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Linguistics, Style and Writing in the 21st Century - with Steven Pinker
 
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Does writing well matter in an age of instant communication? Drawing on the latest research in linguistics and cognitive science, Steven Pinker replaces the recycled dogma of style guides with reason and evidence. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the Q&A here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7rYAnYXIhL0 In this brand-new talk, introduced by Lord Melvyn Bragg, Steven argues that style still matters: in communicating effectively, in enhancing the spread of ideas, in earning a reader’s trust and, not least, in adding beauty to the world. Steven Pinker is an experimental psychologist and one of the world’s foremost writers on language, mind, and human nature. He is Professor in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University and conducts research on language and cognition but also writes for publications such as the New York Times, Time, and is the author of many books, including The Language Instinct and How the Mind Works. Melvyn Bragg is a broadcaster, writer and novelist. He was made a Life Peer (Lord Bragg of Wigton) in 1998. Since then he has hosted over 660 episodes of In Our Time on subjects ranging from Quantum Gravity to Truth. He was presenter of the BBC radio series The Routes of English, a history of the English language. He is currently Chancellor of the University of Leeds Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe The Ri is on Twitter: http://twitter.com/ri_science and Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/royalinstitution and Tumblr: http://ri-science.tumblr.com/ Our editorial policy: http://www.rigb.org/home/editorial-policy Subscribe for the latest science videos: http://bit.ly/RiNewsletter
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Linguistic Style wmv
 
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Learn how use language in a way that connects with your audience and makes the information more vivid and memorable!
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3 Writing Styles - APA, Chicago & MLA (Examrace - Dr. Manishika)
 
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Dr. Manishika Jain in this vide explains the 3 main Writing Styles APA, Chicago, MLA. Citiations: Why Important? Formatting in research papers Standard acceptable method for citiation Avoids plagiarism Builds your credibility and shows that your ideas are shared by other scholars studying in the same field Provide all of the information so that reader can find the book/article cited Citations: Why Important? @0:33 Chicago (Turabian) @3:06 APA Style @6:11 MLA Style @9:28 Writing Style Differences @10:06 #Parenthetical #Criminal #Association #Appears #Footnotes #Superscripted #Credibility #Plagiarism #Citations #Manishika #Examrace Chicago (Turabian) Used since 1906 For all subject matter: historical journals, geography, sociology, anthropology & social sciences By University of Chicago Press Uses Footnotes – by Superscripted numerals Or Use In-Text Citations Use only page number on upper right, if heading appears on top then use page number at bottom Entire first and last name APA Style Origin: 1929 Social sciences: Business, criminal justice, economics, law Medical subjects: Nursing and psychology Create by American Psychological Association Uses only In-text citations Page number on upper right with title on left Only the initials of the first and middle name of each author Reduce bias in writing about gender, race, and other areas where discrimination is possible Year in Focus: If the research study citing is current and recent, or an arcane example of an "earlier theory" which has been debunked MLA Style 1st published by Modern Language Association of America in 1985. Used in humanities & literature Features brief parenthetical citations in the text keyed to an alphabetical list of works cited that appears at the end of the work (Smith 126) Writing Style Differences ACS (American Chemical Society) - Chemistry AIP (American Institute of Physics) - Physics ALWD (Association of Legal Writing Directors) - Legal Studies AMA (American Medical Association) - Medical Sciences AMS (American Mathematical Society) - Mathematics APSA (American Political Science Association) - Political Science, International Studies ASA (American Sociological Association) - Sociology AP (Associated Press) - Journalism, Public Relations Bluebook - Legal Studies CSE (Council of Science Editors) - Biology Harvard Business School - Business LSA (Linguistic Society of America) - Linguistics Maroonbook - Legal Studies NLM (National Library of Medicine) - Medicine Get complete postal course at http://www.examrace.com/CBSE-UGC-NET/CBSE-UGC-NET-FlexiPrep-Program/Postal-Courses/Examrace-CBSE-UGC-NET-Paper-I-Series.htm For deatiled solutions to past paper questions visit: https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/UGC/Paper-1/ Examrace is number 1 education portal for competitive and scholastic exam like UPSC, NET, SSC, Bank PO, IBPS, NEET, AIIMS, JEE and more. We provide free study material, exam & sample papers, information on deadlines, exam format etc. Our vision is to provide preparation resources to each and every student even in distant corners of the globe. Dr. Manishika Jain served as visiting professor at Gujarat University. Earlier she was serving in the Planning Department, City of Hillsboro, Hillsboro, Oregon, USA with focus on application of GIS for Downtown Development and Renewal. She completed her fellowship in Community-focused Urban Development from Colorado State University, Colorado, USA. For more information - https://www.examrace.com/About-Examrace/Company-Information/Examrace-Authors.html
Views: 60297 Examrace
Intro to Historical Linguistics: Languages, Dialects & Registers (lesson 1 of 4)
 
