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    USE OF LANGUAGE IN IMMIGRATION RHETORIC 1.0 Introduction American society has developed as a result of continued waves of immigration. It therefore seems logical that Americans should have positive attitudes towards immigration. Immigration allows for sharing of ideas and cultures within society. However, in recent years, the trend of undocumented immigration has taken an effect on the economic and social development of American society. During the debates in the fun up to the 2013 elections

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    One common emblem of duality throughout the novel has been the use of language. As a culturally diverse city, there are various forms in which English is spoken, from street slang to native accents. A particular example includes the way that Jamal spoke to Carla after his arrest. Carla mentions that he has different ways of speaking and this was the least pleasing to her. Another such instance if this emblem occurs when Oku attempts to apologize to Jackie for calling her German boyfriend, Reiner

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    usual to communicate in a more formal way, it can be helpful to know their preferred name.It 's important to use language that the other adult(s) are likely to understand. The use of jargon or technical language can see threatening and should not be used unless you are certain the terms being used are understood. Generally adults will be able to understand more than young people, verbal language and diagrams can contain lots of details information Requests for information from a colleagues or parents

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    Language has affected us throughout decades by progressing and setting limits on the words used and the way people speak. It has allowed people to express themselves through not only actions, but with words. Also, as people grow and develop they learn new concepts referring to language and communication usage. For example, they learn ways to write more sophisticated, the effect of words, and the purpose of language. When understanding a new concept on language or communication usage important considerations

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    and use of language is universal. It is pivotal in being able to communicate between others and is seen and heard in all cultures and countries. The notion that language is seen is undeniable, for example; language is seen in printed format such as advertisements, books, letters and lyrics. Printed language comprises of numbers, letters, symbols and pictures and can together or separately tell a story or communicate a message. Furthermore, language is observed through gestures, body language, dance

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    Language, and how we choose to use language to communicate is taken for granted every day by a substantial number of Americans. We do this because, we don’t completely understand how important language is. We take for granted how it’s used to fit into society, influence others, or even stand up for ourselves, and until we can put into perspective what it’s like to have limited access to it, we will continue to take part in this central way of thinking. The best way for a person to truly value language

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    The proper use and manipulation of the English language, skills so difficult to learn, reap a great deal of power when mastered. As hyperbolic as it sounds, being able to use and manipulate the English language properly into our writing and speaking can be very influential in advocating ideas towards a community. “As a speaker, you have some influence on the extent to which others see you as having authority” (Fontaine and Smith 13). To gain authority over an audience, one must write and speak with

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    most of my participant who uses Facebook daily uses acronym to update their status, provide feedback or comment, chatting with other users, to give out information or to post personal details through Facebook. For my research, I found out 5 most common acronyms used by my participants which are BT, FYI, TQ, BTW, and FB. When asked about this, my sample gives out different opinion and reason on why they tend to use this acronym when using Facebook. In my view, they use acronym to shorten the sentence

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    Can animals learn to use language or is it all a load of monkey business? Animals can not use language because language is an exclusive skill that belongs to humans. Chimpanzees can communicate with each other, but that doesn’t qualify as language. One type of Chimpanzee is learning in a laboratory, however, they are only learning simplistic symbols. One reason why Chimps communicate but don’t use language is they can be trained since birth, but they still won’t be able to communicate with the

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    viewer into the ambience of the text. In Text A, George Orwell employs language as a useful mechanism for communication. George Orwell uses a lot of descriptive language, which adds to the substance of the text and gives a more detailed account on the events of the story. For instance, this is displayed when the writer says, “In January there came a bitterly hard weather”. (Line 1) In addition, the writer also makes extensive use of similes, which makes the text a more compelling one and allows the

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