Language Essay Topics

Innovations In English Language Teaching

Within the inter-related fields of linguistics, psychology and specifically language learning it has been recognized that language acquisition depends on several cognitive and environmental aspects. When giving instruction in a foreign language, it is also necessary to consider the language of origin already mastered by the learner, as well as the peculiarities of culture that… View Article

Benefits of being Multilingual

In today’s society, being one step ahead can account for a lot. In the modern day world, people of all cultures are constantly intercepting in one way or another, whether it be at work, in stores, or in their own neighborhoods. How could you live so close to someone and not being able to communicate… View Article

Nature-Nurture Debate

Introduction In this report I will examine and explain effective communication by looking at the role of effective communication and interpersonal interaction in health and social care context, theories of communication, methods of communication (verbal, non-verbal and written communication), communication cycle, what is effective communication, formal and informal communication, differences between language and culture. Communication… View Article

Yestermorrow’s English

A few mere micro-years ago, the title of this flash-article would have been considered bad clacking. That was before ‘clacking’ became the ordinary word for ‘writing’ — a fact-bundle which is hard to process for many intakers (formerly known as “readers”) who find it rough to project cyber-models of history which include anything pre-Gatesian, including… View Article

Filipino Slang Words

Throughout the generation, one can already make a separate dictionary for the great number of Filipino slang terms created. However one term can definitely catch one’s attention, which is exactly what the term’s meaning is. Have you ever been in a situation where a person has been called epal? What exactly is being epal? Urban… View Article

Being Bilingual

The world has become a small village. People from different countries communicate with each other daily. Therefore, the need for bilingualism has become urgent for several reasons such as migration, having parents who speak a different language or studying in an international school. In fact, speaking two languages can help us get better job opportunities… View Article

Exploring the Universality and Diversity of Human Language

Language is an all-important tool of mankind for expression. We think, speak and write in languages. Indeed, our use of sophisticated mode of expression such as language is what distinguishes us from animals. Language is already very much a part of us, but we often take it for granted. We do not give it much… View Article

Borrowings Words Research Paper

Introduction The theme of the research paper is “English borrowings”. This theme arouses my interest as it’s widely discussed in all scientific circles. New languages are born, some die out, and lots of them mix up with each other. These facts have a great influence on the humanity. Nowadays the language that influences Russian the… View Article

English as a Second Language

It has been said that the Earth is shrinking. Not only has air travel reduced the time it takes to get from one country to another, but the internet has also served to shrink our planet. With new technology like email, Skype and Facebook bridging people together in spite of how far apart they may… View Article

Language of the Brochure

Firstly, the brochure gives the impression that the resort is the best in Tenerife. The holiday resort is described as, ‘the largest, most vibrant, holiday centre in Tenerife…’. This uses super latives to persuade the readers that the Sun Valley Beach Club is the best because if the Sun Valley are describing the resort the… View Article

Growth and Development

Children of the same age will experience progression differently, their progression is based on a dynamic process termed growth and development, both often used interchangeable, these terms however have completely different meanings. Growth usually refers to a noticeable increase in the child’s actual size, for instance the child’s weight, height, or head circumference. Development is… View Article

International Language

Across 294 countries in the world, there are about 6,500 languages are commonly using in the daily life. The domination of English has been proved as an international language all across with the coming of globalization in future, English is the language of diplomacy and international communications for the use of business, tourism, education, science,… View Article

Listening Piece Commentary, English Language and Literature

My listening audience piece was inspired by the old man in Poe’s Tell Tale Heart, thought evil by the protagonist, but given no voice to express himself. My protagonist is an elderly character with a dark side, similar to Angela Carter’s in The Werewolf. To subtly reveal this hidden personality I adopted the style of… View Article

Different Ways of Learning Languages

Being able to speak more than one language I think it’s a gift from God that not every person is blessed with. Having this gift makes me fell very special because I can travel, communicate, and understand others’ people language and culture. At a very young age I started learning French, German and Italian besides… View Article

Philippines

I. Expected Argument – The academic progress of the students will increase because English is the medium used in international textbooks and schools. II. Rebuttal – The students’ academic progress may be hindered due to unfamiliarity with the language, especially more so with the less fortunate people in the country. III. Explanation For many in… View Article

English: The Art to Modern Communication

1.0 Introduction Saudi Arabia, the oil rich country of the Middle East, has a modern military to take care of its national security. Constantly trained and supported by the western powers of the United States and United Kingdom, the King Khalid Military Academy is a prestigious institute of modern warfare. Taught by ex-British and ex-American… View Article

Why English should be declared the official language of the United States?