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Learn the basics of language history, language families and how languages change over time. This first lesson introduces languages, dialects and registers, and hints at how languages are related (and unrelated) to one another. This is an updated version of an earlier video with the same title. It covers the following concepts: mutual intelligibility, dialects, registers, idiolects, defining language. Part of a series of linguistics courses for language learners. Visit the site for exercises, examples and explanations: http://www.nativlang.com/linguistics/historical-linguistics-lessons.php music by Kevin MacLeod
Views: 38232 NativLang
SOC101 - Language, Dialect, Variety
 
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This video discusses the different approaches towards language, dialect, and variety. It provides several criteria of language definition as well as numerous problems involved.
What Is The Meaning Of Verbal Linguistic?
 
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What is a Linguist? || Lindsay Does Languages Video
 
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What is a linguist? A person who loves to study foreign languages or a person who studies linguistics? Or both? What do you think? Share in the comments! Cool stuff below.... Buy 1 get 1 free on italki lessons by signing up via this link: http://promos.italki.com/lindsay-does-languages/ Claim your free ebook Finding Time in Your Life for Language Learning: http://bit.ly/LDLfree-ebook-findtime Do you want language lessons? I can teach you: http://bit.ly/learnwithLDL Looking to work with me? Let's talk: http://bit.ly/workwithLDL Subscribe on YouTube: http://bit.ly/LDL-youtube-sub Social Media: Blog: http://bit.ly/LDL-blog Facebook: http://bit.ly/LDL-facebook Twitter: http://bit.ly/LDL-twitter Pinterest: http://bit.ly/LDL-pinterest Instagram: http://bit.ly/LDL-instagram Tumblr: http://bit.ly/LDL-tumblr Google+: http://bit.ly/LDL-gplus Music: Via Nicolai Heidlas: https://soundcloud.com/nicolai-heidlas/delighting-memories-upbeat-ukulele-background-music Sponsorship: This video is sponsored by italki: http://promos.italki.com/lindsay-does-languages/ Help us caption & translate this video! http://amara.org/v/QW6q/
Views: 14953 Lindsay Williams
Unit1: What is Applied Linguistics?
 
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In this unit, I go through the historical development of the field of Applied Linguistics, and its major definitions and purposes.
"What is Language and Why Does It Matter" - Noam Chomsky
 
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Professor Noam Chomsky's Forum Lecture, "What is Language and Why Does It Matter" from the 2013 Linguistic Society of America Summer Institute at the University of Michigan.
CODE-SWITCHING: Jumping Between 2 Different Languages
 
