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    Just how important is it to use hand gestures to improve your public talk, presentation or sermon? This is one aspect of public speaking that speech trainers frequently ignore. As a result, many people sitting in the audience can find themselves distracted, amused, or even irritated by bad or inappropriate use of gestures. Let me tell you a brief story. Just a few days ago, I was attempting to buy some eggs. A simple enough task. However, I did have a problem. My neighbour, who keeps chickens,…

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    Linguistic Analysis deals with the scientific analysis or study of language. It includes at the very least one of the five branches of linguistics: Phonology, Morphology, Semantics, Syntax and Pragmatics. Linguistic Analysis can be used to determine the historical connection between distinct languages from different locations of the world. But the fact that languages can vary vastly depending upon the region, and hence accurately defining a language can be a tough task. A careful inspection of…

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    Semantics is the study of how we construct and understand the meanings of words and groups of words (Denham and Lobeck, 2013). 1. SEMANTIC FIELDS AND HYPONYYM Semantic fields are classifications of words associated with their meanings (Denham & Lobeck, 2013). Since we are analyzing 2 different car advertisements, so the semantic field could possibly be CARS’ BRAND NAME. Under the field, we have two hyponyms which are Renault and Toyota. A hyponym is a word whose meaning is included, or…

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    difference between synchronic linguistics, which is studied during a point in time, and diachronic, which studies language throughout human history. Next, he discusses the fact that language abides by a set of rules and can be viewed by structural units which creates a system of values. Ultimately, language as a duality…

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    this study, the role of ambiguous words seems more important as compared to unambiguous words. These ambiguous words role is taken as advantageous that is peculiarly termed as polysemy. This specific term caters many meanings and certain aspects of language in it. In Jager and Clelands’ paper, the research question focuses on the effects of polysemy for concrete nouns and for a mix of abstract words with the adoption of new word sets. It also provides diverse alternative explanations for the…

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    English became my second language and at of an age of eight I understood I needed to learn English in order to adapt into this new profound culture. Yet, English was not easy to come by as it was a completely new language and new subject. However, I had many helps from my family, friends, teacher, books, and even television was a big help. The earliest memory I can hold of me learning English…

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    Title What do the words of the title suggest to you? What denotations are presented in the title? What connotations or associations do the words posses? Colossus refers to the Colossus of Rhodes, which is one of the seven wonders of the world. The Colossus of Rhodes was built to celebrate victory over the ruler of Cyprus in 305 BC. Denotations: The poem is about a new statue that resembles the Colossus in Ancient Greece. Connotations: Colossus of Rhodes was a statue in Greece that had…

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    Wrinkles. Gray hair. Memory hiccups. All “symptoms” of becoming wise, and old. Aging is often referred to as a disease. However, without death, the world would become a crowded and stressful place. Even though everyone could learn, study, and create without dying, humans should not be allowed to live forever due to controversy, environmental issues, and the role playing of God. Firstly, humans should not live forever as the mixture of humans from different time periods would create huge…

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    What is personality? Personality comes from the Latin word persona. It's an different roles or identities. Personality is made up of many characteristic such as, patterns of thoughts, behaviors, and feeling. Personality makes a person unique. According to the "Trait Theory", a person can determine their personality based on the "Big Five Traits" (BFT). The Big Five Traits are openness to experience, conscientiouness, extraversion, agreedable, and neuroticism. Personality theorist call these…

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    Reading Memoir When it comes it reading, it is something that I often cherish and embrace. However, I have faced many obstacles to have the reading capability I have today. From humble beginnings, I was muted and was unable to speak my native language Creole or English. Which resulted in some delays in reading development. Once my family and I arrived to the United States it was difficult to adapt to our new setting due to knowing English or us not speaking. During my school days, I had…

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