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linguistics
what is a firthian linguistics?...its full structure and history...
January 13, 2008 by klar maesen

linguistics/society
I just need three people to give their first thought definition of literacy. Please & thanks!
May 19, 2009 by carey

linguistics
what is firthian linguistics??? please do answer...thanks...
December 3, 2007 by klar maesen

linguistics
how do you pronounce these: ferdinand de Saussure???
December 6, 2007 by stunning gurl

linguistics
what do you mean by a "target language"???...
December 13, 2007 by pray_the_rosary

English
1. He has finally paid his debt to society. (What does 'society' mean here? Did he pay the debt to a bank or just the society he lives in?)
April 10, 2011 by rfvv

Cultural Diversity
What are the linguistics of Puerto Rican Americans
September 13, 2010 by michelle

English
where do you think perceptions come from, either a person's or a society's? What shapes them when they're first developed, and what causes them to change them over time? How can we, when studying a different society - or even our own - make the distinctions between an ...
August 25, 2011 by Ana

society, please help
I have to write an essay over society's biggest problem. It says: " In our society we face a number of problems, such as crime, poverty, and pollution. What do you think is the biggest problem we face in our society today, and why is it a serious issue?Write an essay ...
January 22, 2012 by 12-year-old-poet

english
Identify the italicized word according to its class in structural linguistics. (There) are no easy answers.
November 7, 2012 by bob

society, please help
What is a negative problem with today society??? What is society's biggest problem??
April 22, 2012 by KATHY☺☻

Linguistics/English
I have an assignment about sentence diagramming. I need help. Any example given will be great.
November 21, 2013 by Student

Linguistcs
When a person misspell a word in which part of linguistics he needs to work on syntax, morphology, phonology, or semantics?
December 17, 2007 by Maria

world history
Enlightenment philosophers and reformers criticized the great inequalities that existed in society and believed that thought reason, a better society was possible. They called for social equality, abolition of slavery, prision reform, and improvements in education. What ...
December 7, 2009 by Savannah

Women in Society
How does the way a society treats and regards its women affect the way outsiders perceive that society? How do you think cinema - and other forms of pop culture and mass media - affect that perception?
October 5, 2011 by Ana

to CL re SPELLING
Just in case you don't find my response with your original question ... http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1160613440.1160653608 =) http://www.sil.org/linguistics/GlossaryOflinguisticTerms/WhatIsAHomograph.htm Another webpage with the definition and further examples. =)
October 12, 2006 by Writeacher

HIS 135
CheckPoint: Johnson’s “Great Society” Kennedy’s New Frontier and Johnson’s Great Society • Like JFK, President Johnson also had a vision for his administration. His program of initiatives was called the “Great Society.” Please: o Describe two of Johnson’s “Great Society” ...
November 24, 2010 by Pam

Linguistics
how many morphemes and syllables are contained in each of the following words? Ohio Algebra Cows Expel Congenital Canoes Cognate Herb Helicopter Saltpeter
February 28, 2013 by Baaba

Opinions needed pls.
Which types of body art do you believe would be acceptable in mainstream Canadian society? Does this make it "good"? Explain your opinion. Thnks. Without question, cosmetic surgery is acceptable in Canadian society. It comes in many forms. Face, torso, arms, buttocks, thighs, ...
March 8, 2007 by May

society
consider the level of individual commitment required to foster pluralism in society
February 23, 2011 by zay

History (Western Society)
How does hammurabi's code reveal about babylonian society?
September 4, 2013 by C.P

Society & Environment Engineering
___________is the scientific study of human society and social interaction
August 3, 2012 by Rajan

Anthropology
If a friend were to say, “ He’s the president of the college” the term “president” would refer to an: a)status b)role c)social situation d)social relationship e)social interaction a group ranked in a system of social stratification into which member are born for life is called...
December 15, 2011 by TAYLOR M B

Social Studies
Has society become too organized? Does free will exsist? What role does chemical engineering play in society?
May 27, 2008 by Ashten

socials gr.8!!
what contributions has the arab society made to the canadian society?!? ANSWER IN COMPLETE SENTENCES PLEASE AND EXPLAIN!!!!
January 21, 2014 by smiley

