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    Hull Dialect Analysis

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    Description and Analysis of some features of the Hull accent and dialect and how these features differ from Standard English I. Introduction When foreign learners come to the UK at the first time, they are usually surprised to discover that the native speakers seem to speak faster than expected and be different in many ways from the English the foreign learners have learned. It is possibly differences of pronunciation that will directly shock them, foreign learners may also pay attention to differences of grammar and vocabulary. This essay will describe some features of the Hull accent and dialect. According to English Accents & Dialects (2013: Hull-or Kingston upon Hull, to give the city its full designation, which is the largest urban area…

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    Language vs Dialect vs Accent • Language is a collection of dialects that are usually linguistically similar used by different social groups who choose to say that they are speakers of one language which functions to unite & represent them to other groups. • Dialect deals with vocabulary, grammar, phonology, pronunciation, etc. • Accent deals with pronunciation and phonology • Regional variation 1. A variety of a language spoken by a particular group based on region (caused by geographical…

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    “Hey guys what’s up it’s your two favorite people back at it again with the vlogging and today me and Crimson are going to do the 24 hour graveyard challenge. “At the moment Crimson is driving to the graveyard,” I said. We got an in and out burger before we got to the graveyard and when I lifted my burger to my mouth the grease dripped into my mouth and the sweet and savory meat, cheese, and ketchup exploded in my mouth. As we pulled into the parking lot the screeches of the car tires rolling on…

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    Language and the Accent” Long time ago in a faraway land named Japan, a young lady was being asked by her Japanese host mother, if she wanted to eat some lice. Needless to say she was horrified! Japanese eat lice! How disgusting! She thought to herself. As she looked at her host mother she quickly realized that she was trying to say rice and not lice! This was my first experience many years ago with accents. This is when I realized how important accents are. What is an accent? The Oxford…

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    Laughing without an accent is a story about how Firoozeh Dumas grew up in America growing up Iranian. During her life she had some struggles because of the prejudices that Americans treated her with during different times of her life because of what was going on between Iran and the United States like the hostage crisis. The author Firoozeh Dumas wrote the story about herself where she is the main character in her book. Firoozeh Dumas wrote her story from when she was a little girl living in…

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    Attitude towards Death in Emily Dickinson’s Poetry Emily Dickinson was a poet born in Massachusetts. Her works were all published posthumously as while she wrote poetry, she did not publish any of her own works. Included in these works are the poems “Because I could not stop for Death” and “I felt a Funeral in my Brain”. These two poems encompass Emily’s thoughts towards death and the afterlife. Through the use of alliteration, imagery, and tone, Emily Dickinson presents different attitudes…

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    Introduction A sound can be separated into two components; envelope and find structure. The envelope is an outline of the waveform that reflects the fluctuation of amplitude of a sound. The envelope can be thought of as the overall morphology of the sound wave given. In a sound wave, the fine structure is the sound within the envelope. The fine structure can be thought of as the more detailed variation of the sound wave because the sound itself moves at a much faster pace than the overall…

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    Name: Suad Alnababteh Assignment #4 1. Citation in APA style KANG, O., RUBIN, D., & PICKERING, L.. (2010). Suprasegmental Measures of Accentedness and Judgments of Language Learner Proficiency in Oral English. The Modern Language Journal, 94(4), 554–566. 2. What was the researcher 's purpose in conducting this study? The aim of this study was to examine oral proficiency and comprehensibility in nonnative speakers of English using suprasegmental features of accentedness. 3. What were the…

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    “Unintentional burn injuries” occur very often in the pediatric populations (World Health Organization, 2008, p. 7). Furthermore, burn trauma inevitably results in ongoing stress for the patients and their families (Young, Kenardy, Cobham & Kimble, 2012). In anticipation for the short term and long-term effects of significant stress, nursing care within the acute care setting must utilize strategies to reduce stress. This paper highlights factors contributing to stress following a pediatric burn…

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    The Hunted I didn’t know who I was. I woke up next to a bunch of muddy kids. They all smelled like they haven't showered in weeks. There was two twins, a chubby kid, and probably the skinniest kid I’ve ever seen. Then I realized I smelled just like them. The chubby one woke up startled just as I had. He was confused. He saw me and stared. After a while of his staring my attitude kicked in and I asked “ Can I help you?” He kept staring then soon whispered “Jack. “ I was confused. I looked…

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