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Global Commonality of the English Language

were able to teach through the medium of Welsh and Welsh cultural texts were promulgated....

Global Language of English

speak English at some level of competence, and it would be counter-productive to try and establish another language as the one whi...

Global Language English?

partnerships, English became a political language. The expansion of American business interests in the Third World further suppor...

Edward Said's 'Self' and 'Other' Concepts in an Examination of English as a Global Language

have English as a second language, and in both the Northern and Southern hemispheres English is already widely used, since it is t...

Global Community Perspective on the English Language

nation the United States involves itself in the affairs of other countries to some extent. In Third world countries the United S...

A Move for the Simplification of Spelling In American and British Society

are spelled. There are far more sounds in the English language than the twenty-six letters which make up our alphabet. As a resu...

Three Perspectives on Problems with Teaching English

learn the ways in which standard English developed -- that no language remains "fixed" but is rather a constantly evolving, adapti...

McWhorter/Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue

Another feature that is unique to English is the way in which English uses the that "-ing thing" (McWhorter 2). In English, the pr...

Educational Models for Learning a Second Language

In seven pages this paper discusses the education regarding second language instruction with models such as Teaching English to Sp...

Tan, Orwell and Baldwin: Language

truths with incredible power. For example, Hitler used language in an incredibly powerful way, playing on the truths of the people...

Beginning SEI Approaches

The teacher might use pictures or finger-puppets to help facilitate student comprehension. The disadvantage to this approach is th...

The Role of First Language in Second Language Acquisition

expected and takes places as part of the usual culture, as seen in areas such as Mallorca, where the dialect may be seen as very s...

English Language Decadence and the Views of George Orwell

In fifteen pages this paper discusses how Orwell expresses his fears about the English language being degraded in his essay 'Polit...

ESL is Better than Bilingual Education

(Bilingual/ESL, 2004). Carrasquillo and Rodriguez (1996) point out that mainstreaming LEP students is one of the most significan...

Dialect, Accent/Southeast England

reality of this situation is that some accents are associated more closely with the accent that is perceived as the societal norm ...

Spoken English and its Sociocultural Components

In eight pages this paper examines how language development is influenced by culture and society in a consideration of its effects...

A History of the English Language

This paper examines four different variations of the English language, ranging from Old English to current English. This eight pa...

Is Black English Vernacular a “Real Language?”

This idea, she says, is not hypothetical; the grammar and syntax peculiar to Black English Vernacular have been known for several ...

Qualitative Research Talk

The question for the study being discussed is: "How effective is the new ESL curriculum in helping student improve English languag...

Comprehensible Input

want students to learn accurate language. Communication needs to be grammatically correct with proper syntax and so on (Kagan, 199...

21st Century American Linguistic Imperialism

In five pages this paper discusses how the US employs the English language to achieve global dominance. Eight sources are cited i...

ELL: Methods And Techniques

they need to succeed. III. METHODS AND TECHNIQUES Teaching ELL students is no different than educating the mainstream population...

English Language Learners (ELL): Families And School

country is not only complex and troublesome, but it is also quite an involved process. Even more exasperating is the quest to con...

United Kingdom Foreign Language English Reading Teaching

(Phillips, 1998). The 1991 census revealed that the minority ethnic population totaled 3 million, which represented 5.5 percent of...

Agard"s 'Listen Mr. Oxford,' William Carlos Williams' 'Impromptu', and Language Codes

in with her family and in order for them not to feel inferior or uncomfortable around her(Mellix 315). However, when Mellix found ...

Middle Ages' English Language Evolution

In nine pages this paper discusses Old English and Modern English in this consideration of language and how it has evolved during ...

Devising a Japan TESOL Researching Method

In twenty pages the instruction of English in Japan is researched by devising a study on Teaching of English to Speakers of Other ...

2 Articles on the Conscious Choice of Language

In three pages 2 articles Robert B. Moore's Racism in the English Language featured in The Meaning of Difference and Dennis Baron'...

Conscious Choice of Language

as an official language, or the use of "literacy laws" to determine rights, are"thinly-veiled measures to disenfranchise anyone no...

Drama and a Century of English Education

a deep concern regarding the purpose and objectives of the high school. There were two separate philosophies regarding the purpose...