Linguistics
Underline the stem extenders in the following words: Philosophy Somnipathy Metaphor Induction Hypnotic Anthropology Pneumectomy Acrid Tennons Extension Saltpeter Maternal
March 1, 2013 by Baaba

Education/College
The role of education is society.... What types of educational opportunities were available to people in a global society? Do people need education in a Global society? What types? Why or Why not? What is the role of education in society today? What is it designed to ...
July 11, 2014 by Cathy

English
Grammer cheack please: The Australian society is becoming excessively like society in the United states of America Thanks Minnie
April 18, 2008 by Minnie

English
I wouldn't have thought this was a big deal but this paper is worth over half my semester grade so: In the essay there are 2 words im unsure of. They are "Society's problems." The problem I have is how to write "society's"...Do I write it as "Society's" or "Societies". I would...
February 23, 2009 by Anonymous

Linguistics
Bob: DO you want to grab a cup of coffee sometime? Sally: My boyfriend might get jealous. Select a maxim that is being flouted in this conversation. A. Quantity B. Manner C. Quality D. Relevance
March 26, 2011 by Ala

sociology
Imagine a society in which there are no social classes-no differences in people's wealth, income, and life chances. What would such a society be like?
February 8, 2012 by nessi

english
what is the term uncle tom" symbolic of in modern society? I think it still means a black person that wants to please the white society that oppresses him.
August 14, 2008 by ann

U.S.History
i need help with this Colonial American society was organized according to a belief in a. a stron middle class b. a classless society c. equality of opportunity d. inequality ?
February 9, 2009 by y912f

World Civilizations
Karl Marx called for a "classless" society. Write at least five characteristics of such a society. please help i dont get this at all
April 22, 2010 by lidiya

geography
What are the various problems and difficulties that can occur with a society in the middle of the ocean, or a society under the ocean. (Ex. Waste management, or agriculture) I need about 5. Also, what is the necessary technology needed to make the environment not only liveable...
April 5, 2010 by Sal

To MizzLynn -- Linguistics
I've removed your post with the complex assignment and references to information unavailable to us. Please repost when you've formulated some answers and explained the unknown references.
February 10, 2009 by Ms. Sue

english
Identify the italicized word according to its class in structural linguistics. The principal is extremely busy. A.intensive B.adjective C.noun D.empty word E.verb
May 16, 2014 by Raveona

Humanities
If the protection itself were the sole basis for a society's morality, which of the following laws would that society want passed? If the protection itself were the sole basis for a society's morality, which of the following laws would that society want passed? A.required ...
April 27, 2012 by yong

linguistics
Describe what contrastive analysis is and what transfer is(both positive transfer and negative transfer)?
March 26, 2011 by Monique

linguistics
Describe what contrastive analysis is and what transfer is(both positive transfer and negative transfer)?
March 26, 2011 by Monique

linguistics
Give two different kinds of specific examples of transfer from an L1 to and L2? A particular grammar construction, a particular pronunciation, and a particular word meaning
March 26, 2011 by Monique

linguistics
Give two different kinds of specific examples of transfer from an L1 to and L2? A particular grammar construction, a particular pronunciation, and a particular word meaning
March 26, 2011 by Monique

Cultural Anthropology 101
Ethnocentrism refers to: (Points : 1) the need to focus on another society’s problems. the judging of another culture in terms of your own. ***the view that your own society is inferior to others. the view that people’s ideal behavior is better than their real behavior. *** ...
December 2, 2012 by mandy

Ethics, Please HELP
What do labeling theorists say about the treatment of the disabled by society? Be sure to address, and give examples of, overt and covert ways that society labels people with disabilities.
February 10, 2013 by AMY

sociology
People who choose to remain childfree are often stigmatized by society. Why are they stigmatized by society. what are the cultural and structural factors.
March 31, 2012 by Anonymous

Linguistics
1. Wanted: Man to take care of cow that does not smoke or drink.” 2. “What looks better on a handsome man than a tux? Nothing!” These sentences may be lexically or structurally ambiguous. Paraphrase each in two ways.
April 18, 2010 by ang

