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    The cultural similarity we have is that both of our families speak fluent spanish, displayed on page 22, but also throughout the book. Our differences are though Julian speaks fluent spanish, I speak fluent english. Shown on page 95 where Julian has to take classes to learn and improve his english. Our political similarity is when Julian’s family moved to Florida they lived in a democratic government (page 139) and I live in a democracy. Our political differences are when Julian lived in Havana he lived under a dictatorship, but I live under a democratic government, talked about on page 17 where people in the city are rebelling against the dictator. Our population similarity is we both have a diverse society, on pages 282-283 where Julian…

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    Foreign You can’t call yourself truly fluent in English, just because you can speak one-line English here and there. You are truly fluent in English only when you can speak English continuously. (Nair, 2005) At length, by giving supporting details, reasons, justifications, and illustrative examples of situations and events easily, clearly, confidently, without unwanted hesitations and by effectively managing all naturally occurring hesitations. This was proved in the book of Professor Kev…

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    In Rasinki’s The Fluent Reader, he outlines the importance of repeated reading when improving fluency skills. Repeated reading gives children the opportunity to practice what they have read and work on comprehension, intonation and accuracy. One strategy shown in the text is called radio reading. Radio reading is similar to that of round robin reading, but it places emphasis on collaboration. They are similar in the sense that they use a systematic approach, which will help students practice…

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    After hearing this short speech, I analyzed John Moore’s topic “Fluent Talk on Stuttering” and gained some knowledge to what he was trying to impact us with. He wants us to know that adult stutterers can minimize their stubborn talk with different methods to speak more fluently with others. I believe this is essential to know for a variety of reasons. Only one percent of the world’s adult population stutter, including him, and can damage those who do in many ways. This vital information can help…

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    As the name suggests, Wernicke’s aphasia is caused by damage to Wernicke’s area, located near the back of the temporal lobe on the left side of the brain. Being a fluent aphasia, individuals with Wernicke’s aphasia have fluent and connected speech but may have some difficulty with word retrieval. Severely impaired auditory comprehension is the defining symptom of Wernicke’s aphasia, so this should be examined in order to differentiate it from other aphasias and the improvement of which should…

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    Brianna Chapter Summary

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    the teacher. She was able to retell the story. She remembered many details. Brianna was able to answer most of the questions the teacher asked her related to the story. While Brianna has many strengths, she is not a fluent reader. She lacks speed and intonation as indicated within the running records summary. Referencing the running record, Brianna reads slowly, at 53 words per minute. Although she was…

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    Introduction The purpose of this fluency minilesson is to develop students’ ability to use text clues to read accurately and fluently. A fluent reader is defined as “having the ability to read with speed, accuracy and proper expression” (Salvadore, 2015). Readers must develop fluency skills to make the bridge from word recognition to reading comprehension. Fluency is an important necessity for skilled reading and reading comprehension (NICHHD, 2000). To transition from the beginning reading…

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    and hence any damage or defect would severely hamper language response in patients. He studied the behavior of his patient who had dysfunction in language output while his language understanding was normal. Viewing the youtube video the patient finds it extremely difficult to form words to speak and the words are not fluent enough but the patients understand the language well to term this findings as Dr.Brocas Asphasia and Non-fluent Asphasia. Upon the death of the patient, Dr.Broca opened the…

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    In this article, the authors tested five individuals who were categorized as fluent dysphasia with severe anomia (Hodges, Patterson, Oxbury, & Funnell, 1992). It explains that semantic memory is important for comprehension and it outlines the percentage of the long term memory. This kind of memory assists with picture-picture matching and item naming. The researchers recognized that all five individuals’ vocabularies decreased dramatically since their conditions first occurred. The individuals…

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    Yaaku Tribe

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    Yaaku: 10 speakers, 1 language The Mukogodo, indigenous to the Mukogodo forest in Kenya, are one of the smallest tribes in the world consisting of only 5500 members. There language scarcer, with only Ten people speaking and only one completely fluent. The Yaaku is an example of how some languages struggle after cultural assimilation. Today the language sustains with one completely fluent speaker, an 84 year-old man, determined to save their dying language in order to preserve their culture…

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