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This video is all about the linguistic phenomenon called code-switching, switching between different languages while speaking. * Credit for the Hindi transliteration and English translation of the example sentence from "The 3 Idiots" goes to Reddit user Tactician_mark. Read his analysis of the entire scene here: https://goo.gl/vLvRSH Support Langfocus on Patreon http://patreon.com/langfocus My current Patrons include these fantastic people: Brandon Gonzalez, Felix Ravestein, Виктор Павлов, Guillermo Jimenez, Sidney Frattini Junior, Bennett Seacrist, Ruben Sanchez, Michael Cuomo, Eric Garland, Brian Michalowski, Sebastian Langshaw, Yixin Alfred Wang, Vadim Sobolev, Fred, UlasYesil, JL Bumgarner, Rob Hoskins, Thomas A. McCloud, Ian Smith, Maurice Chow, Matthew Cockburn, Raymond Thomas, Simon Blanchet, Ryan Marquardt, Sky Vied, Romain Paulus, Panot, Erik Edelmann, Bennet, James Zavaleta, Ulrike Baumann, Ian Martyn, Justin Faist, Jeff Miller, Stephen Lawson, Howard Stratton, George Greene, Panthea Madjidi, Nicholas Gentry, Sergios Tsakatikas, Bruno Filippi, Sergio Tsakatikas, Qarion, Pedro Flores, Raymond Thomas, Marco Antonio Barcellos Junior, David Beitler, Rick Gerritzen, Sailcat, Mark Kemp, Éric Martin, Leo Barudi, Piotr Chmielowski, Suzanne Jacobs, Johann Goergen, Darren Rennels, Caio Fernandes, Iddo Berger, Peter Nikitin, and Brent Werner for their generous Patreon support. *http://facebook.com/langfocus http://instagram.com/langfocus http://twitter.com/langfocus http://langfocus.com *Music* Rollin at 5 Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Outro music: "Ever Felt Pt. 1" by Otis McDonald.
Views: 220945 Langfocus
Sociolinguistics - the study of variation in language
 
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This video lecture is a part of the course 'An Introduction to English Linguistics' at the University of Neuchâtel. This is session 20, which introduces the topic of sociolinguistics.
Views: 73974 Martin Hilpert
What your speaking style, like, says about you | Vera Regan | TEDxDublin
 
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This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. How we use language - our accent, expressions, and the structure of our sentences - changes from region to region. Vera Regan explains why we should listen to these differences, and why language can act as a cultural barometer. Sociolinguist Vera Regan is a researcher at University College Dublin, and her work explores the relationship between our cultural landscape and our changing language. About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
Views: 3032253 TEDx Talks
9. Linguistics and Literature
 
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Introduction to Theory of Literature (ENGL 300) In this lecture on the work of Roman Jakobson, Professor Paul Fry continues his discussion of synchrony and diachrony. The relationships among formalism, semiotics, and linguistics are explored. Claude Levi-Strauss's structural interpretation of the Oedipus myth is discussed in some detail. In order to differentiate Jakobson's poetic functions, Professor Fry analyzes the sentence "It is raining" from six perspectives. Significant attention is paid to the use of diagrams in literary linguistic theory. 00:00 - Chapter 1. Synchrony and Diachrony 06:47 - Chapter 2. The Emergence of Structuralism 11:24 - Chapter 3. The Relationship Between Formalism and Semiotics 17:33 - Chapter 4. Levi-Strauss and the Meaning of the Oedipus Myth 26:19 - Chapter 5. The Poetic Function 32:49 - Chapter 6. Jacobson's Six Functions 43:53 - Chapter 7. Metalanguage and Poetic Function Complete course materials are available at the Open Yale Courses website: http://open.yale.edu/courses This course was recorded in Spring 2009.
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Does language shape how we think? Linguistic relativity & linguistic determinism -- Linguistics 101
 
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From the "Sapir-Whorf hypothesis" to modern psychology, get a quick feel for this ongoing debate. Is language about grammatical universals like nouns and verbs? What's the relationship between language and culture? Text version of this lesson with links to further resources: http://www.nativlang.com/linguistics/linguistic-relativity.php To continue learning about language, subscribe to NativLang or visit: http://www.nativlang.com/linguistics/ Music: Funkorama, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Linguistics 101: The scientific study of language [video 1]
 
