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English In your opinion, which selection could act as the most powerful deterrent against another Holocaust? The best selection that is the most powerful deterrent against another Holocaust is the novel Man's Search for Meaning. The reason why is because it looks at the total impact of the brutality and racism from the point of view of the individual who is suffering. This is important, because this helps to reader to draw a clearer understanding of what took place (preventing……[more]

English 102 Course Middle Ground Essay Middle Ground Arguments Issues Located Political Business Religious Environments Provide Practical Positions Issues Sides For Assignment Select Revisit Issue Differing Claims

However, estimating BMI for children can be difficult.  The normal and healthy BMI changes in terms of percentiles as kids grow and the ratio of bone to muscle changes. So if health care providers use BMI, it's important to use a BMI percent for age rather than just the absolute number against the adult chart (Gordon 2009). Even for adults, BMI is a controversial measurement, because adults with a high degree of muscle mass can seem to have high……[more]

English Comp

For the most part, bullying took place on school grounds, after school, when school was not in session; victims had some time away from their victimization. With cyberbullying, victims may be harassed every time they answer their cellular phone or go on the internet. There is no safe haven from cyberbullying that has been found with traditional bullying. Anonymity is another factor in cyberbullying that is decidedly different from traditional forms of bullying. Often, being anonymous facilitates reduced accountability by……[more]

English Comp

More traditional forms of bullying included social harm that happens over time toward another person judged to be less aggressing with intentional verbal and/or physical harm. The transition has come; however, with children and adolescents' starting to use the Internet and phone text messaging for social communication, and as such, the phenomenon of cyberbullying has become increasingly more prevalent (Twyman, Conway, Taylor & Comeaux 2010). Recent studies, although results vary, have indicated that an estimated 4 to 15% of children……[more]

English Comp

Many studies have examined the characteristics of those children exposed to cyberbullying. Both cyberbullies and victims of this nascent phenomenon are reported to be very serious users of social media and the internet, averaging more than 4 days per week, several hours per day, and who rate themselves as above average in their online abilities, consider the internet to be important in their daily lives, and report rare or infrequent parental monitoring, while those that are victims spend less time……[more]

English Literature

" The narrator clearly sees any conflict as a mere obstacle which she will rise above and conquer. Additionally, she threatens the very source of the conflict with her own realness of being. She questions the authority which tries to hold her down as she rises above it. Thus, Angelou is very beautifully illustrating how many choose to rise above the conflicts that could potentially hold them down. Still, the majority of people tend to react poorly when faced with……[more]

English Summary Writing

p.). The assassination of Yahya Ayyash, a Palestinian bomb maker triggered new thoughts among the Palestinians. First of all, they decided to endure, fight, and suffer for their final victory. Therefore, their struggle did not involve compromise and negotiations with their enemies. They used the suicide-bombing tactic to get back their land. Many tightly run organizations plan the bombings by enlisting, instructing, and providing incentives the bombers and their families. These organizations seek those individuals who are mentally stable and……[more]

Aboriginals And Englihsh Language Learning

These aboriginal individuals also realize, in most cases, that they put their children at a disadvantage when they keep them sheltered or do not teach them English from an early age (Epstein, 2009). Despite that, however, there is a reluctance to teach them English because of the fear that they will not be able to communicate with them properly (Learning, n.d.). The parents who are very committed to the proper care of their children and who understand these children must……[more]

English Language Acquistion

There are recent case studies that state that interventional education in reading and vocabulary strengthens the language learning capacity of the English language learner. Statement of the Problem: The challenge in the classroom in regards to education English language learners is a proposal that such as a budget always looks better on paper than in application just as well is the application of learning are quiet different from policy expectation when those policies are set. Because the policy makers believe……[more]

English Structure Vs Russian Translation

Other tell-tale signs of the popularity of Russian in American schools can be demonstrated by the fact that there were only three Russian doctoral programs at the time of post World War II Europe. However, relations with the Soviet Union grew as a result of the war which also had the dramatic affect of increasing an interest in the Russian language. The war therefore increased the number of universities in the United States offering Russian to over one hundred ninety……[more]

English Composition

Another cause of road rage is the daily rush that most individuals experience when they are trying to get somewhere on time. Many of these individuals are running late for work or an appointment that they need to get to and because of this they are in a very large hurry. When individuals drive slowly in front of them or cut them off they often feel as though they are being threatened and pushed even farther away from their time……[more]

English Composition

English Composition: Two Ways of Looking at the River In his essay, Mark Twain talks mostly about the river and his experiences as a steamboat captain, but much of what he says also applies to the rest of life. The lesson about life that he makes has to do with how people see things for the first time and how they see them after they are used to them. When he first saw the river he was amazed by its……[more]

English Composition

English Composition: Newer is Not Always Better There are many things about the good old days that were actually not very good. Technology has come a long way and there have been great advances in the fields of education, medicine, and countless others. However, there is one area where it seems that newer is not better and the good old days should have remained. This area has to do with vehicles. It is true that many vehicles today have many……[more]

