Saussure's division of the linguistic sign into the signifier and the signified stresses that the meaning of a sign does not inhere in the signifier, but is the product of a process of signification, of [...]
Despite the growing number of Chinese and Arabic-speaking people, English will stay the most popular language in the world because of the available foundation in science, business, and politics, and also the dominance of the [...]
However, it has to be mentioned that sometimes I use a mixture of traditional Chinese and the dialect, as it increases the effectiveness of communication.
While it is true that there are numerous study areas for a student to become proficient in, having a good command of a foreign language enhances the overall learning capacity and may even improve your [...]
I also know that by traveling, I will be able to learn more about the world around me, or a world, in particular, that is of interest to me.
At the same time, Graddol projects the decline of the popularity of the English language due to the challenge presented by the other languages.
Regarding the fact that the article aims at examining the appropriateness of the ELP requirements and their possibilities to ensure students' academic progress, it is possible to say that the title is specific and concise. [...]
The tasks have led to the assertion that bilingualism has an effect on the brain that leads to improvement of the cognitive skills that are not related to language.
In order for people from different areas of the world to connect and undertake their activities successfully, there has to be a common mode of communication through language. On the other hand, visual sense is [...]
Many scholars address the contradiction between the necessity to choose a globalized language and the urge to save the cultural diversity; they also scrutinize the mechanisms of how a language exerts an impact on people [...]
Implying that not only linguistic but also social bonds should be created between the representative of the dominant language and that one of the minorities, the idea of cooperation, enhancement of the cross-cultural communication, and [...]
Both Dondis and Kennedy agree that visual literacy enhances meaning and understanding of what one sees and the way one lives.
Similarly, the rural inhabitants living in the western part of the country, use the same word to mean the same thing.
The next language universal is also connected with the issue of language acquisition. Due to the universality of language, people are able to communicate within and beyond particular social groups.
As provided by one of the authors of this hypothesis, Edward Sapir, language shapes the speaker's reality not simply reflects it, that is why people who speak and think in different languages have different perceptions [...]
Biopolitics is crucial in the discussion of the relationship between humans and animals because it highlights the power of nature. In the same vein, man and animals have been differentiated by language, one of the [...]
However, the main concern of the work is observation of factors which can contribute to revitalization of languages. The research provides examples of language changes in various languages.
According to al-Jahid, the most important aspects of the translation's success are the profound knowledge of the subject and a deep understanding of the original texts.
In spite of the fact that L1 has a role to play in students life, it is imperative to mention that English for academic purposes is very crucial not just to outshine in academic field, [...]
Although it is impossible to pinpoint the exact geographical location that the Amiables lived, their language sheds some light as to the nature of the land that the tribe may have occupied.
To know a language in general is to be able to understand the language but a more technical approach would be to be able to transmit, receive, and understand information communicated in a given language.
Additionally, the evaluation has to involve the analysis of the features as well as levels of language together with the role that language plays in cognitive psychology.
In her essay 'Mother Tongue', Amy Tan tries to use her personal experience to describe the importance of language in a society.
People need to be encouraged to learn their native languages to make them appreciate their cultures more. People work hard to conform to expectations of their peers to ensure they communicate in a language everyone [...]
The critics argue that prominence of the English language will reduce in the future in the same way the Latin language did in the 16th century.
The process of investigation included examining the following: the number of words on each match on the blog; the commonly used words and phrases in commentary; the number of instances of play-by-play commentary; the number [...]
In conclusion, both writers disclose their understanding of the role of language in shaping and maintaining cultural and ethnical identities. However, both Rodriguez and Tan realize that loss of identity lead to loss of the [...]
Apart from this type of classification, we also have philosophy of history "which is the theory aspect of the discipline of academic history, and deals with questions such as the nature of historical evidence, the [...]
Either because of the work of people's imagination, or because of the genius of the writers, people believe in what they read, which makes them live the life of a story character.
It is the language that is most used as a mode of communication in the social media. This thus means that English can be used to derive a common culture among the people of the [...]
This scholar says that misuse of the language is common to both the media presenters and reporters, and the people they bring to the media.
With help of logically structured arguments and historical facts about the Black American English, the author drives the reader to the idea that the Black American English is as important and viable as the rest [...]