Understanding Language Register in English

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This style of communication rarely or never changes and thus is ‘frozen’ in time and content. Wedding vows, Miranda rights, Lord’s Prayer, Pledge of Allegiance, historical speeches
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This language is used in formal settings and is one-way in nature. This use of language usually follows a commonly accepted format. It is usually impersonal and formal. Speeches, school lessons, sermons, announcements
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This is a standard form of […]

By | 2018-10-20T19:03:17+00:00 December 20th, 2017|English competency|Comments Off on Understanding Language Register in English

Practice Discourse Mapping “What’s The Best Age To Learn A Second Language?”

Best way to learn a second language videoDeveloped by Mark Halley

Competencies Addressed:  Message Coherence

Time Required for Activity: 30 mins

Objective:  To improve message coherence when interpreting a fast and challenging English text into American Sign Language.

In this video, Dr. Sapna Parikh discusses the process of language acquisition, focusing on second language acquisition for children and adults.

The activity in this […]

By | 2018-10-20T19:14:06+00:00 November 1st, 2017|English competency, Message Coherence|Comments Off on Practice Discourse Mapping “What’s The Best Age To Learn A Second Language?”