English, linguistics
Can someone please help me with this question, it's for a subject I'm doing in World Englishes? Q: Use the IPA to transcribe the words 'barn' and 'borrow' as they would be pronounced in a non-rhotic Standard English Variety?
August 28, 2013 by Anonymous

Comparative Essay
I need help on a camparative essay between Barbie Doll and Phenomenal Woman and I would like to include Mirrors. In Barbie Doll society will dictate to us about body image, In phenomenal woman she is confident and is telling society how good she looks and in Mirrors is not ...
April 24, 2011 by Evelyn

critical thinking
My question is What is the role of rhetoric in influencing people's attitudes and beliefs. Paste role of rhetoric in influencing in the search window above. Rhetoric essentially is "word choice" to convey a particular point of view. Since we have become a media oriented ...
October 31, 2006 by joyce

THE ROLES OF HOME, SCHOOL AND SOCIETY
[Consider] that educational goals and standards reflect the goals and standards of the society in which schools exist [Provide] examples of the similar as well as the differing roles that home, society, and school play in today’s educational system [Determine] how—as an ...
January 19, 2008 by MONICA

sociology
How does modernization manifest itself in U.S. society? How do you define modernization? How do you think it shows up in our society?
April 19, 2007 by Anonymous

us history
what divisions in american society were reflected in the scopes trail? what were the disappointments and successes of suffrage what was the impact of easily affordable automobiles on american society?
February 26, 2008 by mike

Business & Society
What are two forces that you believe shape the relationship between business and society?
April 14, 2011 by mary

SOC 120
Hello I am looking for some help on some examples of Deviant human behaviors that are in one society but not considered in another society? I am stuck? Any suggestions you might recommend?
March 1, 2011 by Nikol

Eth125
identifying the linguistics, political, social economic,, religious and familial conventions and/or statues of four Hispanic groups and the groups of you choice? Suggestions:Can you help me understand what she is looking for me to write just needs some pointers. Thank-You
August 20, 2008 by Me

Linguistics
How do I write a lexicon for the following words: sand goanna, dog, mosquito, spear, child, man, stone, prickle, and rabbit? How would I write rules describing the allomorphic variations in the forms of any of the morphemes?
September 9, 2013 by Joy

Social Studies
How was/is the law and order kept in the society? We're learning about the government of Ancient Rome. Full Question: How was/is the law and order kept in the society of Ancient Rome and how did the government ensure the society would follow the law?
May 24, 2008 by Tracey

hum 130
I need to find at least two effects organized religion has had on society, and provide examples from past or present. Have you considered laws? Such as marriage, divorce? Have you considered social organization, such as family activities at gatherings, clothes worn, etc? Have ...
March 23, 2007 by Vicky

world history
I need to do a persuasive essay for my world history class on the Industrial Revolution and i want to know if it makes sense. The industrial revolution changed society. Its the reason why we're in the society we are in now. Before the industrial revolution, everything was made...
November 6, 2011 by EV

history
The West African nation of Liberia was founded under the auspices of A. Dorothea Dix. [B. the American Colonization Society.] C. the American Peace Society. D. William Lloyd Garrison. is my answer correct in the brackets
November 30, 2011 by jake

linguistics
Hello everybody! I need a huge favour! If someone is very very good at distinguishing metaphors from metonymys please leave an e-mail.I am going to send you some examples.So if anyone is willing to do it please say!
January 27, 2009 by lily

Science
1.How is science & society related? i have no idea what the answer to this question is 2. What is a scientist's usual next step if data supports a hypothesis? can you tell me if i'm right?... i think that they either published or the experiment is repeated. If data support the...
August 21, 2006 by Leslie

Economics
What is an economic concept necessitating choices and priorities in any society? Any encyclopedia entry illustrating how a hunter-gatherer group collects and shares food resources is decribing that society's _________. -Would it be economic system??
September 22, 2007 by Anonymous

Socials Studies
The puritans had a long-lasting effect on English society and, to some extent, our own. What would be some aspects of society today that seem "puritan" in origin? I really need help on this.. Please, and thank you :-)
February 3, 2011 by Ashley

Opinion 2
Which do you think says more about a culture and what it believes in: the warrior heroes of history that a society honors, or the warrior heroes of fiction a society creates?
September 9, 2011 by Ana

