Essays Tagged: "Spoken language"

Multiculturalism In Canada

Day celebrations where we celebrate our various diversities.Did you know that the most commonly spoken language in Vancouver is MandarinChinese and other dialects of Chinese? People may be shoc ...

(2 pages) 98 0 3.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


evelopmental disability or sensory impairment.Common problems of dyslexia are slowness at acquiring spoken languageand difficulties with speech such as a lisp, or a sound that can't be pronounced.Dysl ... neering there may be exceptional talent. Thereare weaknesses, however, which may show themselves in spoken language.Many of these weaknesses are overcome by practice and suitable training, but theproc ...

(3 pages) 67 1 2.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Patterns in the Mind, summative essay on Ray Jackendoff's book on language and human nature.

is not just hearing or listening. It is something different for each person. Each person perceives spoken language differently, due to various factors, facial expression, intonation, body language, e ... would have no meaning or not make any sense, for example, when hearing an unknown foreign language spoken.Music is a good example of the construction of experience. I have never been a fan of heavy, ...

(2 pages) 23 2 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Social Policy relating to people with disability.

more of the basic cognitive and psychological process involved in understanding or using written or spoken language". I will give an overview of service provision from the incarceration of individuals ...

(9 pages) 327 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Film Language. In search of a definition. A linguistical approach.

tween moving images and storytelling, it seems to have grown into a technical, visual competitor to spoken language. From there something resembling an international language theory has developed.In t ... make a 100% audio film. The development of sound technology really cuts both ways. On the one hand, spoken words can be viewed as superfluous elements in film since the images can tell the complete st ...

(6 pages) 127 1 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

In light of what you know about linguistics and the nature of language, comment critically upon the views in the following statements:

d that a language, or particular strand of a language is a reflection of the society in which it is spoken. Language is also seen as portraying ones social or cultural identity. Claire Kramsch noted t ... ocial dialects and accents would be almost impossible to acquire for someone who has previously not spoken that language or had not been culturally influenced in that nation.George Yule also recognise ...

(6 pages) 111 0 3.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Letter Writing as an Interdiscursive Genre

nto the intertext .- Murray ( 1988 ) has demonstrated that oral defenses of dissertations, although spoken, may be " highly integrated and personal " . Similarly, Tannen ( 1985 ) analysed written disc ... ritten narrative showing that written discourse can be based on features previously associated with spoken discourse ". And finally, Tannen ( 1989 ) examines the link between literary and spoken langu ...

(4 pages) 33 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Development Of An 8 Year Old

others, school atmosphere and the family environment. At the age of 8 more children are adapted to spoken language rather then written language, just because they are influenced very much by televisi ...

(7 pages) 96 0 3.7 May/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Ferdinand de Saussure - approach to language

valuable if they collude.Structural grammar is used to describe the formal structural units in any spoken language. Saussure, structuralist himself, states that each particular language underlies a s ...

(1 pages) 35 0 3.7 Aug/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies


live in small groups in a very hostile and inhospitable environs. They developed their own sign or spoken language to communicate between themselves. They made their own rules and the most powerful o ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Welsh Culture

anguage, these differences are relatively minor. Not so minor, however, are the differences between spoken Welsh and written Welsh. Written Welsh is much more formal than the commonly spoken forms of ... till ultimately ruled by the United Kingdom, it is also self governed with Welsh being the language spoken in all governmental meetings and communications. Street signs are posted in both languages wi ...

(4 pages) 903 0 3.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

French influence in Vietnam in the 19th century.

were hardly influenced by the French and it could be said that in the 19th century, the Vietnamese spoken language sounded just like the Chinese spoken language to people who couldn't tell the differ ... t tell the difference. Even though the French language didn't have a great impact on the Vietnamese spoken language, many well educated Vietnamese speak French. The French influence in Vietnamese cult ...

(4 pages) 25 0 4.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Speaking one tongue

Week 2Speaking in one tongueWith a language spoken somewhere in the world disappearing every fortnight, this article examines the reasons behind ... mes from native language and culture this brings simply means that we lose a lot more than just the spoken language when a language disappears. We loose cultures, traditions and customs that are uniqu ...

(1 pages) 21 2 2.5 Nov/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Ethic Group Conflict Hutu and Twa Tribes

other tribes (Exploring the Environment, 2005).Similarities between the Hutu and Twa begin with the spoken language, Kinya-rwanda and progresses to different practiced religious beliefs, which are Chr ...

(6 pages) 39 0 0.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Cross cultural management

country that is foreign to them to do some cultural homework. In cross-cultural communication, the spoken language is not the only thing that can affect the whole negotiation process but also the bod ... ptions. These communication variables includeattitudes, thought patterns, roles and language either spoken or written. Each variable may cause negotiation blunders if the people had not practice on it ...

(10 pages) 172 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Dyslexia Theories and Treatments

ges from the eyes completely and correctly to the ears and mouth, or the ability to understand that spoken language is made up of sound units.To understand dyslexia you must be aware of the causes, ef ... or it to feel right as they are writing. Other symptoms are problems with, comprehending written or spoken directions, difficulty repeating what is said to them, difficulty understanding or rememberin ...

(6 pages) 33 0 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Child Psych Case Study

ey's English was not good and also at her school Ashley's teacher noted that she struggled with the spoken language and had limited vocabulary.Ashley's autistic symptoms are manifested in her difficul ...

(5 pages) 68 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Bicultural Education Describe the historical development of one issue of concern to Maori and critically examine the events, attitudes and beliefs that relate to this issue. Discuss the significance for bicultural practice in early childhood education.

James Lochead-MacMillan ID 12413 Surveys held in the 1970's determined that the use of Maori as a spoken language was in severe decline and only begin sustained by an older generation according to B ... in NZTC, 2009, p23) Baker, 2001(cited in NZTC, 2009) found that in bicultural society, the majority spoken language was adopted as it was felt that the opportunities for development could be missed if ...

(8 pages) 15 0 0.0 Aug/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Language in the U.S.

English as their main language or as a second language and alone there are more than 300 languages spoken every day. (Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, 1990 Table: "Language Spoken at Home and Abili ... e choice or the official language! According to the United States Constitution, English is the most spoken language and yet has still not been adopted as the official language.English has always been ...

(6 pages) 19 0 0.0 Jul/2011

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

mass media and language

Mass Media & LanguageEvery human knows at least one language, spoken or signed. Language enabling speakers to communicate with each other to express ideas, emotio ... language. However, communicating information to a radio audience is best done everyday via standard spoken language. It is because language is the principal ingredient which the mass media interacts w ... ty. So that mass media very much clear on the usage of smooth and easy language so called, standard spoken language, to reach their audience with actual content. Nevertheless, formal high variety of l ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media