Essays Tagged: "Lexicon"

Built for Speed

Built for Speed?Methamphetamine has reclaimed a place in the lexicon of 'party' drugs. Hailed by nocturnal adventurers, condemned by raver idealists, is speed a ...

(18 pages) 307 1 4.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Diversity within English

e both dialectical variations and registralvariations. These variations, or dialects, can differ in lexicon, phonology, and/or syntax from the StandardLanguage that we often think of as Oecorrect' Lan ... 2, Yule 191). And socialdialects can vary on any or all three descriptor levels; syntax or grammar, lexicon or vocabulary, and phonetics orpronunciation. Social dialects are also where the described d ...

(5 pages) 278 0 4.3 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

History of homosexuality.

he term heterosexual, and later coined homosexual as its opposite. The term entered the psychiatric lexicon in the 1880s and 1890s thanks to Richard von Krafft-Ebing's adoption of it in Psychopathia S ...

(7 pages) 197 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

A Brief Look at the History of English

the dominant class after the Norman Conquest in 1066 had begun to have a substantial impact on the lexicon, and the well-developed inflectional system that typifies the grammar of Old English had beg ... ; (have), swilcum (such), heofonum (heaven), and beon (be). Others, however, have vanished from our lexicon, mostly without a trace, including several that were quite common words in Old English: eft ...

(7 pages) 62 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Building your Company's Mission Vision - a reaction to collins and porras'article

to define first what a vision is. A vision is a depiction of the business as you want it to be. In lexicon terms it is, "a mental image produced by the imagination". It concerns seeing the optimal pr ...

(4 pages) 97 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

"The reading aloud system consists of a lexical (dictionary-lookup) and a non-lexical (rule-based) procedure." Evaluate this claim.

hat a reader has read is learned and represented as an entry in their mental dictionary or internal lexicon. Such words can be read out aloud by simply accessing the word's lexical entry from the prin ... the individual letters of the word are firstly recognised, in turn this activates the orthographic lexicon and then the phonological output lexicon before the correct pronunciation of the word is pro ...

(10 pages) 36 0 4.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Sustainability

stainability. Sustainability and sustainable development have made their way into the environmental lexicon in full force. Sustainable development is the balancing of social and economic development w ...

(2 pages) 130 0 3.7 Aug/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

Thomas Swick on the true meaning of travel.

"Today, I think of travel as anything that extends one's realm of experience or expands one's lexicon of acquired convictions -- and occurs beyond the backyard (thus distinguishing it from readi ...

(2 pages) 27 0 3.2 Feb/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

A Kind of Rubicon

"MAJOR SPEECH" is a somewhat depreciated term in the White House lexicon, but Bush's four speeches leading up to the December 15 Iraq parliamentary election were abo ...

(1 pages) 319 0 3.4 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Speech Communities

in pronunciation"”"to-mA-to" versus "to-mOtto". The differences must run far deeper, including lexicon, sentence structure, implications, interpretation, and more.Roberts provides an explanation ...

(2 pages) 626 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Phonological Differences of Turkish

ariation in timeLanguage dimension are constantly, pervasively, and systematically changing. In the lexicon, new words are always appearing; in the grammar, restructuring is always underway (like rid ...

(8 pages) 38 0 3.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Taming the Lion: Teaching Productive Skills

aying something and of achieving something as a result, processing a variety of language from their lexicon store in order to do so.In this work the nature of teaching productive skills is going to be ...

(6 pages) 56 0 4.8 Nov/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Patience

of contemporary English (for example, Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English; Roget'sThesauri; Lexicon of Contemporary English) define patience as the ability to wait calmly for a long time and n ...

(2 pages) 454 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Linguistics

is different to every single person. As Pinker clearly illustrates ? Each persons brain contains a lexicon of words and the concepts they stand for ( a mental dictionary ) and a set of rules that com ...

(4 pages) 16 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Language and Lexicon

What is language? What is lexicon? Language can be fundamental defined by most of the general public today, but lexicon may no ... ulture and generation of the individuals using it. This paper provides a definition of language and lexicon, the features of language, the levels of language, and the role of language in cognitive psy ... any nonverbal method of expression or communication "a language of gestures and facial expressions."LexiconLexicon is an alphabetical inventory of words from a language, like a dictionary. For theorie ...

(3 pages) 41 0 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Language and Lexicon

What is language? What is lexicon? Language can be fundamental defined by most of the general public today, but lexicon may no ... ulture and generation of the individuals using it. This paper provides a definition of language and lexicon, the features of language, the levels of language, and the role of language in cognitive psy ... make sense. If they do not then it just starts to sound like a bunch of babble. This then leads to lexicon. (Willingham, 2007)What is lexicon? Lexicon is the form and meaning of words and phrases. Th ...

(4 pages) 61 0 3.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Language and Lexicon

What is Language and Lexicon? Language can be fundamental defined by most of the general public today, but lexicon may no ... ulture and generation of the individuals using it. This paper provides a definition of language and lexicon, the features of language, the levels of language, and the role of language in cognitive psy ... , as there are in essence, a never-ending number of different expressions that can be communicated. Lexicon is an alphabetical inventory of words from a language, like a dictionary. For theories of hu ...

(5 pages) 37 0 4.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Sensation & Perception