English help - Somebody please
Modernist writers were most concerned with an individual's A. relationship with nature B. responsibilities' to society C. upholding of traditional values D. attempts to find meaning in life I think it is B - but it could be D?? Seems like Modernists talk a lot about society.
January 31, 2014 by Cassie

Social Studies
What was Japan's feudal society around 1854? All I know is the Shoguns. You'll need to research Japan's feudal society. If you post your answer, I'll be glad to critique it.
April 10, 2007 by Kirby

Fat People in American Society
Can someone help me research this question: What are some positive contributions that fat people have made to society?
April 24, 2008 by Carson

linguistics
For the following: (a) John is angry because Mary murdered the platypus (b) Mary murdered the platypus The answer: A. (a) entails (b) B. (a) presupposes (b) C. Both
March 27, 2011 by Marcella

sociology
What are the factors that have contributed to this society's perspective of the deviant behavior? Why does this society consider the behavior to be deviant but other societies do not?
April 16, 2009 by anonymous

History
How did World War II transform American society? Was the impact of the conflict as profound on American society as it was on America's position in the world?
July 8, 2014 by Taylor Beach

Economics (Production Possibility Frontiers)
Assume that the endownment of capital and labor in a given society is 20 units of capital and 20 units of labor. The production function of good X can be expressed as X = K1/2L1/2, and the production of good Y can be expressed as Y = K + L. Which of the following describes ...
December 6, 2009 by Susan

Communication Studies
What is a movie that shows an example of gender miscommunication? Are these characters on the margins of society, as depicted in the film, or are portrayed in a stereotyped way or as people who can be more honest because they are "marginal" people, those not co-opted into the ...
July 29, 2009 by Beth

calculus
The Audubon Society at Enormous State University (ESU) is planning its annual fund-raising "Eat-a-thon." The society will charge students 90¢ per serving of pasta. The only expenses the society will incur are the cost of the pasta, estimated at 20¢ per serving, and the $350 ...
June 7, 2014 by Anonymous

sociolinguistics
i need to describe the grammatical features in this sentence: " we kept going on the sea, hunting for fish, and a wind arose. now we were going in canoes, and an immense wind arose now, and we were thrown around and were moving very fast. It looks like you have a run-on ...
March 26, 2007 by Carla Robinson

History
Could someone review and correct my answers please. I need to decide if each item was an initiative only within Kennedy’s New Frontier, if it was proposed by both presidents, or if it was an initiative only within Johnson’s Great Society. 1. Head Start – Johnson’s Great ...
July 4, 2008 by Noah

Ashford University
Evaluate the ways in which the legacy of slavery has prevented the United States from building a more just society, supporting your evaluation with the textbook and additional sources. Define what Dr. King’s refrain, “free at last,” looks like to you and how our society will ...
October 10, 2012 by Leah

AP World History
I need to write an essay comparing how North American racial ideologies and their effects on society with Latin American/Caribbean racial ideologies and their effects on society. Can't find annnyyythinggg on Latin American/ Caribbean racial ideologies and their effects on ...
February 15, 2010 by Rose

English
On the Road by Jack Kerouac "Besides, all my New York friends were in the negative, nightmare position of putting down society and giving their tired bookish or political or psychoanalytical reasons, but Dean just raced in society, eager for bread and love..." I don't ...
May 16, 2011 by Alana

history
Compare and contrast Populism and Progressivism. From what distinct groups of society did the two groups emerge? What was at the heart of their beliefs about how society should be organized? What were the Granger and Alliance Movements, and how did they transform from a social...
July 23, 2010 by Heather

Socials
The puritans had a long-lasting effect on english society and , to some extent , our own. with someone, brainstorm aspects of society today that seem "puritan" in origin. please help. i know that puritans were a very large and powerful group among the dissenting protestants.
September 14, 2009 by Sara

English
Does censorship stop good things from coming to their society? More Details: Any society. I need to draw a political cartoon or Fahrenheit 451 and I was thinking about doing something with someone blocking good tings from coming in. Would it work?
September 1, 2013 by Anonymous

history
Discuss one example of cultural, economic, or environmental diffusion between your chosen society and another society, either from this list or of your choosing. • Mesopotamia • Indus River Valley • Yellow River Valley • Egypt • Ancient South American societies
February 27, 2011 by Anonymous

