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A Study on Korean Language
Korean Phonology Korean is the official language of both North Korea and South Korea, and is also widely spoken in Koreatowns in countries around the world, such as China, Japan, Canada, and the United States. There are about 78 million speakers of Korean around the globe. Korean is considered to be a language isolate, w...
The Pursuance of Studying the German Language
The study of music and German are very complementary, as demonstrated by the long history of their interconnectedness through the ages. From the early voyages of explorer-composer Oswald von Wolkenstein to the groundbreaking electronic works of Karlheinz Stockhausen, the German tradition of classical music has had the great...
The History of Roman Influence on the English Language
English today carries a large vocabulary of latinate origin, but, surprisingly, almost none of that lexis originates from the direct connection of the Roman occupation of England. Instead, this vocabulary stems from the Christianization of England in ~600 AD, and the scientific inquiry of the 17th to 18th centuries. But how...
The Aspects of Second Language Acquisition
Second language acquisition is the learning of another language after already acquiring a native language.The acquisition of a second language requires the understanding of how native speakers of their first language acquire a second language.During first language acquisition,mistakesmade were mostly during developmental st...
The Importance of the English Language Throughout History
Episode 1 – “An English Speaking World” So many facets of the modern world are conducted in English; e.g., airline communication, news, movies, technology, etc. Contrary to public belief, there’s really no such thing as a “correct” English dialect; though, if you speak with a non-standard dialect in the English school syst...
An Explanation on the Reasons for the Differences in the Comprehension Levels of the Language Learners
For learners who know only one language, there is a different aspect towards the acquisition of that language. There is no bias from another language in that once the first language learner has grasped the different linguistic features of a particular first language, they comprehend that the features are supposed to be pron...
The Concept of Visual Language in The Enchanting Music of Sign Language by Christine Sun Kim
In “The Enchanting Music of Sign Language,” Christine Sun Kim explores the world of deafness, the American Sign Language, and the connection between sound, visual and movement. In this TED talk, she examines the concept of visual language and engages her audience to facilitate their understanding of a deaf person’s perspec...
The Cliches in English Language
The English Language is chalk full of clichés, while there is a strong stigma behind them one has to admit that there are numerous very deep truths reinforcing them. One such cliché states that people must learn form mistakes of other individuals in order to succeed. The simple truth of the matter is that properly doing som...
Translating Chinese Into English and the Role of a Computer
The idea behind strong AI is that a programmed computer can be said to have a mind in the sense that it properly “understands” and has cognitive states. Despite the clear difference in physical composition between computers and humans, the computer can be said to have a mental state not very different from our own, accordin...
The History of the Korean Language
Ramsey Chapter 2 Reading The Korean language han’gul was created by the fourth monarch, Sejong. This is documented in vol. 102 of The Annals of King Sejong. Han’gul was created between the end of 1443 and the beginning of 1444, or at least was implemented at that time. This also marked the beginning of the alphabetic p...