Essays Tagged: "Foreign language"

Edgar Allen Poe and a look at "The Raven"

then at age six moved to England where heattended private schools.As a teen Poe was very gifted in foreign language. He wrote some of hisearly works in both French an Latin. At age fifteen Poe had al ...

(7 pages) 278 1 4.6 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

Pol Pot.

. Six years quickly flew by as Saloth learned the general foundation of his knowledge, as well as a foreign language--French--that would later come back to haunt him.Saloth failed his school's final e ... in the Coalition Government of Democratic Kampuchea. Samphan was the coalition's vice-president and foreign minister, and there were rumours that he had quarrelled with Pol Pot over redefining Khmer R ...

(4 pages) 61 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

France and its culture.

anguages. French is one of the most useful languages for jobs and for some regions, and is the only foreign language that can be useful throughout the world as well as in the United States. Of the 300 ... formation Unit Bureau of International Organization Affairs U.S. Department of State. French is the foreign language spoken by our largest trading partner, and in 2000 the United States exported more ...

(4 pages) 111 0 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Home Spoken Foreign Language.

Home Spoken Foreign LanguageDespite decades of research findings to the contrary, there is still a common belief ...

(3 pages) 150 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

This essay is about Plato's Allegory of the Cave and what my interpretation is of the images that dwell in the cave.

o the cave. Think about all you've learned. Would you be willing to give up that knowledge, be it a foreign language, or how to play a musical instrument, or compute in math, or understand the weather ...

(3 pages) 308 0 4.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

Comparrison between mississippi state university and the university of central florida.

quires a student to take 6 hours of English Composition, 3 hours of Public Speaking, 4 semesters of Foreign Language, 6 hours of Humanities, 6 hours of math, 3 hours of Fine Arts, 15 hours of Natural ... am, Program Prerequisites, Core Requirements, Restricted Electives, Departmental Exit Requirements, Foreign Language Requirements, and University Exit Requirements.The General Education Program requir ...

(4 pages) 57 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Grammar in Monolingual English Dictionaries - What kind of grammatical aspects/information can be found in monolingual dictionaries and why is it included

onariesIntroductionSince grammar is a very important and essential part of learning and acquiring a foreign language, grammatical aspects and information can be found in almost every monolingual learn ... ies"Grammatical information is more essential for the person who is trying to speak or understand a foreign language than for the native speaker". (Landau 1991, p. 88) The reasons for that are accordi ...

(10 pages) 81 2 4.1 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

The Growth and Importance of English as a Global Language - How English developed from its origins until today. Discusses why it is now the most widely-learned language in the world.

n 350 million native English speakers and more than 400 million speakers of English as a second, or foreign, language. These figures are especially impressive considering the fact that this mass popul ... m England and America, the directions about how to use the machinery were written in English and so foreign traders had to learn English, or at least have enough capability to ensure basic understandi ...

(10 pages) 24882 1 4.9 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Global HRM at Colgate-Palmolive Co.

ning program. The typical recruit holds an MBA from a United States university, speaks at least one foreign language, has lived outside the US, and has strong computer skills with business experience. ... te program managers in the United States or abroad. Unlike most US companies, Colgate does not send foreign-born trainees to their native countries for their initial jobs.Improving Economic Performanc ...

(3 pages) 161 1 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The day and life of an er doctor

strangely called it. Dr. Susan and Dr. StAmant exchange glances with words that must have been in a foreign language. They split off each rushing toward the life-threatened patients. In the meantime, ... ake sure he hadn't actually swallowed something else. She read the x-ray, finding no teeth or other foreign objects in his esophagus. She then diagnosed the old man with a sever throat infection makin ...

(5 pages) 33 0 4.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

An essay about the career of being a creative writer

ation can include word processing, notetaking, creative writing, sciences, journalism, English, and foreign language. Being a writer is what I will be, and I know I qualify for this job, everyb ...

(1 pages) 21 0 1.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Componet study of the German song Du bist wie eine Blume text, rhythm, meter, and tempo, melody, form, voice, harmony, and dynamics, phrasing and musical articulation.

but more time and special attention is needed for songs like Du bist wie eine Blume, which is in a foreign language, German. Most songs in a foreign language have a word for word English and an IPA ( ... them in-depth. With time you will also become quicker at sight-reading any song, even if it is in a foreign language

(6 pages) 21 0 4.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies


football. I was born June, 15,89now I am 15 and old enough to get my permit. I'm taking German as a foreign language, but I don't really like it. One of the coolest things right now is driving. ...

(2 pages) 24 1 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


arring Naseeruddin Shah and an ensemble of Indianactors. This film won a Golden nomination for best foreign language film. At theromantic monsoon rain, the extended Verma family reunites from around t ...

(4 pages) 37 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The controversy in China about whether university students should marry.

to get married must quit college before doing so. But in the winter of 2002, a student from Beijing Foreign Language University ignored the rules and got married in his final year. More than 50 of his ...

(7 pages) 49 0 4.7 Jun/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Do you agree that "being religious in itself is not a necessary qualification for a student of religion?"

self is not a necessary qualification for a student of religion just as how many students pick up a foreign language in school, for example French. These students need not be French to be a student of ...

(3 pages) 27 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Studying locally and studying abroad

dying locally for a number of important reasons.Firstly, studying abroad helps people improve their foreign language whereas studying locally does not. When people go to study abroad, they have to use ... ple, who study locally, still use their native language. There is no factor to pressure them to use foreign language, so their skills are not improved as much as people who study abroad.Secondly, stud ...

(2 pages) 63 0 0.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

All Students Should be Required to Study a Foreign Language

sor, professor against student and student against school. The issue is whether or not courses in a foreign language should be required to attain a Bachelor's degree. Some believe the idea is absurd, ... d speak English, the reality is that all Americans should have some degree of formal education in a foreign language.Foreign language skills could have a positive impact on race relations in America. ...

(4 pages) 83 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Considerations in Designing the Curriculum for the Undergraduate English Majors

When college students choose foreign languages as their majors, what are they supposed to learn? The traditional approach is to m ... was founded, Chinese universities adopted the Soviet model and Russian was taught everywhere in the foreign language departments of Chinese universities. As students had no foundation in Russian, the ... big proportion of language training, thus cutting down on the literature component. Gradually other foreign language majors followed suit. Since China’s economic reforms, linguistic courses have ...

(5 pages) 52 1 4.3 Mar/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Promote effective communication for and about individuals

rything in our power to provide equal service levels to everyone. For example if a patient speaks a foreign language, there is a communication barrier, so we must provide any information to them in th ... promote effective communication. Also in health care medical jargon is common, but can appear as a foreign language to someone receiving care. Use of words that are not within the client's own vocabu ...

(9 pages) 164 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine