Attitudes Towards Accents: The Scouse Accent

Introduction An accent is an oral expression, a precise pronunciation within a particular language. Accents can often be confused with dialects which are varieties of language that differ in vocabulary and syntax. Commonly, people do not believe that they themselves possess one, however it is impossible for anybody to speak without using an accent. Accent […]

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Manages debated and controversial topic in english

The way in which our innate language abilities are able to influence how successfully we manage to use a language is a somewhat debated and controversial topic within the world of linguistics. Many believe that universal grammar has a very strong influence on how well an individual is able to structure sentences and use grammar […]

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Has Music of the 1950’s Shaped Today’s Music?

  Background Questions – Has music of the 1950’s shaped today’s music? Navjot      – Who influenced the music in the 1950’s? Zainab      – Was there a particular style of music in the 1950’s? Navjot More than one style of music was popular,the popular genres of the 1950’s: Rock ‘n’ Roll: African Americans migrated […]

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Norwegian language

Task A Do you have a rack at home with a CD player, tuner and equalizer? Or do you simply use a discman? If nothing else you may have a walkman? What kind of clothes do you wear? Is it a sweatshirt, jeans and boots? Do you eat fast food, or use a food processor […]

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Schema Theory: Usefulness For Language Teaching

“There can be no doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience”, Immanuel Kant (1781: 41). What is schema and schema theory? A schema (plural schemata) is termed as a ‘mental structure (which) derives from all the particular experiences we have had’ (Nuttall 1982:7). Schema theory was first proposed by the gestalt psychologist Bartlett (1932), […]

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Pramoedya ananta toer, his life and his literary achievements

Chapter 2: Pramoedya Ananta Toer, his life and his literary achievements The account of Pramoedya Ananta Toer’s life and literary achievements, and the summary of his novel Bumi Manusia are mostly based on A. Teuuw’s book Citra Manusia Indonesia dalam Karya Sastra: Pramoedya Ananta Toer (1997:1-55), Schultz and Felter’s article, History, Education, and Nationalism in […]

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Promotion of Language Proficiency Among Newcomers in Canada

  Outline Introduction: a.Is it successful in promoting two official language among newcomers in Canada in recent centuries?b. the multicultural policy implemented in 1971 and claim to help immigrant learned at least one of the official language. But before this implement, government also help immigrant to learn these two languages. c.    Canada help newcomers in […]

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Similes in Literature and Daily Life

Abstract The assignment aims at exemplifying, analyzing and describing the character and function of the art of simile in works. It focuses on the occurrence of figurative language in standard English as well as in Vietnamese. The paper is chiefly based on Kleiser’s framework. Data analysis is done qualitatively with descriptive method. An overview of […]

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Languages Essays – Spanish-American Poetry

Modernismo in Spanish-American poetry of the 20th century. Abstract This research analyses Spanish modernismo in Spanish-American poetry. The paper investigates in depth the impact of Ruben Dario and Leopoldo Lugones, the most influential modernista poets of the twentieth century, on the development and spread of modernismo in Spain. The received results demonstrate that Spanish modernismo […]

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Importance of foreign language

1. Introduction It is known to all that language and culture are inseparable. Language itself makes no sense and has no meaning outside the cultural setting in which it is spoken. They are intricately interwoven with each other. Some people believe that the knowledge of other cultures is as important as proficiency in using their […]

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