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    Introduction The writing sample used in this analysis is from a young English Language Learner’s journal. The topic of the student wrote about is a current news event—bombings that occurred in New York and New Jersey in September of 2016. There is no verbal speech involved in this analysis, so I will be focusing solely the student’s writing. In order to understand the student’s comprehension of the English language through writing, I will have to look closely at the sample to see their recognition of their L2, English. The goal of this analysis is to develop a plan of strategies based on the analyzed sample for the student to improve their use and communication of the English language. Phonological Development As I am analyzing a piece of writing, not oral language, I am able to see the graphemes, the smallest unit of written language, rather than hear phonemes in verbal language. In the sample, the student makes some spelling, or orthographic errors. Although it is only speculation, the student may have sounded out these words to create the spelling. In the sample, the the student writes the word “exploted” rather than the correct spelling of the word, “exploded.” The student is hearing the IPA sound of /t/ rather than the alveolar /d/ sound. This discrepancy would be…

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    1. Language is defined as a group of symbols that are controlled by a distinct set of rules, including phonological rules, syntactic rules, sematic rules, and pragmatic rules, that are used in order to communicate and receive a message. Phonological rules control how words sound when spoken. We often don’t even realize when we are using this rule because we are so accustomed to our native languages. In the English language we have a multitude of words that are spelled the same but that are…

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    Etl Case Study Essay

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    was the first supermarket using the technology of EAN to mark order and identify inventory position around the world. Roger N. Farah, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Woolworth Corporation said that managers can quickly and easier to find out inventory in which storage and where it is while they enter the order number of inventory in the data warehouse. Woolworth make use of this process cooperating with suppliers. On the one hand, it can reduce probability of error which has…

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    war, my lord?” “Yes, we are with more than two-thirds of the Order agreeing to go to war, although, I have my suspicions that some who agreed to my proposal, have reservations with their participation in such an ordeal. Still, we are going to war nonetheless, and I need to know if you and your men are ready if I give the order.” “Yes, my lord. We have gathered those that you…

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    Biological Family Analysis

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    Family, a word that holds more than just one meaning in our society. While many people believe that family are the people that are biologically related to you such as your mother or father who share the same household, this is not necessarily true. For instance, in cases such as adoption, the people taking care of the individual might not necessarily be considered biological family, however they care for the individual as if they were his real family. Family is a word that should be more…

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    Newspeak In 1984 Language

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    In 1984 the language that is used is called Newspeak. According to Syme, who works to “create” newspeak, it consists of the deletion of words not the creation of them. This is the exact opposite of what occurs in modern day society. We create new words in order to expand the range of thought. Newspeak is the exact opposite. The goal is to delete words in order to simplify the language. This changes the effect of words on the population. Newspeak has a large effect on the populous. This is…

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    First Words: A Short Story

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    The answer to this question would be our first word. Just think about it. A child learning their first word has several hoops that the child must jump over in order to say the word. The first hoop would be understanding what word(s) is trying to be communicated to them. There auditory lobe must be very active in order to process what word(s) are being said to the child. After the first hoop is jumped the second hoop for the child would be learning how to make there vocal cords and lips work…

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    SEMANTICS Semantics is the study of word meaning. For her age she is one track with her word order. She successfully demonstrates that she is able to place words in Agent + Action, Action + Object,…

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    Code Switching Case Study

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    learning English in a very young age. I found myself mixing my languages since I was really little. For me personally, I think the reason I mix my languages is because I think the language I choose to use can best serve me needs. Sometimes I cannot find a word or even a saying in Mandarin that has the accurate meaning of what I am trying to say in English and vice versa. I did some survey among my friends in Taiwan who also code-switch (a lot of them are American missionaries living in Taiwan…

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    Rachel in the video. The five parts of language are semantics, pragmatics, morphology, phonology, and syntax. All of these are different types of spoken language. Let’s take a closer look at each part of language. Semantics deals with the content and meaning of expressions (Thomason, 1996). The book states that semantics is a part of language that is concerned with rules governing the meaning and the content of words or units (Owens, 2008). When we look at the video of Jacob, we see that he…

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