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  • Slang - 582 Words
     Slang and Jargon together are parts of a colloquial vocabulary of English language. They both are very confusing processes in everyday vocabulary usage. So, first of all, we will apply to a dictionary explanation in a way to understand the difference between these two similar words. ,,Slang’’ in Oxford Dictionary is: 1. A type of language consisting of words and phrases that are regarded as very informal, are more common in speech than writing , a nd are typically restricted to a...
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  • Slang - 860 Words
    Muhammed Siddiqui Professor Lumbley Wrc 1013 1/31/2013 “Turn my Swag on” Words are a part of our daily lives. With words we can communicate with others and evoke our feelings. But not every word has the same meaning in various regions of the world. Words just like humans are shaped by the location and culture that they are introduced to. This is what makes slang words interesting. Depending on where you live, a slang word can have a completely different meaning. For this assignment...
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  • Slang - 1792 Words
    Introduction We speak differently in different situations. The way we speak and the choice of words depend on the situation in which the processes of communication is realized. As we are speaking about the functions of all this words in different situations we have to define “functional style” Under a “function style” we understand language means peculiar to a specific sphear of communication. The basic vocabulary is the central group of the vocabulary, its historical foundation and...
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  • Slangs - 1607 Words
    On the feature of American slangs Abstract: With the development of the society, slang is accepted by more and more Americans. This thesis analyses features and functions of American slang. The author draws a conclusion that American slang reflects the cultural characteristics of Americans’ humor, informality, self-confidence, anti-authority, innovation consciousness and pursuit for time efficiency. Slang is a sort of informal language, the original purpose is to express vulgarly or use it...
    1,607 Words | 4 Pages
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  • slang word - 401 Words
    Ashley Matthews Paper 1 110-8:00 “Mrs. Jane, you were off the chain last night. One of the students said to me as I approach class this morning. I was horrified: because I didn’t’ realize I was acting crazy. It wasn’t until after talking to one of the staff at school I discovered the student was actually compliment me in a good way and not insulting me. The word off the chain has become the latest craze in vocabulary words with double meanings to hit the streets and today’s youth is eating...
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  • Slang Essay - 951 Words
    Professor Hood English 099 June 27, 2013 A language of time When it comes to the topic of slang, most of us will readily agree that it is a part of everyday life. Although it has become common today to dismiss slang as a lowering of the English language, I believe it is an ever developing language of its own that will be around for years to come. If you think about it slang has already been around for centuries and has shown no evidence of slowing down. With every new...
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  • Internet Slang - 403 Words
    Internet slang is becoming a daily language. This has both merits and drawbacks. To focus on its influence on language, internet slang has invited split views on its influence on the standard of language use in non-computer-mediated communications. On one hand, internet slang is believed to have a negative influence on the future of language, and that it would lead to a degradation of standard. Some would even attribute any declination of standard formal English to the increase in usage of...
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  • Slang Investigation - 5907 Words
    1 MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING UNIVERSITY OF DANANG 2 The study has been completed at the College of Foreign Languages, University of Danang LƯƠNG TH H NG CHI Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Dr. LƯU QUÝ KHƯƠNG AN INVESTIGATION INTO MORPHOLOGICAL, SEMANTIC AND CULTURAL FEATURES OF SLANG IN ENGLISH HIP HOP SONGS Field Code : The English Language : 60.22.15 Examiner 1: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ngô Đình Phương Examiner 2: H Th Ki u Oanh, Ph. D. The thesis was be orally defended at the...
    5,907 Words | 15 Pages
  • Trench Slang - 13368 Words
    Slang Chapter I. Characteristic features of Slang…………….... 2 1.Feature Articles: Magical Slang: Ritual, Language and Trench Slang of the Western front…………………………………….2 2.Background of Cockney English………………….……….13 Chapter II. Slang and the Dictionary.…………......……... 17 1.What is slang?……………………………………………...17 2. Slang Lexicographers……………………..………………18 3. The Bloomsbury Dictionary Of...
