Macedonian language

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  • Benny Ballazhi Case Study

    throughout life. Success, is expected to bring out a certain amount of pride within an individual. In some culture’s, this may come across as boastful or arrogant, but in Macedonian culture, it is very much normal. This indicates a highly masculine culture where achievement is far more valuable than the experience alone. (Score: 80) Uncertainty Avoidance In Macedonia, being prepared is a valuable trait. People tend to exhibit a natural desire to work hard and face challenges. As oppose to leaving tasks to chance, most decisions are carried out only after careful analysis. Interestingly, there is a clear correlation between uncertainty avoidance and the masculinity category. In a culture where expectations are quite high, it would only make sense that mistakes are avoided at all costs. (Score: 70) Long Term Orientation People in Macedonia are fairly open to change, as long as some benefit can be clearly seen. However, there is a certain amount of value shown in traditional practices and customs as well. Macedonia falls largely in the middle within this category, while being more tolerant to change than that of more conservative cultures. Evolution within the culture, especially education, is often viewed as necessary in order to adapt in succeed in an ever changing world. (Score: 60) Indulgence Macedonians are largely restrained. Less emphasis and importance is placed on leisure time. Additionally, in some instances, engaging in leisure activity can be frowned upon.…

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  • Alexander The Great: The Invasion Of Persia

    Murdered at his daughter’s wedding in 336 B.C., the success of King Philip II of Macedonia was cut short at an inopportune time: just before his invasion of Persia. In accordance with Philip’s expectations, his son Alexander III inherited the Macedonian throne without much opposition, something uncommon for the time period. After securing the throne from pretenders and the nation from enemies, Alexander carried out his father’s plans to invade Persia, which had “dominated the whole world from…

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  • Alexander The Great: Hero Or Villain?

    it states, “Alexander the Great committed numerous acts of violence and destruction as a military leader, including destroying the ancient city of Persepolis and knocking down prominent statues and religious figures.” During Alexander’s power trip he has caused a lot of damage. Alexander’s army and advisors had a lot to do with Alexander’s success yet he treated them harshly. Alexander’s army made him successful by giving him a chance to plan out his tactics. In agreement with…

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  • Alexander The Great: The Civilized World

    about 13 years old, he became the student of Aristotle. He was always eager and ready to explore new things. Aristotle encouraged Alexander to take interest in other countries and races of people, and in plants and animals. He learned the ways of the Greeks which he joined into his life. His education was not all from books and teachers. He used to talk with ambassadors from many foreign countries, and with other well-known people at his father's court. When he was only 18 years old, he…

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  • Alexander III As A Historical Figure In History

    There is a plethora of historical figures in history, but some of these figures are more acknowledged and discussed about than others. The Macedonian general, Alexander III, also referred to as Alexander the Great, is one of the more prominent historical figures. There is no question that Alexander is famous for his undefeated streak during his military campaigns. However, many historians are in constant debate over whether or not Alexander was truly a military leader that deserved to be a…

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  • College Speech: Reflection In The First Day Of Speech

    Reflection I remember going to the College advisor and trying to figure out what class I would be taking for the fall semester of 2016. I was a little late in the enrollment process and some of the classes I wanted to take were either not available or completely filled. So my advisor asked me if I would be interested in taking speech class. I thought to myself “I don’t really like talking in front of people but it is a requirement.” So I signed up for Introduction to Speech Communication…

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  • The Importance Of Translation And Free Translation

    Translation existence results from the expansion and diversification of languages making individuals in need to collaborate and interact with each other and communicate. This implies that it has been practiced for thousands of years since the need for translation emerges when two (or more) different languages come into contact with one another. Its significance shows up from the earliest of the human development and civilization since it was – and still is – an important factor in establishing…

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  • The Sapir-Whorf Exphesis: The Influence Of Language On Human Language

    Commonly confused, the Linguistic relativity and linguistic determinism theories represent different points on a range of intensity regarding the influence of language on human thought. In order to understand the latter, the relativity theory must be understood, since it is a simpler form of determinism. Relativity, similar to the scientific uses of relativity theories, provides psychologist with a two sided phenomenon, often leaving people with varying positions; Simply put, language we are…

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  • Ethnicity And Ethnicity

    A way to learn about where these people come from, because languages all revert back to one location, one place, one people, all spread across the world and changing over time. Language originated from north east Africa and across the fertile crescent, and since then has evolved all across the world to adapt to the people. Language correlates to the people as different ethnic groups migrated. Language helps paint the picture for who you are and your culture, where you come from. Just…

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  • How Is Language Presented In I Am Writing Blindly?

    Language is a very powerful tool that can be expressed in different forms, each with a unique perspective. This is present in the stories “Two Words” by Isabel Allende and “I Am Writing Blindly” by Roger Rosenblatt. It is also visible in the collage titled “Always Together” by Philippe Beha and “Translations” a poem by Lake Sagaris. Three themes can be taken from the four interpretations on language. The theme that language is visible in every person, that the same words can have dual meanings…

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