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    proved to be exceedingly beneficial. Children are born with the innate ability to become multilingual and have a desire to communicate with the world. Some time, some where during one’s lifetime, that craving is lost. More and more we develop a linguistic complacency and we are willing to declare lingual authority in order to communicate with the world. In commanding the cooperation with the world, English would be forced down the throats and into the mouths of unwilling participants. There is…

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    The Four Resource Model

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    The Four Resource model was created by Freebody and Luke in the 1990s as previous literacy models were essential, but not sufficient. Previous approaches include the skills approach, whole language approach and genre approach (Anstey, 2002). The Four Resource model assists with the development of the ability to analyse tasks, solve problems, identify resources and self monitor which are essential to being a competent reader (Anstey, 2002). This model aims for balanced content for the development…

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    Charles Simic Analysis

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    Charles Simic Few survivors of the monumental World War 2 have survived to pass on their tales, and even fewer of these share their experiences through poetry. Charles Simic is a rare gem in the poet community, whose work is reflected by the span of countries, time periods and life lessons he has experienced. A figurehead of the surrealist movement in poetry, Charles Simic has established a firm reputation for his poetry in the United States. Born on May 9, 1938 in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, Simic…

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    In our educational experience, there are going to be pros and cons. We also have similarities and differences with others, but that doesn’t make our education any better than theirs. What truly matter is that you have gotten some sort of education and strived to continue. In “ I Just Wanna Be Average” by Mike Rose showing ruff times he had in school. Also, “Aria: Memoir of a Bilingual Childhood” by Richard Rodriguez that was spoken in a different time period of history where it was hard for some…

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    Introduction In this document, I will describe my observation of an ESP class at BRAC University. The purpose of this report is to reflect on the teacher’s teaching strategies and class environment in relation with what I have learned in my teaching practicum class. The one and half hour lesson conducted on 29th may 2016. Pre Observation Conference I had a Pre observation conference with the teacher to know a brief overview about the class. I had discussed class size and level; there were 30…

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    affect and cognitive variables; the role of the broader social context and linguistic environment as sources of negative and positive evidence and of opportunities for input, output, and interaction (Long, Granena, & Yilmaz, 2016). In addition priority and interest, areas have also included implicit and explicit knowledge; incidental and intentional learning; processes and sequences in interlanguage development; and cross-linguistic influence…

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    applauded by the teacher and the high frequency of this process increases the students’ condition to develop language effectively in the future. It is supported that “Behaviourism analysis is alive and well, and is making significant contribution in applied language settings” (Castagnero, 2006, cited in Harmer, 2007, p.52). However, it has been attracted heavy criticism, especially from Chomsky. As Chapman (2006) perceptively points out, Chomsky totally disagrees with behaviorism theory and…

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    Specific Language Impairment (SLI) is a language impairment in children that is characterized by atypical language development with no presence of cognitive or neurological deficits (Parisse & Millart, 2009). Expressive language production is vital to academic performance and social communication. Language skills observed in children with SLI is substantially below that of typically developing peers. Due to the wide range of deficits in both receptive and expressive language in children with SLI…

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    While learning the principals of Functional Grammar, the students begin to decipher the linguistic variances that are common for the different fields of knowledge or subject areas. For example, scientific writing contains more technical and objective language whereas English writing often contains symbolic, literary, and subjective language (Balzarolo…

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    extremely critical and sarcasm. This gives the audience a sense of dedication. However, his research mainly focuses on characters' fate, sociolinguistics, and translations. From the perspective of linguistics, especially the theory of speech act, there is relatively little research on the analysis of the linguistic features of the drama “The Flower Girl”. The “Flowers of Flowers” uses a large number of irony techniques to provide a rich source for this research. Therefore, the irony of verbal…

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