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  • Discourse Analysis: Analysis Of Language

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    Discourse analysis is the analysis of language in use. This goes beyond the use of words or clauses, or even sentences. It has to do with the study of speeches and the analysis of what we see, hear, or even face in everyday life. Discourse analysis has many approaches: for example, we have speech acts, pragmatics, critical discourse analysis, conversational analysis and the ethnography of speaking. I will start by giving brief definitions of each of the approaches. Austin (1962) defined speech acts

  • Analysis Of The Language System

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    1) PACS-TOYS Jack is aged 4:6 and is at stage 3 in the PACS-Toys assessment, suggesting he is phonologically delayed by 1;9 years. His phonetic inventory is; [m,n,p,b,t,d,k,g,f,s,w,l,j,ʔ,ʊ,∅]. Jack uses; C.S.V, fronting, C.R, gliding, stopping, glottal insertion, reduplication, tetism, assimilation and vocalisation. The atypical processes are; glottal realisations and tetism. The data signifies, Jack has a major loss in voicing contrasts as his obstruents are often realised as sonorants whilst

  • Sign Language Analysis

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    1. Introduction Language is more than the knowledge and use of words, both in speech and in text; it is a cultural identity, a signifier of status, a means of personal expression. Language enables people to share their thoughts and needs, establish a dialogue with each other and work together. Language is not just confined to the worlds of speech and printed text, there are many ways in which people are able to communicate such as Australian Sign Language, Braille, cultural skills, customs and art

  • Critical Cuistice Analysis, The Study Of Language

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    According to Hugh Trappes-Lomax (2004), discourse analysis is the study of language that is viewed communicatively or the study of communication that is viewed linguistically. Under the discourse analysis, the analysts analyse the concepts of “language in use, the language above or beyond the sentence, language as meaning in interaction, and language in situational and cultural context”. By carrying out the discourse analysis, the analysts seek to explore the relation that exists between the various

  • Language Analysis : Speech Fluency

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    Fluency Case Study Speech fluency is a term which describes both objective measures of speech such as rate and subjective measures of naturalness of speech. Stuttering is diagnosed when disfluencies are present as a type and frequency more than typical, interfering with verbal expression (Guitar, 2014, p. 6-8). Under consideration is case study consisting of a four-minute video speech sample in which a young male who appears to be early school-age demonstrates disfluencies presenting as stuttering

  • Language Sample Analysis Child 's Name

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    Rebecca Mirakova Language Sample Analysis Child’s Name: N (female) Child’s Date of Birth: June 12, 2009 Child’s Date of Evaluation: 09/12/2014 Child’s Chronological Age/Sex: 63 months Child’s Primary Language: Russian Language of Evaluation: English Name of Student Evaluator: Rebecca Mirakova PERTINENT BACKGROUND INFORMATION N is my neighbor, who is 63 months old. She has two older siblings, Rachel and David. N 's parents are from Russia, so she has been exposed to both the Russian and the English

  • Sentiment Analysis : The Language Processing

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    Sentiment Analysis Social opinion has been analysed using sentiment analysis (SA). This is basically a natural language processing (NLP) application that uses computational linguistics and text mining to identify text sentiments as positive, negative and neutral. This technique is known as emotional polarity analysis which is related to text mining field, opinion mining and review mining. In addition, to calculate sentiment score, the sentiment acquired from the text is compared to a dictionary in

  • Greek Language Analysis

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    because of the changes in the word, adding various endings to modify meaning. Therefore, the ancient Greek might say one word, "guard", and we would translate it in English "You all must guard yourselves." It is one of the reasons the Koine Greek language is so fascinating and difficult to translate sometimes. The imperative in the verse at hand ("becoming") is also negated ("not becoming"). Considering the middle imperative and the fact that it is negated, and adding the word "many" that is there

  • Canadian Language Analysis

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    and French-speaking Canadians that will be focused upon in the following pages of this paper. Anglophone and Francophone Canadians are at odds. Historically, the tensions between these Canadians pre-dates the founding of this country. Culturally; language, beliefs, traditions and values differ between these people tremendously. Politically, there are differing views of the unified

  • Elie Wiesel Language Analysis

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    The English dictionary is wrong. While it is factual in portraying the meaning of each word in the English language, it leaves out a profusion of information. For instance, dictionary.com describes the word “choice” as an act or instance of choosing or a selection. However, each choice a person composes holds more meaning in an entire life sense than this definition offers. In my opinion, there can be no right dictionary. No book or website can limit the meaning of a word to a single sentence or

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