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  • ESL Grammar Essay

    history, or math. They should try not be negatively swayed by grammatical errors. Grammar errors can, but should not, impact ELL assessment in content areas. A science test should be graded for its scientific content and not its incorrect grammar. The problem of unknowing ESL grammar eradicates when teachers do not how to explain it. Students seem to be affected more with writing than speaking. Pre-writing is an essential technique for the students whose first language is not English. Especially at the lower levels of proficiency, “students have a limited lexicon and therefore often have difficulty expressing their ideas (Tesolorg,2009).” For that reason, teachers need to help students to generate vocabulary and grammatical structures relevant to the topics they are writing for. Verb tenses and phrasal verbs are important forms of grammar that ESL students struggle at the time of writing or speaking. Drafting is the second most complex thing at the time of writing for ELLs. In this stage students have to write their ideas using the structures created in pre-writing. Teachers should help ELLs learners that drafts are not their final paper, and they are able to make mistakes such as grammar incongruences, punctuation, or structure. Second language learners will also need some guidance to review and edit their work before their final draft. In this stage, students need to address word usage, clarification of ideas, grammatical accuracy, punctuation, spelling, and…

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  • Verbal Aspect Analysis

    The simple present and the present progressive encode semantic meaning through a combination of devices. From general to specific, these semantic devices are: (a) nature of the specific verbal aspect, (b) inherent semantic properties of the verb, (c) aspectual classes of the verb, and (d) core meanings of the verb predicate. Below is the essence of each semantic device, presented in the order just mentioned. Nature of Verbal Aspect. Exploration of the nature of verbal aspect can be traced back…

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  • Tender Buttons

    using abstract ways and forms. She manipulates language structures through her unorthodox writing style. Interestingly enough, Stein herself notices that her use of language caused merriment among other writers and critics. Stein states, “My sentences do get under their skin…” (The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas 70). This, supposedly, is every writer’s wish, but Stein has a special aim in delivering her thoughts. Yet, Cappello conveys the image that she is conveying through well built and read…

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  • Chinese Grammatical System Essay

    Modern Chinese grammatical system need to have a particular form that would allow actions or verbs to express various progresses of the state in each situation; therefore, it needs a particle to be added to the sentence to achieve this need. Chinese grammar is not similar to English grammar, in which English can add -ing onto the end of a verb to show the ongoing state of an action. Chinese has many particles such as le, zhe, guo that are being used in the sentences to add aspectual values to…

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  • My Influence

    Influence The right or wrong words that we hear in specific situations, from people who we love, when we are growing up, can be an important influence on the way we see the world. I feel graceful for all the people that I have met, because one way or another they are part of my life. One person has been a big influence on me, she is my mother, and the most important lessons in my life came from a trivial story. I was 16 years old cursing my sophomore year in high school. As a teenager in the…

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  • Atrium Fire Case Study

    under certain conditions, atrium can be used as a stack to extract smoke when its adjacent floor catches fire. Atrium is a large shaft; it can lead smoke to flow out by flooding flow, which is helpful to prevent smoke from spreading to the adjacent building Whether flooding flow will occur in an atrium when its adjacent floor catches fire depends on the aspect ratio of an atrium under fire ( γf ). Where γf = A/H2 From the results of simulations, when γf ≤ 0.157 , and there is open vents…

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  • Symbolism In The Heroic Slave By Frederick Douglass

    with its motives and facts, is recorded in a published document called Nat Turner's Confessions, written by a white lawyer upon interviewing Turner in prison after the insurrection. It is the most accurate and detailed document available on the revolt. Frederick Douglass, on the other hand, after gaining his freedom, published literary works that include his own narrative of his life and some short stories. One of his short stories is a fictional account of a slave revolt called The Heroic…

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  • Feinility Vs. Masculinity In Chinua's Things Fall Apart

    being less than desirable. The protagonist in the story, Okonkwo, is the champion of this thought. As what would happen to him seems to happen to the Ibo. When Okonkwo disagrees he is usually correct and the tribe would suffer the same fate and vice versa. In the novel the Chi is a powerful spirit that determines a man's lot in life. One such instance is when Okonkwo was disbanded from his home for a Feminine murder; Clearly his personal god or Chi was not made for great things. A man…

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  • Dolce And Gabbana Advertisement Analysis

    the people are sexy and attractive. Another name brand that’s feeding right along into this fabulous lifestyle that can be all yours with the purchase of our product is Gucci. The advertisement for a Gucci perfume/cologne in Cosmopolitan I came across was without doubt the most bizarre one yet. It definitely succeeded in making me stop and look instead of just flipping past the page. It made me feel slightly uncomfortable but also intrigued at the same time. I was shocked and confused with what…

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  • The Monotonic And Axial Stress-Strain Responses Of Fists

    Fig. 5 shows the monotonic and cyclic stress-strain responses of selected specimens having all influential parameters considered in this study, such as the volumetric ratio of transverse steel reinforcement, number of CFRP layers, and aspect ratio. In this figure, the axial stress was calculated by dividing the axial load to the column cross-sectional area, and the corresponding axial strain was derived from the average readings of the four LVDTs divided by the central gauge length of each…

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