Essays Tagged: "Languages"

Kalapalo Indians of Central Brazil.

ve is in the northeastern Mato Grosso state called Upper Xingu Basin. There are four unintelligible languages by groups in this region. This makes the Upper Xingu Basin linguistically diverse, but wit ...

(7 pages) 169 2 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

The Role Of Language

re are many forms and styles of language. Different counties and religions have different ancestral languages and styles of speaking.I personally, am learning a second language to allow me the opportu ...

(2 pages) 192 0 4.2 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

"Drug Terminology"

rican Settlers. Today, American language, or American vernacular, consists of a combination of many languages, incorrect use of English, slang, and other words that come about for certain purposes. I ...

(6 pages) 55 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

"Drug Terminology"

rican Settlers. Today, American language, or American vernacular, consists of a combination of many languages, incorrect use of English, slang, and other words that come about for certain purposes. I ...

(6 pages) 34 0 4.8 Nov/1996

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

Blaise Pascal

being overworked, and it was directedthat his education should be at first confined to the study of languages, andshould not include any mathematics. Young Pascal was very curious, oneday at the age o ...

(2 pages) 67 0 4.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Employment Skills

1, 1996Employment Skills-2Communicate. Communication skills require you to understand andspeak the languages in which business is conducted. You must be a goodlistener, and be able to understand thin ...

(3 pages) 230 0 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Diversity within English

anguagevariation is. We can say that the U.S. is linguistically diverse because of the multitude of languages spoken here,but we can also find diversity within these languages. All languages have both ...

(5 pages) 278 0 4.3 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Should Quebec (or other provinces) separate from Canada in order to best protect its constitutional rights?

ian seem to live together peacefully without conflict, even many people with different cultures and languages come to Canada in recent years. I thick Quebec has no reason to become independence from a ...

(2 pages) 64 0 4.1 Feb/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

A brief how-to essay on learning a foreign language

difficult as it's made out to be. Actually, English and Japanese are ranked as the two most complex languages in the world today, so no matter what language you chose to learn it's probably simpler th ...

(3 pages) 165 2 5.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Aborigial spirituality

ntial and relates to every aspect of Aboriginality. The term 'Dreaming', is translated into various languages of the Aboriginal people. The Ngarinyin aboriginal people in North West Australia call it ...

(5 pages) 95 0 3.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Paranormality & Spirituality

Does language effect the way we perceive the world? [Chomsky; Sapir-Whorf hypothesis; 1984]

uctures are universal, while cultural differences are merely superficial. Thus, he claimed that all languages function in the same way.Sapir and Whorf, however, said that language does not only reflec ... s essay, it is language that brings the world into existence. There are as many worlds as there are languages.

(2 pages) 138 0 4.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

An essay portraying a basic understanding of bilingualism in children, including definitions, adavantages and disadvantages, and critical ages in which learning is best.

Bilingualism LogSomeone who is bilingual has the ability to use two languages, especially with equal fluency. According to the 1990 United States Census, about 31.8 mil ... esearchers agree that children exposed to a second language at an early age will naturally put both languages to use. Children will often go through periods of blending the two languages. This occurs ... e, while another language, spoken outside of the home, will be more formal. A separation of the two languages is a gradual process, and there will often be periods when one language will be put to use ...

(2 pages) 106 0 4.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Singing Phonetically.

and understand that sounds from Mandarin China? It has been an advantage for people who speak many languages because they have access to more of the musical market then people who can only speak one ... ey accomplish this task? Some people attend schools that teach them how to pronounce words in other languages without them actually learning the language. The San Jose Taiko is such a place. Although ...

(10 pages) 50 0 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Bilingual Education.

technological preparation. The schools must teach the language of the world and the power of those languages along with geography, history and economics.Bilingual education is important in our econom ... thers. Language is our common form of communication and to understand each other we must know other languages. This of course is achieved by learning another language. The way to achieve this is to ha ...

(2 pages) 131 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Race and Ethnicity Paper.

fy with the Chinese people. My roots allow me to be classified as Asian. Mandarin and Cantonese are languages I have learned to speak and read. These languages also help to identify me as Chinese.What ...

(2 pages) 356 3 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Essay is called Osiris. It is a science fiction short story about an artificial intelligence computer struggling trying to gain freedom.

d through the internet. He could help the user write down its thoughts, write programming codes and languages, create animation, and play video games. At the click of a mouse or the tap of a key, he c ...

(4 pages) 48 1 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

History of the English Language.

e in a range of 1500 years. It is perhaps the best language in the world. It was influence by other languages such as Greek and Latin. Words like angel, disciple and devil come from Latin and Greek. T ... categories: old English, Middle English and modern English. English language also come from various languages such as Romantic, French, Italian, Keltic and Arabic. Religion also influed in the origins ...

(2 pages) 93 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Communicating in relationships according to linguists, psychologists, and writers.

ication that leads to misunderstandings. Deborah Tannen believes that men and women differ in their languages of conversation. She claims that women speak a language consisting mostly of rapport-talk, ...

(4 pages) 68 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Australian Aboriginal Culture before the arrival of the europeans.

igins with the Dreamtime. There were hundreds of different tribes around Australia, all with unique languages. Artwork was traded between tribes and people had to learn many languages to be able to co ... rth.Because there were so many tribes around Australia, there were hundreds of different Aboriginal languages. Most people in tribes knew over five languages so that the tribe could communicate with o ...

(3 pages) 84 0 3.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

The Impacts of Images: Photographic Languages.

The Impacts of Images: Photographic LanguagesIt has been said that words make us think, and pictures make us feel. Every photograph is a ... if not, the connection between the signifier and signified would be broken. Therefore, photographic languages are shared by people with similar culture backgrounds and knowledge systems. "In seeking t ... angle Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States (1996): 149-160. .Turner, Graeme. "Film Languages." Film as Social Practive, 3rd edition US: Routledge. 2001: 55-73, 22-221.Lester, Paul Mar ...

(9 pages) 134 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays