Languages

Personal Language Experiences in the American Culture

Personal Language Experiences in the American Culture A thesis statement which connects your personal language experiences to at least one topic we have discussed in class. Develop the body of the paper connecting it to your topic and thesis statement – develop your thesis and how that relates to at least three concepts covered in … Read more

Explain the Use of Tenses in Language

Explain the Use of Tenses in Language Are they important ? Why are they important ? Give at least two examples of the tenses . Requirements: 1 page Answer preview: word limit:310

Write a discussion essay on language and culture.

Write a discussion essay on language and culture. Write a Discussion essay (150 -200 word) around the content of chapter 3 week3 in Kramsch (2009).pp25-36 – Discuss the concept of “meaning as ac2on” in language relativity. Answer preview: word limit:197

Discussion Topic: Religion and Language

Discussion Topic: Religion and Language For this Module’s assignment, you will look at the spatial association that exists between Language Families and World Religions. A second component of this assignment will assess your ability to continue using geographic concepts/themes to explain. Part 1. Compare the maps of world religions and language families (from either your text … Read more

Discuss The Power of Code Switching

Discuss The Power of Code Switching Katelynn Duggins (TEDx) | “To Code Switch or Not to Code Switch? That is the Question.” Lera Boroditsky (TED) | “How Language Shapes the Way We Think” Transcript Matt Thompson (NPR) | “Five Reasons Why People Code Switch” Five Reasons Why People Code-Switch.pdf Minimize File Preview Then, answer the following questions in journal form: … Read more

Text Analysis and Discussion – Self-Evaluation and Action Plan

Text Analysis and Discussion – Self-Evaluation and Action Plan Successful discussion participation requires an inquiring attitude and thorough preparation drawing on critical reading skills. As a critical reader, you should be able to: (a) prepare annotations and recognize how and why the essential elements in a text are connected; (b) identify assumptions and implicit meaning … Read more

My First and Second Language-Annotation Worksheet

My First and Second Language-Annotation Worksheet DIRECTIONS: To continue the theme and how much language plays a part In creating a cultural border, the second reading for our unit is a memoir piece by Arab-Australian poet Omar Sakr. This piece centers on the deep well that language and memory play is creating culture, and also … Read more

Interview a person from a different culture (Chinese)

Interview a person from a different culture (Chinese) Interview a person from another culture – from China Background information Family to interview I will like to interview an Asian family particularly a Chinese family. This family lives in New Hope and they have been my neighbor for about five years. I became close to this … Read more

Stephen Colbert Discussion

Stephen Colbert Discussion Piggybacking off of Bettina Love’s TED talk about Hip Hop and predictors of success, I wanted to share with you a video of Stephen Colbert discussing the intersection of a Chance the Rapper/Childish Gambino song, Gilbert & Sullivan, and Lord of Rings in a very cool speech about language. You can earn 5 … Read more