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What impact does the examiner’s behavior and individual characteristics (e.g. language background or gender) have on the test taker’s performance in a live oral proficiency interview?

Introduction The overwhelming consensus of the majority of literature agrees that the individual characteristics of the examiners in an oral proficiency interview do have a measurable effect on the outcomes of that interview. It seems that the effect of cultural differences is the prevailing concern amongst the literature, as modern academics have found that gender …

Language

An important element in any story is the language that a writer uses. The manner by which an author writes his story tells readers about the message he is trying to communicate. In every story, the wording itself conveys a certain message. In Junot Diaz’s “Drown,” language is an essential tool. The language he used …

Gender Discrimination on English Language

ABSTRACT Language plays an important role in society. As a phenomenon of society, language reflects all the sides of human society naturally. Sexism is a phenomenon that takes a male-as-norm attitude, trivializing, insulting or rendering women invisible. As a mirror reflecting the society, language images the social views and values. The causes of sexism in …

Language Development

Language both oral and written is of utmost importance to human kind. Language is how one communicates, and understands the world. If children are going to lean and communicate in society their development of a wide range of language competencies are essential to guarantee their success in a mixture of settings in their everyday routines. …

Letter of Intent for a Language Program

Greetings! I am a freshman international student and would like to apply for the offered Paris Summer Program for the main intent of obtaining purposive and applied education on the French language. I have fulfilled the necessary prerequisites for the aforementioned course—French 205 (“A”) —and is currently taking up French 206. Additionally, I have passed …

Maximizing the Benefits of Project Work in Foreign Language

Maximizing the Benefits of Project Work in Foreign Language Classrooms Bulent Alan and Fredricka L. Stoller The implentation of project work differs greatly from on instructional setting to another. In some settings, fairly non-elaborated tasks, confined to a single class session, are labeled as projects. In other settings, elaborate sets of tasks establish the process …

This paper will address language barriers in customer service

This paper will address language barriers in customer service. This has demanded business to acknowledge their existence by having to set up bilingual websites, employing bilingual representatives as well as hiring third party language lines. Identifying language barriers With the development of global communication, language issues have entered the area of seller/ customer relations, causing …

Language development in children

All the other ways of knowing are controlled by language. The appropriate use of language is central to virtually all aspects of learning and social development. Successful and appropriate language communication is also closely linked to the individual’s place in society, while the inability to communicate clearly hampers and may virtually eliminate a person’s ability …

Ap Language Essay

Foskuhl 1 Baxter J. Foskuhl Mrs. Murdock AP Language & Composition November 11, 2012 Our Dream The American Dream is a principle. Our American Dream is not written down, not created by our founding fathers. The American Dream is a set of beliefs that dictate much more societal change than the Government and even the …

Language Acquisition

  Language is a systematic set of finite arbitrary symbols that are used to convey   information from a source to a receiver.  It is the most revolutionizing invention humans had ever made.  It made communication commit lesser errors, and be more accurate in sending information to a particular receiver. It is also one of the …

Language and culture

Language and culture, these two concepts maybe different from one another but they are related through the social aspect. How one sees a certain language is greatly dependent from what culture it came. And how one thinks a certain culture is deeply influenced by what language a certain person is using. We are all not …

Object Oriented Programming in Different Languages

OOP with Microsoft Visual Basic . NET and Microsoft Visual C# Step by Step by Robin A. Reynolds-Haertle Microsoft Press © 2002 (393 pages) ISBN: 0735615683 This intuitive, self-paced learning title is designed to help you master the basics of object-oriented programming with Visual Basic. NET or Visual C#. Table of Contents OOP with Microsoft …

How Does the English Language Vary at Individual?

How does the English language vary at individual, societal and international levels? English has become the first `truly global language` (McCrum et al. , 2002, p. 9). As a result of advances in technology and transport, varieties of English have spread throughout the world. This internationalisation has been described by Shreeve as an `identified phenomenon` …

Meaning of Life and Language

Written Assignment 1: Language related tasks Submit : __/__/_____ Length: Between 800 and 1000 words Aim: To develop your ability to look at language (structure, functional language and vocabulary) from the students’ point of view to enable you to prepare thoroughly for language lessons. You should make use of grammar reference books or course books …

The Role of Local Culture and Context in English Language Teaching

The Role of Local Culture and Context in English Language Teaching -Mabindra Regmi The Relation between Language and Culture The structuralists portrayed language as an entity that could be segmented and through learning these segments, the totality would also be learnt. This method has been tested, challenged and in many cases discarded in the world …

Body Language

Body Language essay by Danielius Orlovas from International Business School International Business English Group 2012 Today we live in a fast-paced world. It is a world of action, where body language is way more important than what we say. There is a good saying that actions are louder than words, which is proof for scientific …

English as a Global Language

Inroduction This is a long term desire which was in my mind on Globalization Of English. As we see the World most of the people speak english Some as their native language and some othe ras a second language and specially some learn english to connect or communicater with other people. So many people says …