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Losing Accents

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I used to agree that getting the chance to migrate was a fancy privilege. It suggested a fresh start, the chance of experiencing two entirely different cultures first hand, and greater opportunities would now be available when they once were not in your country of origin…
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The popular english accents

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The popular English Accents Name: Institution: THE POPULAR ENGLISH ACCENTS Introduction There are great variations in regional accents for English speakers across regions where the first language is English. This report seeks to research on the various pronunciation variations that are identifiable, deriving from the local dialect’s phoneme inventory (Giegerich, 2011: p22)…
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The Social Aspect of Accents

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In this paper, the author demonstrates the Sociolinguistics like minor phonetic differences or a completely dissimilar vowel orientation. And also the author describes non-standard grammatical structures or pronunciations, and several different types of dialects…
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ABC at Scotty Accents Company

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To: … From: … Subject: ABC at Scotty Accents Company… Date: 20th May 2013 Report 1.0 INTRODUCTION The treatment of overheads has always been a sensitive area in business with different methods providing different results. The traditional approaches including overheads absorption costing, which is the method used in this case, do not identify the specific activities involved in the production of the different models of kitchen taps - Brass and Chrome…
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The Different accents across the UK

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DIFFERENT ACCENTS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM Name Tutor Course College Date Accents refer to the diversity in language that relate to the way pronunciation of words happen with different groups of people. Accents are as a result of regional integration that has over the years led to formation of certain groups of people who pronounce words in certain ways…
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How the Garca Girls Lost Their Accents by Julia Alvarez

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In the paper “How the García Girls Lost Their Accents by Julia Alvarez” the author discusses the Diaspora of Dominican Republic natives in the United States, especially those of women. The author uses a unique narrative technique in order to highlight the concerns that become a vital part of the lives…
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The Cultural Crossing, the Contrasts between Life in the Dominican Republic and the US in the Novel How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents

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This paper 'The Cultural Crossing, the Contrasts between Life in the Dominican Republic and the US in the Novel How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents" focuses on a challenging novel which narrates thirty years in the lives of four sisters who emigrated from the Dominican Republic to the US. …
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Commitment to excellence and continuous improvement are two key themes of Accents culture and new management philosophy. Evaluate how organisations can achieve a commitment to excellence and continually improve their business practices and ser

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All organisations are striving towards becoming a global organisation (Worthington & Britton 2003). Quality needs to be reflected in all the business working procedures so that successful business results can be…
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American English

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Introduction: American English most widespread accent of North America, neutrality. Talk about the origin of American accent, the strength of the accents now in comparison to the ones existing years ago.
English colonizer brought their language to the United States…
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Accent Training in Hollywood: Analysis of the American Beauty
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The author focuses on accent training in Hollywood on the example of American Beauty film. American Beauty is a movie with a lot of themes and lessons and these themes have been portrayed really well through a strong plot, brilliant cinematography, and creative characterization.  …
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Journal 6
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On most occasions, accents are always stereotyped. This makes it very uncomfortable for an individual to express himself or herself. A good example is I. I am very…
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Speech, Language and the Developing Child
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Language and speech of a person builds a connection with those who speak the same way, and significantly distinguishes from others who speak differently. The way we speak relates us to certain ideas, certain people, certain region we have lived in and a certain culture we are…
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Journal entry #9
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The article written by Butler (2007) entitled “How Are Nonnative-English-Speaking Teachers Perceived by Young Learners?” and published in the TESOL Quarterly presented a closer examination of the role of accents in the general listening comprehension of Korean students; as…
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The Variety of British English Suitable for Students in Relation to Debates on English as an International Language
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This paper, The Variety of British English Suitable for Students, stresses that English is undeniably an international language that is not only spoken in the countries where English happens to be the first language e.g. Britain, US, Canada, and Australia…
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A Quantitative Research Methods to Determine the Influence of Accent on Person Perception
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After conducting the experiment, the difference is analyzed between mean ratings for both accents reflecting on people’s personality and behavior in Yorkshire and with Received Pronunciation. With regard to competence ratings, the author accepts the first hypothesis because of significant results. …
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Languages and Dialects in the US
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The author of this assignment "Languages and Dialects in the US" casts light on the speech diversity in the USA. As the author puts it, the video I saw to dissect the different elements of speech was of a sermon by Pastor Joel Osteen’s which was about "The Power of ’I Am’". …
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Studying Language

