Book Report of "Language in My Thought and My Action" Essay
Language in my Thought and my Action
Since I was born, I have been learning languages consciously and unconsciously without asking why. S.I. Hayakawa and Alan R. Hayakawa‘s Language in Thought and Action remind me the goal of the study of language – to learn to think more clearly, to speak and to write more effectively, and to listen and to read with greater understanding.
This book is divided into 2 parts, the functions of language and language and thought. The deepest debt of the author in this book is to the general semantics. It is designed to educate the reader using concepts that are first explained in straightforward terms …show more content…
Generally speaking, not only entertainment news reporting, but also hard news journalism is losing the public’s trust because too many journalists, especially those on the television networks and major city newspapers are arrogant and blatantly biased. Nevertheless, I believe that whatever my personal beliefs, I need to try my best to have an open mind, it is the most important professional attribute.
What I have learnt form this book in relation to mass media
In the page 12 of this book, writer tells:
“Human fitness to survive requires the ability to talk, write, listen, and read in ways that increase the chances for you and fellow