English Studies Essays

  • English Studies

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    Feminist and Critical Pedagogies in English Studies This is going to be one of those classes that I look back upon and say, ìWow, that course really changed the way I think about things.îI have been thinking a lot about what I want to say in this statement and now that I am finally writing it, it seems I am at a loss.I know, though, that the affects of this class, for me anyway, will be far reaching.It has helped me to think in new ways about a multiplicity of things: empowerment, nurturance,

  • American Standard English: The Study Of Standard English

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    all around the world is Standard English. As with many languages around the world, American Standard English branches off into several dialects be it Southern, Midwestern, or New England, which are separated by region. American Linguist William Labov published his work The Study of Nonstandard English in 1969. Labov argues that it is imperative that educators contextualize non-standard English using standard English, and that Standard English and Nonstandard English are more closely related than many

  • Understanding English Grammar: A Study Of The English Language

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    methods that would help to improve English, because we understand that the language says a lot about a person, and thus will be an indicator of education and character. Competent speech is a clear indicator of how diligent people, as far as he respects himself and others, as far as he is intelligent. Good language plays a very important role when we want to get a job, go to our friends and family. Grammar and vocabulary are the most important part of English language. This subject is studied for

  • English Grammar Case Study

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    6.1: Do teenagers or elders possess better knowledge of English grammar? By studying the results of the collected data, one can see a clear difference in the knowledge of English grammar between teenagers and elders. While the teenagers got a average of 75,2% correct answers and a median of 76,2% correct answers, the elders only got a average of 49,5% correct answers and a median of 52,4% correct answers, which is 25,7% less correct answers on the average and 23,8% less correct answers on the median

  • Motivation To Study English Essay

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    learning and using English as their foreign language in the world. They have different motivations for acquiring English because their objects of learning it differ from one another. Some need to study English to get a job and talk with relatives and others call for learning English as it is a required subject in school. Moreover, their motivations are affected by their first language, some of which are similar to English and do not require a lot of efforts for the speakers to acquire English. In my case

  • A Comparative Study of Japanese and English

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    This study will explore selected phonological, typological, orthographical, morphological and syntactical features of the ‘isolate’ language, Japanese, and analyse how far these features differ from English, itself an Indo-European language, with specific emphasis placed on how accessible Japanese speakers would find learning English as a second language, and vice-versa. The Japanese language is spoken by almost the whole of the East Asian nation of Japan, comprising of up to 128 million speakers

  • English Pronunciation Case Study

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    English as a foreign language is relatively an easy language to learn. It is simple and quick for most learners to reach intermediate level, as the basic grammatical structures are direct, and the vocabulary is simple and often has traces in students’ first languages and this is one of the reasons why English has become popular language and extended to be a common language among most countries all over the world. However, when students move to a higher level, it becomes quite difficult. Hinofotis

  • Proficiency In English Case Study

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    English is the only foreign language which is given a special status to be learnt as a compulsory subject at schools and universities in Indonesia. This status is officially stipulated in the government regulations. English at schools started being taught in 1968 based on the decree of the Ministry of Education and Culture No.096/1967 which regulated the recommendation of teaching English as a compulsory subject in junior and senior high schools. At the university level, English is taught according

  • A Case Study of the English Language Center

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    A Case Study of the English Language Center Three blocks away from the hustle of Market Street, the main thoroughfare of Drexel University's campus, an unassuming building nestles in a quiet neighborhood. The street, lined with narrow sidewalks and trees, gives one a feeling of coziness and safety. Other than the faint sounds of city traffic, tranquility presides over this neighborhood scene. At 229 North 33rd Street stands a long, rectangular, light-colored brick building two stories high. The

  • Indian English Case Study

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    of non-native varieties in his book –‘The Alchemy of English’ where varieties are used. “Each regional variety of English has its distinct historical, acquisition and cultural context, the genesis of each variety must be seen with in that perspective”. (Kachru 1985,1986; Kachru & Nelson 1996; Canagarajah,1999) are of the view “that the target language culture should not be taught with English language learning in countries where English is regarded as an institutionalized variety”. (Alptekin

