relevance or is even noticed in convrsation. Phrases such as “to this day” or “next thing I knew” are examples of such a cliche, and you often say these phrases without noticing you are doing so. A cliché can also refer to an idea that has come to have special meaning different form its literal meaning. For example, the phrases...
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  • Deixis and Definiteness - 672 Words
    DEIXIS AND DEFINITENESS I like studying semantics Deictic word I do, too Definition Deictic word One which takes some element of its meaning from the situation ( the speaker, the addressee, the time and the place) of the utterance in which it is used. The general phenomenon of its occurrence is called Deixis If Mary is preparing to travel to the USA , her mother says: “ you should bring warm clothes, the weather is cold there .“ Deictic word...
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  • Listening Skills - 411 Words
    Listening Skills Careful listening can increase your telephone efficiency. The average speaking rate is 150 to 160 words a minute, but we can think at 600 words a minute which means that only twenty five percent of our mental capacity is required to record what is being said. By using the rest to think about and react to the words instead of thinking about other distractions, we would improve our listening by gathering more information from what is being said. To let the other person...
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  • How does Julian Grenfell Convey His Attitu
    Throughout the poem, Into Battle, the poet, Julian Grenfell uses several techniques to convey his pro-war attitude. In this essay I will look deeper into those techniques and analyse his language use to show how he has done this, through several P.E.E.L paragraphs. In stanzas three and four Grenfell glorifies a soldier’s death using positive personification of nature. This is shown when he uses phrases such as; ‘All the bright company of Heaven, Hold them in their high comradeship’, ‘They stand...
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  • Ellen MacArthur - 453 Words
    How does Ellen MacArthur help the reader to understand the dangers of climbing the mast? Ellen MacArthur says “I had worked through the night preparing for it”. The word preparing shows that the challenge ahead is something that can’t be done randomly but something that needs preparation. MacArthur also uses listing to emphases her preparation for the challenge that she is going to undertake. “Making sure I had all the tools mouse lines and bits I might need”. MacArthur also expresses...
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  • Error Analysis - 4937 Words
    Introduction Learning a Second Language (L2) is a lifelong process and it is often a challenging experience for L2 learners. English has become the L2 after it was introduced to Malaysia during colonization. Presently, it is an international language and is used as the language in international relations, and in exchanging knowledge and technology. It was only since a few decades ago that it was taught to almost all schoolchildren. In general, local Malaysian students have been...
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  • Spanish Rubric - 414 Words
    Section 4. TASK RUBRIC: Informational Writing Party Time This rubric explains the elements of the prompt, expectations, and standards that should be included in the work. Scorers should consider the expectations for the targeted learner level when assessing student work. A student cannot achieve proficiency on this task if he/she receives below standard on any expectation. |Expectations |Exceeds Standard |Meets Standard...
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  • ng mga bagay na gustong gusto mong gawin ay tinatawag na GAWI
    ng mga bagay na gustong gusto mong gawin ay tinatawag na GAWI,at ang magagandang gawi na ito ay madalas na ginagawa at ito ay nakaaloob sa moral na batas.Ito ay nagiging BIRTUD.ang birtudna nakaaloob dito ang siyang kinakailangan uang maisagawa ang isang gawain na kaakibat ng resonsabilidad. IN: –preposition 1. (used to indicate inclusion within space, a place, or limits): walking in the park. 2. (used to indicate inclusion within...
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  • Adverbs and Preposition - 340 Words
    “ADVERBS OF PREPOSITION” Definition: An adverb that can also function as a preposition. Unlike an ordinary preposition, a prepositional adverb is not followed by anobject. Prepositional adverbs (also called adverbial particles) are used to form phrasal verbs. Common Prepositional Adverbs: about, above, across, after, along, around, before, behind, below, between, beyond, by, down, in, inside, near, on, opposite, out, outside, over, past, round, since, through, throughout, under, up,...
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  • Literature Vocabulary - 1862 Words
    Emily Benzing Mrs. Bogati July 16, 2013 Vocabulary 1. Alliteration- The repetition of a particular sound or letter at the beginning of a series of words or phrases. Ex: Bob bought big brown bagels. 2. Allusion- An indirect mention or reference to something else. Ex: Obama made an allusion to John F. Kennedy when he said “ask not just what our government can do for us, but what we can do for ourselves” 3. Anaphora- Repetition of a word or words at the beginning of two or...
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  • Analysis of a speech made by Rene Boisvert
    Analysis of a speech made by Rene Boisvert, a Québec separatist Rene Boisvert’s speech about the wish to make Québec independent includes many oratory devices to make the speech effective in getting the attention of the audience and making an impression. First of all he focuses on the use of logos and, especially, pathos in the speech. In the first paragraph we can find logos in sentences such as “eight of the other Canadian provinces are overwhelmingly English-speaking”. In this sentence it...
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  • francis bacon - 360 Words
     is the relationship between meanings. It refers to the ties between sentences. it is independent of sentence or grammatical boundaries. it is achieved through relationships in which the interpretation of one idea in the text depends on successful interpretation of another. Cohesive ties: links that establish cohesion. Types of Cohesion: Cohesion by conjunction: 1. it supplies the logical connection between parts of the text. It marks the way one sentence follows the other and how the...
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  • A Comparison of Idioms from the Short Stories, the Seventh Grade and the Melting Pot
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