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In order to clarify, this paper will first define each of these linguistic elements, using as a starting point, the definitions given in the Concise Oxford Dictionary (6th Edition), then analyse these meanings in greater depth. The interaction of the two will also be explained.
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What Color Is Your English
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The research paper “What Color is Your English” carried out by Gillian Creese and Edith Ngene Kambere, writes about a very significant and debatable topic encompassing the division of communities on the basis of accents. …
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Painting
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The essay analyzes the painting. The given painting seems to be full of a number of strokes made beautifully across canvas; it is difficult to understand whether the painting can be classified as being conceptual or perceptual. This is because of the sole reason…
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Language Anthropology in Different Societies
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This paper “Language Anthropology in Different Societies” seeks to identify the different elements that influence linguistic anthropology and help develop languages across different societies. The development of languages follows cultural experiences of the people owning the language…
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Discussion Questions - About Outsourcing
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From the summary, it is evident that the organization applied a strategy that aimed at capturing the core competence’s niche market, as well as serving the big companies’ little needs (Samarpan, 13). The fact that the organization based its considerations on the small…
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Perceptual Learning for Speech
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In its entirety, the results of the research indicated that in the cases where individuals are exposed to multiple talkers of those speaking with the Chinese accents; English listeners are able to achieve independence of the talker adaptation to the accented speech. Further, as…
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Challenges of Non-Standard English Speakers within US Culture
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This paper, Challenges of Non-Standard English Speakers within US Culture, shall now discuss the biggest challenges that non-English speakers face within the US culture.  This paper shall also discuss the appropriateness and usefulness of the English curriculum in American schools…
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Language and Literacy
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In the most basic definition, language is described as a method of communication. Human written and spoken language can therefore be described as the system of symbols and sounds, and the grammar or set of rules that are employed in manipulating these symbols and sounds for the purpose of communicating (Trask, 1995, p.3)…
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Questions&answers
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Continuum is a crime drama that consists of action, science fiction, and procedural drama. The two African- Americans on the cast play the roles of the villain. Roger Cross and Omari Newton play the…
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LANGUAGE, POWER & IDENTITY
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It is the language which promotes unity and a sense of harmony among people, nation and the world. Having the importance of uniting people’s understanding and…
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Power Structure, Family Dynamics, and Cultural Assimilation

