Applied linguistics

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  • Second Language Sequence

    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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  • Languages Of Bilingual Children

    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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  • Phhonological Awareness In Reading

    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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  • Analysis Of Ben Zimmer's Article 'Chunking'

    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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  • Collaborative Language Teaching Essay

    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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  • Noam Chomsky's Innateness Theory

    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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  • Language And Cohesion In Language

    Firstly, text and discourse are two key terms in linguistics. From a linguistic perspective, the earlier is used to “refer to any written or taped record of a certain piece of communication”. The former is used to “refer to the piece of communication in context”. (Nunan, 1993, P. 20) In addition, discourse in linguistics, is a unit of language larger than a single sentence. More broadly, discourse is known as the use of spoken or written language in a social context. Furthermore, discourses need…

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  • Maine's Linguistics: Compare And Contrast

    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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  • The Gap Between Knowledge And Development Of Noam Chomsky And Leonard Bloomfield

    the stimuli, so then a speech-event can be produced from the source of the linguist's data, followed by the transmission of the sound to a hearer’s producing a reaction. The speaker, as well as the hearer, is able to produce a practical event or linguistic substitute, the term substitute is a reference to the learned nature of the speakers and listeners reactions that involve language. From Bloomfield perspective’s, children approach language by repetition through habits and stimulus. Indeed,…

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  • Gender Differences In Bilingual Education

    correction are not addressed extensively even when the assessment of student texts is based at least partly on students’ proficiency in the privileged variety of English… [students are] being held accountable for what is not being taught” (p. 640). This applied heavily to our own ENG 101, ENG 102, or ENG 105 classes where students aren’t required to look at any teaching on grammar (It’s optional, but does making that available absolve us from teaching it?), but they are held to…

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