    13,368 Words | 39 Pages
  • Origins Of Slang - 338 Words
    Библиотека 5баллов.ru Соглашение об использовании Материалы данного файла могут быть использованы без ограничений для написания собственных работ с целью последующей сдачи в учебных заведениях. Во всех остальных случаях полное или частичное воспроизведение, размножение или распространение материалов данного файла допускается только с письменного разрешения администрации проекта www.5ballov.ru. РосБизнесКонсалтинг Origins of slang Slang tends to originate in subcultures within a society....
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  • Slang Words - 2688 Words
    NICOLAS, Paulo Luiz M. 11218800 ENGLCOM ‘EPAL’ Throughout the generation, one can already make a separate dictionary for the great number of Filipino slang terms created. However one term can definitely catch one’s attention, which is exactly what the term’s meaning is. Have you ever been in a situation where a person has been called epal? What exactly is being epal? Urban Dictionary defines it as ‘a person who goes into a situation wherein his presence is not needed or in a place he does...
    2,688 Words | 6 Pages
  • Modern Slang - 1507 Words
    S** B*** Linspeak Lexicon Dr. R****** P******* 10/02/2013 Slang Slang is a complex and ever changing part of the language we speak. It’s a distorted form of language, which incorporates old words to take on new meanings. It’s almost like a source of verbal rebellion, which becomes so overused it turns into the norm. It’s a way for younger generations to feel separate from the older ones, and is required to fit into your generation. Slang is a vital part of every living language, and...
    1,507 Words | 5 Pages
  • Internet Slang - 714 Words
    What does LMAO mean?This could be the only web page dedicated to explaining the meaning of LMAO (LMAO acronym/abbreviation/slang word).Ever wondered what LMAO means? Or any of the other 6659 slang words, abbreviations and acronyms listed here at Internet Slang? Your resource for web acronyms, web abbreviations and netspeak. | All A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Other | | | | What is LMAO? | | | LMAO is...
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  • Slang Words - 266 Words
    When I was younger there were many slang words I use to say. Slang words were used basically every time I opened my mouth. Slang words were a part of my vocabulary. Some of the slang words for example were, Aiight, yall, fasho and whats popping. These words were mainly used around close friends. When you greet someone you say to them “whats popping.” Also when you’re talking about more than one person, that’s when you use the slang word “yall.” The other two slang words can be used for the same...
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  • Slang Dictionary - 32023 Words
    "minute" or "a minute" 1. A long time. Not just 60 seconds. "Dang! I haven't seen you in a minute, girl, where you been?" | 'All days' 1. 24 inch rims for a car. "Did you see Jr. on them new 'all-days' he got?" | 'hood scratch 1. Another way of saying marijuana. "Got any 'hood scratch Mike?" | 'hoodrat 1. A person in the 'hood. | 'tron 1. n. an alcoholic drink: Petron Tequila. "Blame it on the ‘tron, but I’m catchin’ me a pigeon tonight!" Lyrical reference:...
    32,023 Words | 143 Pages
  • The Notion of Slang - 14897 Words
    1 Characteristic features of slang 1.1 The notion of slang Most of us think that we recognize slang when we hear it or see it, but exactly how slang is defined and which terms should or should not be listed under that heading continue to be the subject of debate in the bar-room as much as in the classroom or university seminar. To arrive at a working definition of slang the first edition of the Bloomsbury Dictionary of modern Slang approached the phenomenon from two slightly...
    14,897 Words | 37 Pages
  • Slang Language - 2284 Words
    Group paper of Anthropological Linguistic Lecturer: -Hj. Murni Mahmud, M. Hum, Ph.D. ANALYSIS OF THE USING SLANG LANGUAGE (BAD WORDS) IN MAKASSAR SOCIETY BY MOHAMMAD ASLAMMUDDIN (085214015) TRI WULANDARI (085214017) IHRAM CHARLY (105214017) ENGLISH LITERATURE FACULTY OF LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE STATE UNIVERSITY OF MAKASSAR 2012 CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION A. Background Language is a tool of communication. We can send information by communicate it. A communication can be a...