SOC 120
Research the affects of the four types of punishment—retribution, deterrence, rehabilitation, and societal protection—in relation to today’s American society, as outlined in the Summing Up table on p. 182. Try search terms such as “effects of retribution on American society.”
January 31, 2010 by Krystal

socail!
How important is it that members of a society share certain views in common? It's important that they share some views, but they can also agree to disagree in a democratic society.
January 31, 2007 by guest!

us history
i really need help with my thesis statement.... A society is characterized by similar values, shared institutions, and a common culture. Consider the following question: To what extent would it be accurate to say that the New England, Middle and Southern colonies had merged to...
September 15, 2012 by Ashley

Sociology
1)Efforts by an elite to control all forms of organizational life in a society are known as totalitarianism. True False 2)No society actively bans homosexual practices. True False i think for 1) its true for 2) its false?
September 30, 2011 by Casey

english/help please
I have a project in Brave new world. I have to make a flag that represent the society .Can you give ideas or symbols to represent the different aspects of their society and what color to use too. please and thank you very much.
April 27, 2011 by mike

Math- Pre calculus
A community bird-watching society makes and sells simple bird feeders to raise money for its conservation activities. The materials for each feeder cost $5, and the society sells an average of 20 per week at a price of $9 each. The society has been considering raising the ...
November 1, 2011 by Darren

HISTORY
I cannot find information on the emergence of mass society, mass media and how celebrity influenced change? Changes in the 1920's create a clash of values btw. modernists and traditionalists? how traditionalists fight back against the age of modernism and mass society??
January 25, 2010 by ggift

english
Do you think that films, in general, influence society or does society influence what is presented in films?
March 18, 2011 by kim

sociology
Describe how the role of the family in society has changed traditional has changed? (b)Explain the link between the nuclear family and industrial society? (c)In what ways does the treatment of elderly people differ between moder society and traditional industrial society? ...
August 19, 2007 by pallavi

Sociology
Imagine a society in which there are no social classes- no differences in people’s wealth, income, and life chances. What would such a society be like? Would it be stable or would its social structure change over time? How could you apply Max Weber’s theory to this scenario?
December 28, 2009 by Monique

soc 101
Imagine a society in which there are no social classes- no differences in people’s wealth, income, and life chances. What would such a society be like? Would it be stable or would its social structure change over time? How could you apply Max Weber’s theory to this scenario?
December 16, 2009 by Denise

English
How do you prove that a view of society in a book is more interesting than another book using a narratology element? How do these connect through characters? If the character personifies this view of society how does this make the book interesting?
May 3, 2010 by Artemis

Physics - Modern Society
By the mid-1800s, steam driven elevators with counterweights had been developed. However, they were not in common use until 1852, when Elisha Otis invented an elevator from falling if the cable broke. How do you think that the invention of a safe elevator changed the modern ...
August 11, 2010 by Shaila

sociology
Imagine a society in which there are no social classes- no differences in people’s wealth, income, and life chances. What would such a society be like? Would it be stable or would its social structure change over time? How could you apply Max Weber’s theory to this scenario? ...
July 29, 2010 by Anonymous

English Linguistics
Hey :) I have a quizz on Friday, and on the shetts, it seems to be a mistake... First it stands there: Complements can be expresseed by adjectives or a bare noun. Objects can't. And then at an example sentences cannot be replaced my an adjective or a bare noun -> it is a ...
February 12, 2013 by Minnie

English
I still have some more sentences to check. I hope you can help me. By the way, do you know of any sites with fill-in-the-blank activities on computer terminology? 1) The role of women was that of educating the children. 2) Under the influence of Rousseau's thought they reacted...
February 23, 2011 by Mike

World History
"A hierarchial society was only possible on a basis of poverty and ignorance." - From George Orwell's 1984 My first thought for the meaning of this quote was that a leveled society (low-med-high "class") would only be established by the poor and ignorant people. Is this what ...
June 26, 2008 by Nikki

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