English Composition

By doing this they will be able to make an honest and fair judgment about whether it is really bad or good.…[more]

English Composition

English Composition: Homemade Education Malcolm X's essay "Homemade Education" deals with how he learned to read and write in prison. The thing that impressed me most about this essay is that Malcolm X taught himself how to do these things instead of relying on someone else to show him the way. He decided that he needed to learn how to read and write, and he would not be able to do many of the things that he wanted to do……[more]

English Composition

English Composition: The Turtle This essay deals with an excerpt from the book "The Grapes of Wrath." The introduction to this essay seems confusing at first because there is no mention of a turtle, but the scene needs to be set before the turtle can have a point. The title of the story is good because it talks about the main subject of the story, but it is also important to know that the turtle is a metaphor for something……[more]

English Composition

English Composition: The Best Refuge for Insomniacs In this essay, Morrow talks about books and the power that they have to comfort people and make them feel safe, or to help those same people through hard and upsetting times that they may be facing. The thing that most impressed me about this essay was the fact that Morrow showed such a deep understanding for what a book could do for someone, and that he realized that not everyone's reading list……[more]

English Composition

English Composition: Salvation Langston Hughes' essay "Salvation" is about himself as a boy who eventually stands up in church to be saved, not because he has seen Jesus, but because he is tired of sitting there and holding up the group of people who want him to be saved so that the service can come to an end. What impressed me most about this essay was the depth of feeling that Hughes' expressed later that night, when he cries because……[more]

English Composition

English Composition: The Health-Care System by Lewis Thomas The title and introduction to this essay are both very clear and to the point. Thomas makes sure that those who read the essay immediately understand his concerns about health-care and the amount of time and money that people in this country spend on it. He also quickly makes clear that he believes the reason for this is the amount of propaganda heaped upon these people, as it makes them feel like……[more]

English Idioms

Other idioms are seen as coming from such things as sports. This is common in the United Kingdom and the United States. These idioms may require some special cultural knowledge in order to understand them. For example, the phrase to cover all of one's bases means to thoroughly prepare for or deal with a situation. This stems from the American game of baseball where you must cover or protect all the bases (What is an idiom, n.d.). Often idioms are……[more]

English Language Learners

References "English Language Learners." (nd). Retrieved January 16, 2009, from http://www.cal.org/topics/ell/immersion.html Felder, Richard M. and Solomon, Barbara A." Learning Styles and Strategies. (nd). Retrieved January 16, 2009, from http://www4.ncsu.edu/unity/lockers/users/f/felder/public/ILSdir/styles.htm "Sheltered English Instruction." (nd). Retrieved January 16, 2008, from http://www.alliance.brown.edu/tdl/tl-strategies/mc-principles.shtml...…[more]

English Grammar

The unit continues by helping pupils make a difference between the undermined articles to be used in front of nouns. The examples are a mushroom, an egg, some bananas, some tomatoes and some cheese. It points out that there is no s in the plural of cheese. Whereas the grammatical correctness of the points made is not to be questioned, it would have been more useful for the textbook to also offer the reasoning behind the statements. In this order……[more]

English As A Second Language Student Success In A Mainstream Classroom Setting

Mainstreaming: Proponents of this maintain that a student must "earn" the chance to be included in regular classrooms. It is a type of selective placement of students whose second language is English as well as special-education kids in regular classrooms. While inclusion is about bring all the resources needed to support each individual child to meet the child in the classroom, full inclusion implies that every student, regardless of their language differences or handicapped situation should be placed in regular……[more]

English As Second Language

English as Second Language: Language Beliefs Objective The objective of this work is to state the beliefs held about primary language and second-language acquisition in terms of the public school's mission and responsibility for the development of language skills for students who are from multilingual/multicultural homes and families and the role of the classroom teacher in developing literature bilingual students. Introduction The classroom teacher's beliefs concerning the quality of the provision of education to the DSL learner is critically important……[more]

ENGLISH WRITING COMPOSITION

Carr begins with an arresting first sentence that shows the reader why the conflict between his team and the opposing team is so compelling. He explains why the ordinary game means so much to a former non-athlete. The essay does not use much dialogue, but this makes the final phrase "you played a good game, son" all the more effective. Summarize the three types of examples, which can be used as a writing technique, to add specific detail to paragraphs.……[more]

English Composition

English Composition: Neat People Versus Sloppy People This article will likely be very upsetting to all of the people in the world that consider themselves neat. The title is very clear in its meaning and the introduction is very bold. It does not trivialize any of the issues that are about to be discussed and makes a very clear cut remark as to how the author feels about those who are neat and those who are sloppy. The topic sentence……[more]

English Composition

By doing this they will be able to make an honest and fair judgment about whether it is really bad or good.…[more]

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Irony is often defined as saying one thing, yet doing or meaning something else. The use of irony can be seen in Sonnet 57 when the poet says: "Nor dare I question with my jealous thought/ Where you may be, or your affairs suppose....? Clearly, although the poet says he is not jealous or thinking about where his beloved may be...?he is obviously obsessing about why and how his beloved is absent. This conveys the sense that the poet does……[more]