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  • Slang Outcast - 821 Words
    Everyone is a part of a group that seems to be a little different than the rest. It’s as if one were an outcast to the world, subjected to awkward looked, secret whispers, and unnecessary drama. I seem to be a part of that group everyone sees so different. It’s the way we carry ourselves in public, or the way we dress. However, it always seemed to be the way we talked to each other. People never could understand the things we did and to top it all off, people could barely understand what we said...
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  • Hacker Slang - 9306 Words
    Introduction Speech activity has always been in the focus of interests of modern linguistics and is closely correlated with cognitive linguistics, first and foremost with psychology, sociology, cultural science. To this number is undoubtedly referred a linguistic notion of slang. There exist a great number of researches concerning slang and the authors treat this phenomenon in various scientific systems (Sh. Johnson, D. Crystal, I.R. Galperin, J.E. Lighter, A.Thorne, etc.). The topicality of...
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  • British Slang and Its Classification
    BRITISH SLANG AND ITS CLASSIFICATION PLAN I. INTRODUCTION 1.1 Tasks of the course work 1.2 Definition of slang II. MAIN PART 2.1 The origin of slang. 2.2 Types of slang. a) Cockney rhyming slang b) Polari c) Internet slang d) Slang of army, police e) Money slang 2.3. Phonetic peculiarities of slang 2.4. Morphological characteristics of slang III. PRACTICAL PART IV. CONCLUSION V. BIBLIOGRAPHY Slang is a language which takes off...
    5,204 Words | 15 Pages
  • Slang: the Social Dialect
    As defined by wikipedia, “Slang is the continual and ever-changing use and definition of words in informal conversation, often using references as a means of comparison or showing likeness.” The expressions of slang often embody the attitudes and values of the group members using them. In order for an expression to become slang, it must be widely accepted and adopted by the sub-culture and its boundaries. Some modern slang has endured over the decades since its inception (i.e. cool) and some...
    532 Words | 2 Pages
  • Slang: It's use and meaning
    Few linguists have endeavored to clearly define what constitutes slang. Attempting to remedy this, Bethany K. Dumas and Jonathan Lighter argue that an expression should be considered "true slang" if it meets at least two of the following criteria. It lowers, if temporarily, "the dignity of formal or serious speech or writing"; in other words, it is likely to be considered in those contexts a "glaring misuse of register." Its use implies that the user is familiar with whatever...
    620 Words | 2 Pages
  • English-French Slang-Idioms
    ENGLISH SLANG/IDIOMS SLANG: Nonstandard vocabulary of a given culture or subculture. In other words, slang is typically a nonstandard word, not a phrase as is an idiom. Slang would include words like pooped, to down a drink, boob-tube, threads, bonkers, basket case, to name a few. Slang words may or may not have alternative literal meanings. They may be "made up" words. IDIOM: A phrase that is commonly understood in a given culture or subculture to have a meaning...
    981 Words | 4 Pages
  • Slang Definition of Chill - 490 Words
    The Many Meanings of Chill Have you ever kept your drinks cold in a cooler or kept food in your refrigerator? or Have your parents every asked you to get a cooler out and fill it with ice to keep drinks cold? Whenever you chill something, you are preserving the item by cooling it to a temperature just above freezing. The word chill describes a sensation of cold accompanied by shivering and also describes a disagreeable sensation of coldness. There are many different meanings of this word, but...
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  • Slang Is Good for the English Language
    As cultures grow, change and expand so does the English language. New terms have now been fully absorbed into our language, otherwise known as slang. Some say that slang is not true English; that it should not belong in our vocabulary, but I am here to tell you otherwise. Slang has been used for many years and is slowly shaping the English language, to make it more interesting and unique. So what really is slang; how has it spread and has it enriched our language? To begin with, slang is...
