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    36). It includes four sub-competences which are interconnected and they cannot develop separately. These four competences are: _ Linguistic Competence: is related to language knowledge such as spelling, structure and pronunciation. – Sociolinguistic (pragmatic competence): implies an understanding of the way of using the language properly in certain social contexts. – Discourse Competence: emphasizes two elements which are cohesion and coherence of the whole text. – Strategic Competence:…

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    of October, because this is when all of the bands in the North Carolina district compete. They compete for who is the best, but not for money more on what we call ranks. In summary, music is the bread of life that feeds my soul. It is the only language that I feel is universally recognized and ultimately understood. It takes me back to the past, whether it is good or bad, but it also brings me back to the present state. Most of all music heals me in so many ways like being calm, happy, and at…

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    Saussure was responsible for the systematic study of language and he was also responsible for the three directions in the study of language and involve the branches of linguistic diachronic and synchrony and he contributed on the idea of the sign which includes the signifier and the signified. Ferdinand who was the father of linguistics came up with this ideas which contributed towards the modern linguistics. He also spoke of the idea of language which had a contribution towards the idea of…

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    of life and its manifestationsthat are peculiar to a community that uses a particular language as its means of expression” (1988:94). Consequently, each community has its own particular cultural patterns. The translator’s role becomes clearly a transcultural mediator between communities. Newmark sustains (1988:95) that language is not a component of culture, whereas Hans Vermeer remarks (2000:222) that language is part of a culture. In these terms, Newmark says that, in Vermeer’s opinion, it…

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    When I moved to the United States, I was only sixteen years old, and beginning my junior year in high school. I come from Dominican Republic, where the native language is Spanish. In my country most of the young citizens learn the basic of speaking, and writing in English. For example, my friends are able to understand, and interact with a movie in English, even if the movie does not have subtitles in Spanish. I have only been studying English for two years, and I successfully completed high…

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    concerned that Sallie does not understand what is being said to her in the classroom environment. Sallie’s vocabulary, feeding, speech sounds, and speech developmental rate are unremarkable. Sallie’s language is an area of concern, according to her parents and teacher. The concern about Sallie’s language was first noted this year by her classroom teacher. . Oral Structures & Function: An oral mechanism examination was completed for Sallie. The examination assessed facial symmetry, lip and jaw…

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    Some argue that the ability to use language was an important selective pressure on the development of larger brains and cognitive ability8. However, language use is unlikely to have been a significant selective force without other benefits of cooperative behavior already in place. The ability coordinate resource gathering strategies and to share information would not be useful, and likely would never have developed, if the language capable species had not already had significant cooperative…

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    to make the community of language move on to a new chapter when he developed a new language and a book to teach everybody how to speak it. Noam Chomsky is regarded as one of the greatest linguist in history because of his contributions regarding transformational grammar. Pei and Chomsky contributed to the language community of the world in many important ways. Mario Pei’s contributions although the greatest where unsuccessful makes him a more important figure in the language community because he…

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    Language, an everyday form of communication throughout history, has significant effects on the perceptions and viewpoints of the world, whether it relates to time, direction or patterns of life. Furthermore, with the spread of languages across the globe and more than half of earth’s six billion people speaking more than one language, bilingualism remains one of the most quintessential skills in the development of the world. However, the influence of bilingualism and the role it plays in this…

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    For as long as civilization has existed, languages have been adapted for hundreds of unique cultures and societies. In the past, language was developed based on individual societies because travel and communication were extremely limited. We see the effects of this today because of the many languages used around the world. Each region is seen as synonymous with a particular language and dialect. Language has developed into another method of distinguishing between cultures. However, with the…

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