Essays on language

This chapter presents the background of the study, the statement of the problem, statement of the hypothesis, significance of the study, scope and limitation of the study, definition of terms, theoretical framework and conceptual framework. Introduction The field of second language teaching has undergone many …

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Language is and extraordinarily dynamic element of our society and culture. It is the backbone of our community and is used daily as a form of communication to our associates and acquaintances. However, in Margaret Atwood’s novel “The Handmaid’s Tale” we get a glimpse into …

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However, in another study which was carried out by Asmahanim (2013), her findings in relation to whether there is a relationship between autonomous learning and gender, contradict with the findings from the earlier research. The aim of her study was to identify the language learning …

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Just as evolution has taken place in animals over the decades and causing many species to arise. Language has also evolved and changed over the years to fit different means of society. I argue that nowadays modern English is vague and not really used effectively …

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Introduction Although English is not the mother tongue of everyone, many people around the world can speak English more or less. The process of practicing English likes the cell division takes the widest group of people as a common used language. A global language known …

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Introduction In the recent years, the increase in the number of non-native English speakers (NNS) in the world has led to the appearance of so many different varieties of English and has influenced some important issues related to English language teaching (ELT). The terms Native …

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Introduction Human language is a remarkable symbolic communication system through which knowledge, belief, and behavior can be experienced and shared. The number and variety of human languages in the world is stunning – there are thought to be around 7,000 distinct languages. Human language is …

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Introduction Language is the only key that could open the doors of a particular culture when it comes to accessing its treasure trove of literature, history, and philosophy. It is impossible to know more about a people group’s way of life, if an outsider is …

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CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION 1.1 TOPIC AREA Child-directed speech (CDS) has been central to research ever since Noam Chomsky declared it to be a ‘degenerate’, ‘deficient’, ‘impoverished’ form, (Fletcher & MacWhinney, 1995) stating children could not learn the rules of a language by hearing such complex …

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What exactly is the relationship between age and language learning? There are numerous myths and misconceptions about the relative abilities or inabilities of language learners of different ages. Do children learn language faster? Is it impossible for adults to achieve fluency? In a word – …

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