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  • American Slang Essay 1
    INTRODUCTION The present graduation paper deals with the study of slang as a part of language which presents certain interest both for the theoretical investigation and for practical language use. Slang is the use of highly informal words and expressions that are not considered standard in the speaker's dialect or language. Slang is often highly regional, specific to a particular territory. Slang terms are frequently particular to a certain subculture, such as musicians, and...
    15,472 Words | 54 Pages
  • Slang in American and English Newspapers
    Yerevan State Linguistic University after V. Brusov Course Paper The Use of Slang in Modern American And British Newspapers Faculty: Foreign Languages Department: English and Linguistics Year: 3 Group: 14 Student: Maria Zakharyan Supervisor: L. Sargsyan Yerevan 2012 CONTENTS...
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  • Modern British Slang - 4145 Words
    Contents: 1. What is slang?……………………………………(3-5) 2. Development of slang............................................(5-6) 3. Creators of slang ………………………………...(6-7) 4. Linguistic processes forming slang ………….......(7) 5. Formation………………………………………...(8) 6. Examples of youth slang during 1960-70’s ……....(8-9) 6.1 Examples of modern British slang ………………(9-10) 6.2 Examples of modern USA slangs ………………..(11) 7. Definition of vulgarism …………………………..(11-12) 8....
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  • Modern Slang in English - 7280 Words
    The Ministry of Education, RK Kokshetau State Ualikhanov University English department Course Paper Subject: “Methods of Foreign Language Teaching” Specialty: 050119 Theme: Modern slang in English Prepared by: Tussupzhanova D.B Group: EGR-21 Supervisor: Veber V.A. Kokshetau 2013 Contents: Introduction Chapter I I.1. Definition of slang I.2. Slang I.3. Origins of slang I.4. Development of slang I.5. Creators of slang I.6.Linguistic processes forming slang I.7....
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  • Slang Research in Business - 960 Words
    Date: March 7, 2010 Subject: Slang, Juargons, Idioms in Business In the business environment of today the use of slang, jargons, and idioms are a consequential mistake that can cost a business its creditability and reputation. Using such improper language can be a big mistake depending on what was said in the document. Professional businesses enforce a no tolerance policy when it comes to this because this problem can be prevented. Slang makes a business sound...
    960 Words | 3 Pages
  • Expressing Teen Identity by Using Slang: Attitudes and Opinions Towards the Slang of Teenagers
    Expressing teen identity by using slang:attitudes and opinions towards the slang of teenagers Introduction One of the most significant elements which people notice while meeting with someone is the person’s language. As Trudge (2000:2) points out, the manner in which we use our language has a great importance while “establishing social relationship and while conveying information about the speaker”. Ethnic background, gender, education, social class, age and many other aspects may...
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  • American Youth Slangs and Their Equivalents in Kazakh and Russian
    INTRODUCTION The actuality: Nowadays English is worth not just knowing but it is worth really knowing. We do not live behind the "iron curtain" any more. There is a great importance to understand up-to-date English. English is the chief language of international business and academic conferences, and the leading language of international tourism. English is the main language of popular music, advertising, home computers and video games. Most of the scientific, technological and academic...
    28,454 Words | 89 Pages
  • Prison Slang and the Language Between Inmates and Correctional Officers
    Prison Slang and the Language between Inmates and Correctional Officers Prison society has always had its own language and over the years, prison language has evolved. Correctional officers have to deal with a considerable number of offenders with a large variety of issues. All the inmates segregate themselves by race or religion in prison. At times dealing with each race or religion in a prison environment can be difficult. Prison staff are trained to understand how inmates live and the...
    1,136 Words | 4 Pages
  • How non English Native Speaker Translate Slang Texting into Regular English
    CHAPTER I. INTRODUCTION The subject of this study is slang and how the use of slang can be transferred from a source text in one language to a target text in another language. I have chosen this subject because slang is something in a conversation or similar communicative situation that most people easily recognize as soon as it is uttered, but explaining and defining what slang is and how it functions is an entirely different matter. Consequently, it is interesting to research the use of...