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I am going to run this video series like a university linguistics course for the benefit of anyone who does not have the time or money to attend actual university courses. So what is Linguistics? Linguistics is the scientific study of language. Linguists are able to study language from all kinds of different angles, and there is a lot more to study than you probably realize. If you've ever tried to explain something about your language to someone who is not a native speaker, then you're probably aware of its complexities, and that is exactly what linguists study. This video is designed as a primer course for anyone who is interested in languages and linguistics, but doesn't want to commit to a whole university course, or reading a dense textbook.
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ENGLISH LANG: Pragmatics - David Crystal
 
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The spectacular Linguistics guru riffs on the whys of vocabulary, grammar and pragmatics.
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MOOC - Corpus linguistics: method, analysis, interpretation
 
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Professor Tony McEnery introduces Lancaster's first MOOC - Corpus linguistics: method, analysis, interpretation. Available via FutureLearn from January 2014: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/corpus-linguistics
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What`s the difference between a dialect and a language?
 
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How to classify a variety of speech as either a language or a dialect is one of those never-ending linguistic debates. Here I give my 2 cents. I look at 3 main criteria: mutual intelligibility, sharing a standard written language that serves as a bridge for cross-dialect communication, and political bullshit. Support Langfocus on Patreon: http://patreon.com/langfocus http://facebook.com/langfocus http://instagram.com/langfocus http://twitter.com/langfocus http://langfocus.com Music: "Clobber" by Silent Partner. Outro music: "Otis McMusic" by Otis McDonald.
Views: 106425 Langfocus
Language  Style A Typology
 
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Subject:Linguistics Paper:Linguistic Stylistics
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What is Linguistics? (ENG)
 
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Subject:English Paper: Introduction to Linguistics & Phonetics
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Learning Styles & Multiple Intelligences: Theory Integration
 
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Note: Recent Research has disputed the effectiveness of learning styles: The idea of this video is to take Gardner's Multiple Intelligences and use them as student learning styles, although Gardner specifically says learning styles are NOT multiple intelligences SUPPORT THIS CHANNEL: Help keep me going with a tip or contribution https://paypal.me/frankavella?locale.x=en_US TEACHERSPAYTEACHERS STORE Classroom Posters, Courses, Lessons, Presentations, and More https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Teachings-In-Education TEESPRING IN EDUCATiON Stickers, Dress Down Gear, Phone Cases, Coffee Mugs, and More https://teespring.com/stores/teespring-in-education FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & ON-SITE TRAININGS CONTACT: [email protected] SOCIAL MEDIA https://www.linkedin.com/in/frank-avella-404b59b5/ https://twitter.com/frank_avella Get your Learning Styles Classroom Posters at TPT Store: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Learning-Styles-Classroom-Posters-Multiple-Intelligences-3557244 Student learning styles and multiple intelligences are described and explored in this video. Seven different learning styles are described in detail and explained fully for teachers and educators in all grade levels and disciplines. This video gives credit to howard gardner and his work on multiple intelligences. The video also explains why multiple intelligences are so important to classroom teachers. The first learning style mentioned is the interpersonal learner also known as the social learner. That is followed by the opposite type of learner, which is the intrapersonal learner, sometimes called the solitary learner. Other learning styles included are kinesthetic (physical), verbal or linguistic, auditory or aural, logical or mathematical, and visual. Definition and theory surrounding multiples intelligences are provided throughout along with with suggestions that educators can make to improve their instruction for these students. Other videos in teachings in education playlists are designed for classroom teachers to learn as much as they can, grow as a teacher, and advance in their career of education.
Views: 92316 Teachings in Education
An Overview of Applied Linguistics
 
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An Overview of Applied Linguistics Professor Philip Shaw, Stockholm University, Department of English.
Views: 71119 KTHLearningLab
How language shapes the way we think | Lera Boroditsky
 
