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    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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    vocabulary learning is better. The researcher tries to examine these two differences. How we make sure that which strategy is better for the situation with shortage of time. The incidental learning often requires long-term and extensive exposure to linguistic input and such naturalistic language learning conditions are not commonplace in English…

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    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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    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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    Analysis Of Swales

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    can be recognized by a clause; at the other by various sentences. It is a functional not a formal constituent. Ding suggested that writing genres can be explained as a functional constituent in a text, being pertinent to the whole task, which is applied to recognize the textual regularities in specific genres of writing. (Ding, 2007). Based on what he said, Moves can have various lengths from one proposition to several paragraphs. Furthermore, Nwogu (1997) describes Move as "a text segment…

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    Mirror Stage

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    Lacan, From The Mirror Stage as Formative of the Function of the I as Revealed in Psychoanalytic Experience 1.The mirror stage helps an individual form a sense of self. a. This concept originated from looking at human behavior within the comparative psychology field. b. When looking in the mirror, the child notices that image that mimics his or her image in the mirror. c. He or she then must determine the relationship between himself or herself and the image reflected back…

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    of a text can be understood more efficiently by examining its relationship to the overall composition of a text. Ferdinand de Saussure, the “father of modern linguistics” (845) is a prominent critic in the Structuralism movement. The understanding of Saussure’s theory in Structuralism will be examined using mathematical examples and applied to interpret The Great Gatsby. Saussure’s theory of literature centers on the “principle of the ‘arbitrary’ (purely conventional) nature of the sign” (846).…

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    INTRODUCTION There are unlimited challenges for second language acquisition. Generally, it is very important to search for significant and proper way to deliver information in teaching and learning process in order to achieve language acquisition effectively. What is language learning? The similarity of language learning and language acquisition can be determined when a learner gives input and output of the language and try to apply the use of second language in her/his daily life. The…

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    The Importance Of Language

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    exaggerated and apparent when we compare the language of Shakespearian England to today. If there had been a band of people to rally against the word ‘thy’ becoming ‘thee’ and then ultimately the word we know today ‘the’ then we would perhaps still have linguistic feet planted in the past. As is stands new words enter the dictionary every year. There is not argument when ‘copernicium’ enters the dictionary (a word so new the spell check on my computer doesn’t recognise) Language has words that…

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    Language is a means of communication. Human beings have the most complicated language which have many systems within the same system. There are more than 6000 languages around the world (Anderson, 2010). The speaker of any language determine the history of the language and how it has been codified in dictionaries and what is should be a language or correct language and what it should not be a language or correct language. English language is one clear example of these processes of the language.…

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