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  • Шпаргалки По Тоеор Граматике, Стилистике
    1)Functional Styles. Stylistics-is a brunch of linguistics. The word“stylistics”originated from the latin”stylus”which means a pen. S has 2 intodependent tasks: 1.to invertigate inventory of special language media,which secure the desirable effect of the utterance. 2.to study certain types of texts(discourse) which due to the choice and arrangement of language means are distinguished by pragmatic aspect of the communication. The types of the texts are called functional styles (FS)That’s...
    24,184 Words | 78 Pages
  • Lingusitic - 15312 Words
    Perpustakaan Unika AN ANALYSIS OF THE JARGON USED IN DISCOTHEQUES A Thesis By: Willy Ariyanto Student Number: 05.80.0041 ENGLISH LETTERS STUDY PROGRAMME FACULTY OF LETTERS SOEGIJAPRANATA CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY SEMARANG 2009 Perpustakaan Unika AN ANALYSIS OF THE JARGON USED IN DISCOTHEQUES A Thesis Presented as Partial Fulfilment of the Requirements to Obtain the Sarjana Degree in the English Letters Study Programme By: Willy Ariyanto Student Number: 05.80.0041...
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  • Decades Project - 628 Words
    Hana Shaikh Cathey Tolley Com 120-4106 12 March 2015 Decades Project Every decade people change. They either change the way they dress, act or say or sometimes a combination of all three. The technology that we have today has helped in changing our society tremendously over the years. They way of communication has gone from writing letters in the mail, to landline house phones, to text messaging on cell phones and various social network sites. What were the 1950’s like? Now that we are in...
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  • STYLISTIC LEXICOLOGY - 4061 Words
    Stylistic Classification of the English Vocabulary PLAN 1. Stylistic classification of the English language vocabulary. Classification criteria 2. Standard English vocabulary and its constituents. Neutral words. 3. Specific literary vocabulary. Terms, poetic and archaic words, obsolete and obsolescent words, literary coinages and neologisms, foreignisms and barbarisms 4. Specific colloquial vocabulary. Professionalisms, jargon and slang, vulgarisms and nonce-words, dialectisms. LITERATURE...
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  • Apollo 11 - 1719 Words
    Chapter 1. 1. Aunt Polly finds out that Tom went swimming because Sidney points out that the thread on Tom's collar was black when Aunt Polly first sewed it with white thread. 2. The new boy bugs Tom so much because he is an impressing, well dressed boy. He was a "splendid marvel". When Tom looked at the boy and then himself, his outfit seemed shabby. Tom was mad at the fact that the boy was better than he was. 3. Aunt Polly is a wise old lady who, with her "state pair" of spectacles...
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  • Explore Some Aspects of the Ways Your Speech Changes According to the Context You Are in.
    Explore some aspects of the ways your speech changes according to the context you are in. Recently it has become clear to me that I have not been using my speech in a particularly high register, this shows me that maybe I am not using my speech in a good enough way. I have found that my idiolect varies when I am in different situations this may be due to the company that I am in. you tend to hear a change within my speech especially when in a sociolect group of friends, when I listened to a...
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  • The Things Thet Carried - Language Analysis
    AP English Language 21 September 2010 O’Brien’s Diction The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien is a historical fiction novel that presents a variety of anecdotes and dialogues exposing the reality and impact of the Vietnam War. The stories of several characters let the readers understand the wide impact of the war. O’Brien presents all these stories by the use of dialogue, and he does this successfully by maneuvering his diction. By the use of slang, soldier jargon, and vulgar language the...
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  • COLLOQUIAL VOCABULARY OF NEWSPAPER TEXT
    INTRODUCTION Language is one of those spheres of human activity that are the first to bring reaction to social and other kinds of changes in human life and activities. Language may even not only follow or accompany these changes but also cause them. Every social or political change, revolution, innovation, introduction of new words and terms is reflected in newspaper publications. A great number of people, over 70%, read newspapers everyday[15]. Andto keep such a large number of people...