Language is defined as “systematic means of communication”. It is indeed a medium of communication that aids in expression of thoughts, emotions, views etc. English to be declared as an official language of United States has always remained a controversial issue. There are various arguments and evidences which completely out weigh the opposition’s notion. Firstly,… View Article

Politics and the English Language

Eric Arthur Blair popularly known as George Orwell is known for his novels “Animal Farm” (1945) and “Nineteen-Eighty Four” (1949). He was born in British India on 1903 and he grew up to detest a person’s control over another which is typical in his writings (Microsoft Student, 2007). He wrote in 1950 the essay “Politics… View Article

Use of English

I. Fill each of the numbered blanks in the following text. Use only one word in each space. (15 points) In a major breakthrough in diving, scientists have developed an artificial gill capable 1… obtaining oxygen 2…sea water. The question of 3…. fish breathe puzzled man for centuries. Now, fortunately, a team of chemists, physicists… View Article

English as the official language of the U.S.

The English language has already been established as the official language in 28 States; this would beg the question, what made these States pass such an Act, especially since the Courts already designated such a law as being unconstitutional and infringing upon the First Amendment speech rights (Feder, 12). This question will be addressed throughout… View Article

Speech Variation In Restaurants

There are three different dialects in Pennsylvania that will give away where you reside. Why is there so much contrast in speech among the residents of the city and country? The culture where I am from has molded my speech, attitude, and actions; it also has created who I am today. The “city life” is… View Article

Dent’s Disastrous Pronouns

Stewart Pidd Hates English contains the following information about pronouns: Pronouns function as replacement words for noun phrases and nouns. Three common types of pronouns that give writers trouble are indefinite pronouns, possessive pronouns, and personal pronouns. Pronouns have different functions. Pronouns that do not refer to an object or a particular person are indefinite… View Article

English as a Foreign Language

The resources chosen for this exercise are a song and a series of related pictures. The pictures are images that contain science fiction-like elements which would be of interest to this elementary group within the demographic of 20 to 45 years. The lesson created for the students using these materials appeals to the development of… View Article

The Little Prince Play Reaction Paper

The play that I viewed was The Little Prince on October 18th 2012 at the Carousel Theatre. Even though I enjoyed the performance, I thought it was unique in a certain way. There was something about this performance that was just different from any other play I have attended. Overall The Little Prince was a… View Article

Teaching Non Native-English Speakers

Use pictures when appropriate and helpful. Ask them to teach you how to say something in their native language, invite others to learn and use the word. Ask them to do things that don’t require written /spoken communication(many students can paint, draw, classify, organize, take notes to the office, etc. to feel valued and included)…. View Article

Languages and Dialects of Spain

With a population of approximately 45 million Spaniards and 3. 5 million immigrants, Spain is a country of contrasts where the richness of its culture blends it up with the variety of languages and dialects used. Being one of the largest economies worldwide, and the second largest country in Europe, Spain is a very appealing… View Article

Anglicisms: Evolution and Degradation

In linguistics, there are two main standpoints when it comes to language changes: evolution and degradation. Evolution supporters see any changes in the language as a natural progression which cannot be stopped. Borrowing from English into Russian is one of progressive parts. However, what we are seeing now in modern Russian is the language being… View Article

Applied Linguistics: Critical Review of Journal

Introduction Everybody can not be a translator although she or he knows a foreign language. Because of just having a good knowledge of foreign languages does not give any 100% assurance that a translation will be rendered reasonably well. A translator must be aware of the essence of the subject besides having a fine awareness… View Article

Second Language Acquisition

Every child undergoes stages of development that will enhance their various skills. These skills include motor skills, social skills and mental skills. These are hone through different ways. One of the skills essential for a person’s main development is language skills. Language is very important in order for us to be able to communicate with… View Article

English as a Second Language

The United States has long been viewed as the Land of Opportunity for many decades. Despite the numerous challenges that the country had to face within the recent years, this image of the United States has not wavered. Hundreds of thousands of people from all over the world continue to flock to the United States… View Article