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There are about 7,000 languages spoken around the world -- and they all have different sounds, vocabularies and structures. But do they shape the way we think? Cognitive scientist Lera Boroditsky shares examples of language -- from an Aboriginal community in Australia that uses cardinal directions instead of left and right to the multiple words for blue in Russian -- that suggest the answer is a resounding yes. "The beauty of linguistic diversity is that it reveals to us just how ingenious and how flexible the human mind is," Boroditsky says. "Human minds have invented not one cognitive universe, but 7,000." Check out more TED Talks: http://www.ted.com The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more. Follow TED on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/TEDTalks Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/TED
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Creating meaning from linguistic content
 
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At the core of human understanding is language. Ohio State Marion Assistant Professor of Psychology, Nikole Patson is a psycholinguist and cognitive psychologist researching how humans process linguistic information. More specifically, she is interested in how we develop meaning from plurals. What images do we create in our minds based on our individual understanding of spoken or written words?
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The Concept of Language (Noam Chomsky)
 
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Linguist Noam Chomsky, professor at MIT, discusses the ways in which language changes over time and how the idea of a national language is a modern phenomenon. In this University of Washington interview, Upon Reflection host Al Page speaks with Chomsky about how languages are systems of communication rooted in human nature.
Views: 369096 UW Video
Language Expert: Donald Trump's Way Of Speaking Is 'Oddly Adolescent' | The 11th Hour | MSNBC
 
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Columbia University professor of linguistics John McWhorter joins to discuss the unique way Donald Trump speaks which is unlike any president America's had before. » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc About: MSNBC is the premier destination for in-depth analysis of daily headlines, insightful political commentary and informed perspectives. Reaching more than 95 million households worldwide, MSNBC offers a full schedule of live news coverage, political opinions and award-winning documentary programming -- 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Connect with MSNBC Online Visit msnbc.com: http://on.msnbc.com/Readmsnbc Find MSNBC on Facebook: http://on.msnbc.com/Likemsnbc Follow MSNBC on Twitter: http://on.msnbc.com/Followmsnbc Follow MSNBC on Google+: http://on.msnbc.com/Plusmsnbc Follow MSNBC on Instagram: http://on.msnbc.com/Instamsnbc Follow MSNBC on Tumblr: http://on.msnbc.com/LeanWithmsnbc Language Expert: Donald Trump's Way Of Speaking Is 'Oddly Adolescent' | The 11th Hour | MSNBC
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Optimality Theory - is grammar about rules or constraints? -- Linguistics 101
 
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A very short introduction to Optimality Theory, a linguistic framework that attempts to account for the grammar of human languages. Traditional models of grammar rely on complementary, unbreakable rules. The outcomes (sounds, words and sentences) follow those rules. Optimality Theory models grammar with ranked, violable, competing constraints. The outcomes represent the best candidates - the ones incurring the least serious violations. This video uses the analogy of two friends making plans for the night. One employs rule-based reasoning, the other constraint-based reasoning. The video then goes on to analyze the simplified grammar of plural -s (pronounced [s] in 'hats' but [z] in 'bags') using an Optimality Theory tableau. For an academic consideration of constraints, rules, optimal candidates, markedness/faithfulness and tableau conventions, refer to Prince & Smolensky, Optimality Theory: Constraint Interaction in Generative Grammar, sections 1.1, 1.2 and 2.2 (15). Music by Kevin MacLeod
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Why some Asian accents swap Ls and Rs in English
 
