Essays Tagged: "Phonology"

Diversity within English

alectical 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' Language, al ...

(5 pages) 278 0 4.3 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies


On the Adult's Ability to Acquire PhonologyGerald G. NeufeldIn writing a title should follow one of these strategies:1.Name a general ... (Writing research paper, James D. Lester)The article's title is "On the Adult's Ability to Acquire Phonology", so here the author follows the second strategy, which names a general subject and narrow ... sThe main topic or problem presented in the article is to know the ability of the adults to acquire phonology for the second-language of the students who were advanced learners of French.Phonology is ...

(4 pages) 76 2 3.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

"Linguistics of the Great Gatsby". This paper describes F. Scott Fitzgerald's linguistic style as represented in his modern story, "The Great Gatsby".

of view. Linguistics is concerned with the system of sounds of language; for example, sound change (phonology), its inflections and word formation (morphology), its sentence structure (syntax), and it ...

(8 pages) 172 1 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The ways in which the reading skills can be taught in a communicative classroom

omponents of reading ability although they are also mental processes. For example, knowledge of the phonology of a language implies the ability to identify phonemes and use this knowledge for practica ...

(9 pages) 274 0 4.4 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

Is traditional grammar a waste of time?

structure (syntax); how words are made up (morphology); and patterns of sounds and written symbols (phonology and graphology)". More specifically 'traditional grammar' is described by Andrews et al (2 ...

(13 pages) 92 0 4.7 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Speech Communities

fines a speech community through many ways. All speech communities have a set of grammatical rules, phonology, syntax, and lexicons. As well as having social norms in which they share through actions. ...

(6 pages) 24 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Discuss the importance of context in understanding language play.

lay into three categories: linguistic form, semantics and pragmatics.Linguistic form focuses on the phonology of words and includes language features such as patterning, repetition and emphasis. An ex ...

(6 pages) 39 0 0.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

CELTA - Focus on the Learner.

ne of the examples she gave was how English words are pronounced differently from French words (See phonology section). The learner's preferred learning method is within a class setting, where she can ... stakes when she speaks, and because of her limited vocabulary she has difficulty expressing herself.PhonologyFrench systems of word stress and rhythm are very different to English. The stress pattern ...

(6 pages) 110 2 2.3 Mar/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

Comparison of SSE and Scots

ere are and which factors are influencing them today. In the following sections I will focus on the phonology, morphology, syntax and lexis to give a more precise view on the language. In the conclusi ... ve English speakers. All types of SSE tend to be pronounced more Scottish-accented since WW II. The phonology and syntax of SSE in areas where Gaelic is still spoken are influenced by Gaelic, especial ...

(20 pages) 3450 0 5.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

Reading Essay

(7 pages) 23 0 0.0 Oct/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness