Language of Children

Introduction The language that children use amongst themselves sharply contrasts that which they use when talking to adults. According to Veltman (38), communication goes beyond the ability to pass information from one person to the other. It entails the manner in which, the information is passed, non-verbal cues that are involved, and the level of […]

Morphology and Phonology

Morphology is a linguistic term that refers to the process of identifying and describing morphemes, parts of speech, intonations, affixes, and root words of a language. It establishes the relationship between words and grammar rules. For instance, it enables learners to comprehend the difference between words like ball and balls. In this case, the difference […]

Literacy Instruction for African American Students

In her article on literacy instruction among African American students, Glover stresses that the language issues, particularly the active use of African American English (AAE), are the reason for a concern and for even more trouble with studying, particularly, literacy acquisition. Since “public schools across America are failing to meet the literacy needs of students […]

Integration of Essays on Linguistics

Linguistics as a science has a long history of research and discovery, but still there is little agreement on the major roles and impacts of linguistic activity on the human nature, relationships and communication. It goes without saying that any language is a powerful instrument of persuasion and communication of any information; it is a […]

Postmodernist Anthropology and its Impact on Translation Practice

It would be fair enough to state that translation in its practical use appeared together with the appearance of the mankind. Not only finding the lexical equivalents, but also interpreting one’s thoughts and ideas, and conveying the meaning of different signs were the tasks of translation at that time. Nowadays the process of translation is […]

Children Develop Speech, Language, and Communication through Plays

Introduction Every child is unique and develops and learns in different ways and rates. Early years practitioners can only support children’s individual learning and development if they know about their personalities, interests, developmental levels, skills, and their learning dispositions. Dispositions must be included among the goals of early childhood education. Practitioners must demonstrate sensitivity so […]