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Culture is unique to each and every society. It can be defined by such things as one's attitudes, customs, and language and by how they intersect with one's surrounding environment. In Julia Alvarez's How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents, the four Garcia sisters talk about the Dominican-American family's struggle with assimilation and the resulting clash between Hispanic and American cultures…
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How people with such different background can make friends with each other
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Thanks to globalization, the world has become a much smaller entity, and travel and communication easily transcends social, cultural and even…
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Opera Report-Carmen(Bizet)
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The presentation of “Carmen” is one which held several characteristics that were appealing to the audience. The program was held at the San Diego Civic Theater on May 14, 2011 and was performed by the San Diego opera…
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Critical Literacy Narrative
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Critical Literacy Narrative I am a Chinese. I was born in China and so Chinese happens to be my mother tongue. Although Chinese seems like a complicated language to the outsiders, yet we, the Chinese, find this to be the easiest language. I believe every person can say so for their native language, whether it is Chinese or not…
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Critical Stage of Language Acquisition
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The reporter underlines that age has been a perennial issue in language acquisition research. Although some speculation on its role appeared in the early literature (e.g. Penfield & Roberts, 1959), it was not until the late 1960s that researchers conducted a serious empirical investigation (Singleton, 2001)…
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Language, Society and Power
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This paper "Language, Society and Power" discusses the language structure that influences our gendered behaviors largely. Language, thus, influences the force of gender categories in our society, which makes it impossible not to behave in ways that bring out gendered behaviour in others…
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Development of English as a Global Language
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This assignment concerns the medium of English - Standard English, ELFE, RP, "the Queen's English," "Oxford English," and "BBC English" (Bowen 2005) that has achieved unprecedented status as a global language. It is spoken as a primary language in over 70 countries (Crystal 2003, p.4), by around 1.5 billion who are fluent or competent in English (Crystal, 2003, p.6)…
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Racism in Disney Movies
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Children in the Western world grow up watching and loving the ideals propagated by Disney movies. Further studies of these undertones present in the movies reveal that racism is not only a part of the society but is also being instilled in the young generation that has barely learned to understand the dynamics of this concept. …
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Global englishes
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Global Englishes Introduction The term “global Englishes” is used “to locate the spread and use of English within critical theories of globalization” (Pennycook, 2007, p. 5). Language can be thought of as a living organism for the fact that it comes into being, grows and expands with the passage of time, and a time comes when it dies out…
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My Relational Communication with a Friend, Maria, a Native American
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From the paper "My Relational Communication with a Friend, Maria, a Native American" it is clear that to develop a good communication relationship, there is need to create a level ground that would accommodate the cultural perspectives and allow an understanding of the different cues of language…
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Julia Alvarez, How the Garcia Girls Lost their Accent Response
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Subject Name Date “How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents” How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents is a very thought provoking novel and in particular makes one feel for those who are not living in their native land and the sort of identity dilemma they face…
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LANGUAGE, POWER & IDENTITY
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Language, Power And Identity [University] Introduction Language influences a person in ways no one can even count. Language induces within the person a culture. This culture is not only limited to the way he communicates or speaks, but also in the way he chooses and develops interest in variety of cuisines, clothing and travel…
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ENG
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Name: Instructor: Course: Date: ENG I agree with Richard Lederer’s assertion that most people in the U.S. converse differently than I do. Apparently, it is a fact that we are comfortable with the way we talk yet we feel that others talk weirdly. I do agree with Lederer’s statement because I have had the opportunity to interact with numerous people including my friends, family and neighbors…
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The Coming of Sound
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Name University Course Instructor Date The Coming of Sound The Fortune Magazine of October, 1930, once stated that the coming of American talking movies or sound in movies was the greatest and amazing revolution within the confines of industrial revolution ("Digital History.”)…
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Linguistics
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Linguistics Assignment Chapter 9 - Dialect Variation 1. Dialect is modified synonym for language. It signifies the various forms of language influenced by geographical, political and socio-cultural factors. Often used in opposition to a language, it is a highly subjective term…
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Reading response in language discrimination
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The topic discussed in this paper is of great importance because it exposed the standards of speaking English, which greatly dishearten those who has been…
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Theories of Long-Term Poverty
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Name Subject Date Theories of Long-Term Poverty Introduction In the modern American society, which is erroneously considered to be one of the richest in the world, there is a growing number of poor people. These people have no ability and desire to change their lives…
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Lesson Plan in the Foundation Program in Omani Universities
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This research paper "Lesson Plan in the Foundation Program in Omani Universities" presents a study about the effect and the importance of planning for the lesson in order to help the learners, especially foundation students in Omani universities to learn language skills. It also shows how important it is to choose the correct and effective method to teach these students…
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English as a Second Language: Blended Learning in Adult Education
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  Theories of practice in contemporary science attempt to answer the enigma of improving the verbal communication of ESL students.  One of the main challenges that international students face upon coming to America is to communicate verbally in an effective manner…
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Models of art and self-management practices
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Models of art and self-management practices Currently, a great interest of the modern society to art has different accents in comparison with previous years. For our predecessors art reflected historical events, inspired them for great deeds and money could hardly outweigh art…
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Pirate ship theme party for kids
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Pirate ship theme for kids How is the altered sense of time created? In the book, “The experience economy, work is theatre and every business is a stage”, the authors mention that engaging themes integrate space, time and matter into a cohesive realistic world (B…
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A Lens of the American Multiculturalism
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In the essay “A Lens of the American Multiculturalism” the author discusses the short story, Snow by Julia Alvarez, which is part of a family epic that follows numerous generations of the two families of Garcia and Torre in the course of their struggle to remain united…
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Cultural diversity
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Obviously, accent and race of the potential employee were confusing for the HR manager who was honest enough to say this during the call. According to…
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Dra DB X Rod
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Justification of this point is simple: McKellen escapes two main pitfalls when performing a timeless character. They’re either going too deep in characterization, or contrary, bringing no…
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