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A linguistic stereotype, explained. This video is presented by Brilliant: https://brilliant.org/Vox/ Thank you the Video Lab members (Janet, Martian, and Mariko) who helped me with this video. To learn more about the Video Lab and sign up, visit http://bit.ly/video-lab Check out Yuta’s Youtube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/user/YPlusShow And browse Dr. Lawson’s ultrasound examples here: https://www.seeingspeech.ac.uk/r-and-l-in-english/ A foreign accent is when someone speaks a second language with the rules of their first language, and one of the most persistent and well-studied foreign-accent features is a lack of L/R contrast among native Japanese speakers learning English. It’s so well-known that American soldiers in World War II reportedly used codewords like “lallapalooza” to distinguish Japanese spies from Chinese allies. But American movies and TV shows have applied this linguistic stereotype to Korean and Chinese characters too, like Kim Jong Il in Team America: World Police, or Chinese restaurant employees singing “fa ra ra ra ra” in A Christmas Story. However, Japanese, Korean, and Chinese are completely different languages that each handle L-sound and R-sounds differently. In this episode of Vox Observatory, we take a look at each language and how it affects pronunciation for English-language learners. Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com. Watch our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE Follow Vox on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o Or Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H
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An Introduction to Cohesion in Academic Writing
 
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In this video for the NUST MISiS Academic Writing Center, English Language Fellow John Kotnarowski provides a brief introduction to the concept of cohesion in academic writing. Defining cohesion as “the grammatical and lexical links within a text”, the video outlines the importance of cohesion in academic writing and offers examples of several useful cohesive devices.
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Michael Halliday - Language evolving: Some systemic functional reflections on the history of meaning
 
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Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, and hosted by the Department of Language and Literacy Education and the Faculty of Education as part of the plenary session at the 37th International Systemic Functional Congress, Halliday poses the evolution of language seems a simple enough concept: it arose in the work of scholars studying the history of linguistic forms (phonology, morphology, some syntax). But a language is a semiotic system; more importantly a semogenic, or meaning-creating, system; and meaning also has a history - a highly complex one. Every language has, in Sapir's term, a "certain cut", its own (constantly evolving) ways of meaning; yet most of its features are shared with other languages. We seek out the history of meaning along various routes: in the history of the form of language, in the history of the people that speak it, in the history of the locale where it is spoken, and in the history of its varied cultural contexts. Consider English and Chinese, as two widely spoken and widely-documented languages. The history of meaning in English includes changes that took place in ancient Greek and in ancient and medieval Latin, even though English is not "descended from" these languages; Chinese has undergone somewhat less upheaval, but the history of Mandarin involved contact with ways of meaning derived from Sanskrit and from Mongolian, both also "unrelated" to Chinese. I think that, to study the history of meaning, we take account of both child language development and the emergence of learned forms of discourse; we maintain a trinocular perspective; and we seek systemic and functional (especially metafunctional) explanations of semiotic patterns in discourse.
Sociolinguistics and Dialects
 
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What kinds of variation do we see in language? What does it mean for a linguistic system to be classified as a dialect or its very own capital-L Language? This week on the Ling Space, we talk about linguistic variation: the ways in which dialects can differ, what underlies different grammars, and why every version of a language is okay. This is Topic #11! This week's tag language: Greek! Find us on all the social media worlds: Tumblr: thelingspace.tumblr.com Twitter: @TheLingSpace Facebook: www.facebook.com/thelingspace/ And at our website, www.thelingspace.com! Our website also has extra content about this week's topic at www.thelingspace.com/episode-11/ We also have forums to discuss this episode, and linguistics more generally. Looking forward to next week!
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How Donald Trump Answers A Question
 
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HELP ME MAKE MORE VIDEOS: http://www.patreon.com/nerdwriter VISIT WISECRACK HERE: http://bit.ly/1xPTaB7 TUMBLR: http://thenerdwriter.tumblr.com TWITTER: https://twitter.com/TheeNerdwriter Email me here: [email protected] SOURCES: Barton Swaim, “How Donald Trump’s language works for him” (via The Washington Post) September 15, 2015 https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2015/09/15/how-trump-speak-has-pushed-the-donald-into-first-place/ Emily Atkin, “What Language Experts Find So Strange About Donald Trump” (via ThinkProgress) 2015 http://thinkprogress.org/politics/2015/09/15/3701215/donald-trump-talks-funny-2/ Matt Viser, “For presidential hopefuls, simpler language resonates” (via The Boston Globe) October 20, 2015 https://www.bostonglobe.com/news/politics/2015/10/20/donald-trump-and-ben-carson-speak-grade-school-level-that-today-voters-can-quickly-grasp/LUCBY6uwQAxiLvvXbVTSUN/story.html Jack Shafer, “Donald Trump Talks Like a Third-Grader” (via Politico) 2015 http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2015/08/donald-trump-talks-like-a-third-grader-121340 ALL THE MUSIC COMES FROM HERE: https://soundcloud.com/bluewednesday
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Rapping, deconstructed: The best rhymers of all time
 