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  • Controversy on Modern Language - 508 Words
    Controversy on Modern Language People have often wondered why everyone around us says different sayings and talks in an unusual way. It mainly deals with modern technology and new generations. Although most Americans speak the same language, there is a controversy on modern language today because of the use of cell phones, regional area slang, and background origin. Cell phones have become a necessity to Americans in today’s world. Many Americans may have a personal cell phone plus a...
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  • Haiku - 424 Words
    "Haiku" by Etheridge Knight In Etheridge Knight's "Haiku," he speaks from the perspective of a black male prisoner looking out his prison window, likening the situations of an incarcerated life to nature, rather than a claustrophobic, solitary existence. Knight paints many vibrant and expressive images, creating an atmosphere of barrenness and tyranny. It is not certain, but the author hints at the narrator being African-American. The speaker makes references to "jazz swing" and talks about...
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  • Symbolism in The Great Gatsby - 257 Words
    ⅡUnderstanding of American Slang 2.1 Definition of Slang 2.1.1 … According to the explanation of Oxford Advanced Learner’s English-Chinese Dictionary, slang means very informal words, phrases commonly used in speech, especially between people from the same social group or who work together, and slang is not considered suitable for formal contexts and often not in use for long. (Chomsky, 1999) From the perspective of sociolinguistics, slang is a kind of jargon marked by its rejection of...
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  • The Club David Williamson - 554 Words
    Speech The power issues in The Club by David Williamson are shown throughout the play. The characters are all different with their personalities and roles within The Club. In his play The Club, David Williamson presents numerous Australian attitudes of the 1970s. However, many of these attitudes are still relevant and fairly accurate representations of Australian attitudes in the 1990s, David Williamson uses power to show the tension in the club and between the members. Tradition plays a very...
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  • List of British Words from Wikipedia
    LIST OF BRITISH WORDS NOT WIDELY USED IN THE UNITED STATES A abseil to descend on a rope (US: rappel). From German abseilen. accountancy calculating and tracking financial matters (US: accounting). In the UK accounting is explaining oneself or one's actions ("to give an account" or "accountability" in the U.S.A.), accountancy is the profession. Action Man A toy similar to G.I. Joe. adder viper, a species of venomous snake advert advertisement (US and UK also: ad, commercial (on...
    12,474 Words | 54 Pages
  • Figurative Language Versus Literal Language
    Figurative Language versus Literal Language Maurice Mayo Sonja Sheffield Critical Thinking 1/25/13 It is important for one who speaks figuratively to take in consideration the audience might not be able to fully follow or understand them completely. Although figurative language can be entertaining, it can be interpreted in a way other that what was intended. Therefore, it will need some explanation. The word “idiom” is an expression whose meaning is not literally what’s said, but it is...
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  • Assignment feedback 2of2 U18
     Student Name Course Computer Science and IT Unit 18 Database Design Assignment Title Features of a relational databes and Testing Mia’s Sandwich Shop Database Assign 2/2 Complete this section before submitting your work: Student declaration: I certify this is my own work. Any sources I have used to assist me with this assignment are fully referenced. Student evaluation: Develop future SMART Targets. Link to target grade/ presentation of work/content/knowledge. Signature Date...
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  • What Is Ideal Match
    All of us do have good kinds as well as bad ones. The problem is that some kinds, which we personally consider as good one, can be considered as bad one by our mate. Another problem is that you can consider one of the kinds as the most important whereas your mate can just neglect this kind. But being ideal match does not mean to be equal in a number of kinds. I can give you an example. I knew a couple who differ from each other a lot. She was from a good family background having good table...
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  • How Two Speakers Use Language
    How do the two speakers use language here to describe the problems the family has faced? Support your answer by referring to specific examples from the transcription. This transcript focuses on a radio programme discussing dangerously high levels of lead being found in the water supplied to newly built houses. Two people (presumably married) Meg and Cameron are discussing how these high levels of lead affected their son Brandon and how they managed to discover and solve the problem. The radio...