  • Why I Want to Study English

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    Why should anyone want to study English? Why not French or Spanish or even Mandarin Chinese? Is English so much more interesting than any other language? Why spend time studying a language and not mathematics or science? Well, there are some very good reasons for that. Never before, has a sound knowledge of languages been so important for finding a decent job. It is probably the first question they ask you if you apply for one. Someone who knows different languages will be preferred to someone

  • English Vocabulary Case Study

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    The Acquisition of English Vocabulary by Using Snowball Drilling Method in SD N 1 Talibeng Compiled by: Ni Kadek Yuniantari 1201305062 English Department Faculty of Letters and Culture Udayana University 2014/2015   I. Introduction English is an international language. It has been used as a communication media by all people in the world. English is an important language that must be mastered by all people of all community in the world. In Indonesia, English is one of the compulsory

  • English As A Second Language Case Study

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    travel or for the sake of entertainment, chances are high English will have an important role in those activities as “In recent years, the term ‘English as a lingua franca’ (ELF) has emerged as a way of referring to communication in English between speakers with different first languages. Since roughly only one out of every four users of English in the world is a native speaker of the language. (Crystal, D. 2003) There are various ESL (English as a Second Language) tested techniques that have been

  • My Desire to Study English at University

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    My desire to study English at university is firmly rooted in my fascination with language choices. Language is so diverse and limitless that it has the power to define us as individuals and significantly influence our social identities. One word can create a thousand thoughts and emotions; I am eager to continue my journey to discover how this change occurs in different settings, through different time periods and between different genders. During my studies, I have learnt to look deeper into the

  • Difficulties In Learning English Case Study

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    INTRODUCTION For decades, learning English as a second language has been very important because English is the communication language over the world. “Language learning has been an important issue in Turkey starting from the second half of the XX. century until today. After the Second World War English became the foregrounded language. English is still a language which is in favor in Turkey as well as it is in the world.” (Küçükoğlu, 2013) Nowadays the term’ English language learning difficulty’ is

  • Oral Communication In English Case Study

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    5. Introduction I have made an attempt to explore a relatively untreated arena of English Language Teaching in India. The long association of Indians and English has proved an advantage for the Indian youth. In the current globalized world, oral communication skills have gained importance. Learning language is not difficult for the Indian learners who have a multi-linguistic background. However, this background causes a difficulty which is reflected in their oral communication. While the written

  • English and Communication Studies: Jacqueline Jones Royster

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    understanding that the researcher has a viable answer that shows how his/her work is having or will have a positive impact on society. Individuals doing work in English and Communication Studies do not have this type of luxury. In fact, there is an increasing amount of scrutiny on their work and professor and researches in English and Communication Studies are being put into positions where they have to justify their academic existence. However, the current challenges should not be thought of as burdensome

  • English Language Proficiency Case Study

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    its native language which is English Language. English is a lingua franca in all of the industries across the world such as scientific industry, accountancy industry and education industry. One of the biggest problems of English Language proficiency is that people have poor command of English. Many people cannot write and construct proper sentences or they are not able to speak perfect English as they are lack of practices. When people have low proficiency of English, they are not able to communicate

  • Analyzing Russian and English Proverbs: A Comparative Study

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    THE COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF RUSSIAN AND ENGLISH PROVERBS AND SAYINGS There are two main aims in teaching foreign languages to students of linguistic departments of higher educational establishments: formation and development of phonetically, grammatically and lexically correct speech and adoption of the foreign language culture. Thus the process of learning a foreign language shouldn’t be only pragmatic, but also spiritual. An effective way of getting acquainted with the latter one is using phraseological

  • Case Study: Teaching English To Children With Developmental Dysphasia

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    Abstract The bachelor thesis Teaching English to Children with Developmental Dysphasia is divided into two parts – theoretical and practical. The theoretical part deals with the impaired communication ability, its definition, classification and difficulties associated with the impaired communication ability. Furthermore, the theoretical part concerns children developmental dysphasia. There the term of developmental dysphasia is explained along with the description of symptoms and diagnosis as well