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    Language Reflection

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    marks that are put together according to certain rules, resulting in meanings that are intelligible to all who share that language”. (Haviland, Prins, McBride, & Walrath, 2014) Tonal language was taught while learning the alphabet and phonology applied to each letter. Morphology and morphemes were introduced to me as I learned to read. Then the syntax were shown to me; which helped to develop my writing system; at the end of this process the result was knowing how to use proper grammer. The…

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    The process of finding an article of interest begins by opening the Internet and going to a general website where one can conduct a common search. Some examples of general websites are Google, Yahoo, or Bing. Once this website is open, an individual can type in the name of the topic he or she in interested in finding out more information about. For example if an adult is interested in finding out information about optimizing the development of children, he or she can type in something like “ways…

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    Linguistic Analysis of Poems by Emily Dickinson INTRODUCTION Linguistic Analysis deals with the scientific analysis or study of language. It includes at the very least one of the five branches of linguistics: Phonology, Morphology, Semantics, Syntax and Pragmatics. Linguistic Analysis can be used to determine the historical connection between distinct languages from different locations of the world. But the fact that languages can vary vastly depending upon the region, and hence accurately…

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    those children quite fluent in their new language. In addition, school aged children can't get the new language as easy as the pre-children. They have to make an extra effort in order to understand the semantics, syntax and the rest of the linguistics branches. Beside they need to practice it among a community that forces them to use it such as schools. Participating in social practices using a second language makes children improve their way of expressing their ideas and emotions,…

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    Second Language Sequence

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    Learning a second language is a complex process that exceeds the acquisition of its structure and vocabulary. One of the major components of mastering a new language requires learners to become familiar and sensitive to the preference in language use by native speakers of certain sequences of words over others (Wray, 2000). It is the mastery of these word sequences that distinguishes novice from proficient L2 learners. Yet, there is still little agreement across studies on the number of words…

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    several studies, they found a correlational relationship with decoding and linguistic comprehension to reading comprehension, and summarized that decoding and linguistic comprehension are unrelated; however, both related to reading comprehension. During the early grades correlation between decoding and reading comprehension is stronger than linguistic comprehension, but in the later grades the relationship between linguistic comprehension and reading comprehension becomes stronger. The SVR has…

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    childhood; he explains, “As Blake learned these pleasantries… I wondered how much-or how little-his grasp of basic linguistic etiquette is grounded in the syntactical rules that structure how words are combined in English” (133). Besides this example, he cites other phrases such as “Won’t you come in?”…

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    Epistemology and Contemporary Methodologies in English teaching Characterized by frequent change and innovation, the foundation of contemporary language teaching was developed during the early part of the twentieth century, as applied linguists as others pursued to build principles and procedures for the design of teaching methods and materials (RICHARDS; RODGERS, 2014, p. 1). The aim of the present text is to walk through the changes in language teaching through the methodologies, giving…

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    Within a humanistic society communication is essential in its ability to covey the deepest secrets and ideals towards potentially anyone. In other species an innateness to communicate creates a differing pattern of communicative, meaningful vocalisations. These can range from bird songs that incorporate a limitedly learnt system or even domesticated pets using pitch variations to express themselves in scenarios. Humanistic communicative function can be infinite in its premise, utilising a…

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    stresses too much the sound make it sound like an O sound, but in Maine’s English the sound is more like the word Father. In the case of Foggy, the phonic is totally different. It is “fagi” and sounded like AH in the word Father. And the word Dog is applied the same with the sound of a; jaw drop. In another example, the “r” word is used either in the middle of the word or at the end of the word. Normally, a normal American’s tongue when pronounce the r sound is flat up to the teeth and up to…

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