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These factors that is similar to Earth's atmospheric, biological, and geological structure and composition makes Mars the most likely contender for the 'second Earth,' where cultivation of human life is possible. The following observations mentioned above were not merely established as speculations. These evidence are products of numerous space exploration sponsored and funded by the government in an effort to know more about Mars and other heavenly bodies which might pose potentials to cultivating human life. Of course, the space……[more]

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Nevertheless, she achieves what no Christian writer has ever achieved: a type of writing that stands up on both literary and religious grounds, and succeeds in doing justice to both. (Galloway, Pg. 1) O'Conner was heavily influenced by the German philosopher, Martin Heidegger. This particular "great thinker" developed a theory which he called dasein. The idea behind this particular theory is that death represents the moment wherein a given person's life is complete, for better or for worse. O'Conner probably……[more]

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The Joy Luck Club is Tan's first novel (bio). Tan's novels contain elements of autobiography. For example, in her teens, Tan learned that her mother had two daughters in China from a previous marriage. In 1987, Tan traveled to China and met her two half-sisters for the first time. Describing the experience, Tan said that the experience finally allowed her to say "I'm both Chinese and American"...Suddenly some piece fit in the right place and something became whole." Tan later……[more]

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Of course, the language would not be a global one if it weren't for centuries more of warfare, now being waged from the Isle of Britain rather than against it. The period of the British Empire nearly coincides with the mergence of Early Modern English, the dense yet entirely readable English of Shakespeare and others of his time (English Club, 7). This English was brought to the world through a series of expeditions and conquests, to Asia in Hong Kong……[more]

English

Some schools offer French, German, Latin, and Spanish while some schools can't even get teachers for any foreign languages. School sizes and the number of teachers per student also vary incredibly depending on where the school is located. The opportunities for vocational programs (cosmetology, etc) are very regional, as are the number of extra-curricular activities available. Students in America also have their summers off, and attend school for half days, once PE and lunch are factored in. Uniforms are not……[more]

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Activity 5: Explain to students both sound and vision are important to poetry. Tell the students that in order to appreciate the poem fully, it must be read out loud, but first, tell them you want to show them how some poetry is more visually oriented. Place E.E. Cummings' "Snow" on the overhead projector. Then, read "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" out loud, followed by a reading of "Snow" out loud. Ask the students to discuss which of……[more]

ENGLISH FOR ORAL COMMUNICATION Problems Faced Oral Presentation Ways Overcome Problems Sales Marketing Staffs

Second is that they need to rehearse their presentation in order to ensure that there is a smooth transition between the topics in the presentation and the presentation slides. Rehearsing also enables the presenter to ensure that the sequence of points in their presentation is logical and there is coherence of the presentation. This will ensure that the audience is able to understand the presentation and all points in the presentation. The presenter may also decide to rehearse the presentation……[more]

ENG 102 Writing And Research What I Hope To Glean From This Course

I have several major goals for taking this course, English 102. I hope to strengthen my argumentative writing, understanding of my audience and how it plays into writing style, and to get a stronger foundation in American writing styles. I feel that these three major elements will help improve my writing dramatically for what I plan to use it for. I may not want to be the next great American novelist, but I will want to impress my employers and……[more]

English Comp

VII. Summary Additional studies and more empirical research are needed to address traditional forms of bullying as well as in terms of establishing or informing the patterns of student cyberbullying and cybervictimization. Bullying prevention programs must address cyberbullying specifically with an understanding of the connections to traditional bullying but also as a separate kind of aggression with its own constructs. Bullying prevention program inclusion is also important as individual's experiences as victims of cyberbullying can be decidedly different than traditional……[more]

English For Business Purposes

Furthermore, an important factor is that English is the official language of ASEAN or The Association of South East Asian Nations. This relates to the fact that it is "...the language of international business and now it is the main language of the internet" (Teaching English in Thailand). This in effect means that there is a great demand for English teachers and for increased proficiency in business English. Contemporary Factors in Teaching Business English The term 'business English' is usually……[more]

English Language Acquisition Among Latino Immigrants

Haurin and Rosenthal (2009) examined the relationship between ethnic enclaves, language, and Hispanic home ownership. They found that there a decreased rate of homeownership among Hispanics living in ethnic communities in the United States. The investigators note that homeownership among Hispanics tended to increase when there was proximity to a family social network of other homeowners. Additionally, the effect of lack of language acquisition tended to be associated with low rates of home ownership. However, even among non-English proficient Hispanics,……[more]

English Language Learner ELL Families And Schools

This is done by using pictures, real objects, demonstrations, gestures, and intonation cues. As a students' proficiency develops, additional teaching strategies include building from language that is already understood, using graphic organizers, hands-on learning activities, and cooperative learning or peer teaching techniques (General Principles for Teaching ELL Students, n.d.). A good ELL program should also try to increase student interaction. Increasing interaction increases a students' opportunity to use their new language skills for communication and to apply meaning to real-life……[more]

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