Exact words comes in many different forms to help the writer from narrowing down specific words to the careful usage of figure of speech. Writers can use exact words to better state their reasoning of what they are writing. However, there are some writers that don 't know the application of exact
There is the conventional reality that is accepted within a group of people but it is flawed. The application of categories and frameworks onto what is real doesn’t just make placeholders for thought, but it constrains thinking beyond (Donahue). For each person, reality is different because “Things known ... ... middle of paper ... ...y of Language." Comparison Project Event. Drake University.
It has been contributed to by both linguists and philosophers. Linguists used lexical decomposition to understand the features that comprise words and the categories in which the words fit. Philosophers dealt more with the meanings of sentences and truth condition and reference (Parker and Riley 2010: 28).Semantics is still not a completely understood field, and as a result it is not easy to study (Parker and Riley 2010:26-27).Semantics is split into three different sections: sense, reference, and truth conditions. Thanks to semantics, we gain an understanding of what words mean when they are said to us. Without semantics, we would not be able to understand each other.
in this globalization era, everything is extremely complex. How we see the world and deal with it may being influenced by our own self (our background, our education, our value and our belief). We try to simplify it by categorizing our ideas with language. However the language that we use to symbolize reality usually is incomplete. We choose to describe something reality with words but there are our own understanding of reality.
To make this easier on us, we use emoticons, which are key stroked, facial expression icon’s, to help the receiver of the message decode what the sender is expressing. But still, we cannot fully understand exactly what is being said and this can lead to misinterpretation and consequently an illogical or unintended inappropriate
However, translating something into what it actually means in the context is difficult. Firstly, it requires a competent translator, one who understands both languages to a certain degree, which will be discussed later... ... middle of paper ... ...ot be accurate for another. The idea of accurately translating a text into another language is almost unachievable. The key word is almost. Perhaps it can be done, but how?
Everything we do in our life involves communication because it is a way for a sender to send message to the receiver by verbal and non-verbal communication. However, in some parts of the world messages that are delivered sometimes are not received in a way it is supposed to. A way to solve this is by using competent communicator and intercultural communication because it makes it easier for people from other cultures to communicate in general. On the other hand, there are also some problems faced because different cultures have different ways to express their way of communication. By understanding these types of communication and by defining them may solve this dilemma.
Descriptive Grammar Vs. Prescriptive Grammar When grammar is put to use in a society, people will often have different beliefs at what is the "right" or "proper" usage. This had led to the formation of two widely accepted forms of grammar, Prescriptivism and Descriptivism. These forms will often separate those who believe their form of grammar is the only correct way from those who use many forms they find to be acceptable. Descriptive grammar is formed by analyzing how speakers use a language, and deducing the rules they follow. Linguists create descriptive grammars in order to understand language more deeply.
Communication is the means by which people share and connect with one another. Knowledge is a justified true belief. While there are many ways of knowing, the most prominent ways are knowledge by acquaintance and by description. The claim above causes me to ask these questions: “To what extent can knowledge be shaped by the language we speak?” and “Can we prove that language is shaped by our vocabulary?” Both of these questions do not have simple or single answers. These open ended questions may help the claim presented above.
Our word choice however, is not always capable of capturing feelings and putting them into words. When talking about experiences, we try to add a lot of detail and allow others to get the full picture. This isn’t always possible. No one could have the exact same experience as you or feel the same way you felt, so sometimes the detail isn’t enough to share the experience. These examples have shown different ways in which our language can shape who we are and how we perceive the world.