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  • The Language Features Between a Pupil and a Teacher
    Write an analysis of the transcript of a conversation between a teacher and a pupil, explaining in detail what the FEATURES you identify suggest and the relationship between them. This is a conversation between two people set up during school time. Because this is between a teacher and a pupil there would be several cases of false starts, pauses and the register is mostly formal, however there are some instances of informal language used by Jordan and this may be because of his sociolect....
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  • The Club - 634 Words
    English Essay- David Williamsons “The Club” In the book “The Club”, composed by David Williamson, communicates information and ideas in relation to issues within a sporting society, in particular football. These issues include: tradition and loyalty, Commercialisation, and sexism. Williamson explores these ideas through the use of many techniques such as dialogue, slang, and colloquial. David Williamson’s “The Club” exposes the conflict that exists to Commercialism within a sporting society...
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  • An Analysis of Jargon Spoken by Cadre of Hmi Komisariat Oemar Bakrie University of Muhammadiyah Malang
    PROPOSAL AN ANALYSIS OF JARGON SPOKEN BY CADRE OF HMI KOMISARIAT OEMAR BAKRIE UNIVERSITY OF MUHAMMADIYAH MALANG By : Sociolinguistic 5C Achmad Syaiful Badar 08360197 ENGLISH DEPARTMENT FACULTY OF TEACHER TRAINING AND EDUCATION MUHAMMADIYAH UNIVERSITY OF MALANG 2010 – 2011 CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study Language happens in any time and any places in our lives. It is used by people to comucate each other....
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  • Teen Talk - 1595 Words
    Teen Talk Text 1. (two excerpts) Dear Dr. Erika, There’s a girl in my class who thinks whenever she opens her big mouth everybody better shut up and listen. And at lunch she sits at the best table in the cafeteria, and woe! if you park there. She pitches a fit. She actually gets her way in everything. Even the teachers are scared of her and treat her different from the rest of us. Reina, 14 Dear Dr. Erika, I dread my second period class. There’s this girl who,...
    1,595 Words | 6 Pages
  • The Club - 1144 Words
    The Club (1978), written by David Williamson, is a satirical play that follows the fortunes and misfortunes of a football club over the course of the season. David Williamson cleverly integrates the realistic portrayal of characters and dialogue into the play in order to effectively provide the reader with an insight into the power and politics of sport and the commoditisation of players. The main themes in The Club that David Williamson communicates across to the reader are power and the...
    1,144 Words | 3 Pages
  • Humanities Test with Answers
    Appendix With Data: The following chat takes place at Grand West Casino − which participant Y is situated − and the following location take place at, participant X's home − which will be within participants X's bedroom. This chat took place at approximately between the hours of 20h41 to 22h40 on Friday the 29th of March 2013. This chat takes place between two best friends, a boy and a girl that have been friends for four years. X: Ur a lil drinker! Lol {You are a little drinker} Y:...
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  • Functional Styles of Speech - 1379 Words
    Functional Styles of Speech The Colloquial Style This is the style of informal, friendly oral communication. The vocabulary of colloquial style is usually lower than the formal or neutral styles, it is often emotionally coloured. Colloquial speech is characterized by the frequent use of words with a broad meaning (широкозпачные слова): speakers use a small group of words in different meanings, whereas in a formal style (official, business, scientific) every word is to be used in a specific and...
    1,379 Words | 4 Pages
  • French Theatre - 2922 Words
    Briana Butts English Comp. II Professor Norman 12/13/11 Slang’s Beef with Standard English Many people of today’s society use the slang, especially young people. Surprisingly not only young people use it, but people in the business world and the military use it too, just in a different form, such as using specific wording like abbreviations and code words. Even though slang is being used all the time, it is unacceptable in school curriculums. However, slang should be allowed in Standard...
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  • supplementary - 363 Words
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