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Here's how some of the greatest rappers make rhymes. Help us make more ambitious videos by joining the Vox Video Lab. It gets you exclusive perks, like livestream Q&As with all the Vox creators, a badge that levels up over time, and video extras bringing you closer to our work! Learn more at http://bit.ly/video-lab SPOTIFY PLAYLIST: https://open.spotify.com/user/estellecaswell/playlist/5KpHR1UysAms2zssDHeSbZ Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com to get up to speed on everything from Kurdistan to the Kim Kardashian app. Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE Follow Vox on Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H Or on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o
Views: 8156772 Vox
DYSA Linguistic profiling -- John Baugh
 
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In this clip from the documentary "Do you speak American?", linguist John Baugh discusses linguistic profiling -- the practice by which someone judges someone else based on how they speak (as opposed to how they look), often as a means of discrimination.
Views: 27805 Laura McGarrity
Steven Pinker: Linguistics as a Window to Understanding the Brain
 
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Steven Pinker - Psychologist, Cognitive Scientist, and Linguist at Harvard University How did humans acquire language? In this lecture, best-selling author Steven Pinker introduces you to linguistics, the evolution of spoken language, and the debate over the existence of an innate universal grammar. He also explores why language is such a fundamental part of social relationships, human biology, and human evolution. Finally, Pinker touches on the wide variety of applications for linguistics, from improving how we teach reading and writing to how we interpret law, politics, and literature. The Floating University Originally released September, 2011. Additional Lectures: Michio Kaku: The Universe in a Nutshell http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0NbBjNiw4tk Joel Cohen: Joel Cohen: An Introduction to Demography (Malthus Miffed: Are People the Problem?) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2vr44C_G0-o
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Embracing Multilingualism and Eradicating Linguistic Bias | Karen Leung | TEDxWWU
 
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Karen Leung is currently in her second year in Woodring’s Early Childhood Education at Western Washington University. Through her involvement in this program, she has found that her passion lies in social justice and linguistics, and the overlap that exists between these two in bilingual education. Being in Woodring allows her to apply her passions to her teaching career, and gives her the opportunity to break down language barriers in education. Growing up as a native Cantonese speaker, Karen took ESL classes in school, all the while interpreting for her parents during teacher conferences at just seven years old. Through this experience, she realized that there is a need of increased awareness of the linguistic biases in our society and the need for more resources for immigrant families who are working in tandem with schools to provide the best possible education for their children. Karen also sees the potential of linguistic diversity in education, and believes that it is crucial for multicultural education. Karen's dream is to open a bilingual, Cantonese-English early childhood learning center, incorporating her knowledge in childhood development and multilingualism. Karen Leung is currently in her second year in Woodring’s Early Childhood Education at Western Washington University. Through her involvement in this program, she has found that her passion lies in social justice and linguistics, and the overlap that exists between these two in bilingual education. Being in Woodring allows her to apply her passions to her teaching career, and gives her the opportunity to break down language barriers in education. Growing up as a native Cantonese speaker, Karen took ESL classes in school, all the while interpreting for her parents during teacher conferences at just seven years old. Through this experience, she realized that there is a need of increased awareness of the linguistic biases in our society and the need for more resources for immigrant families who are working in tandem with schools to provide the best possible education for their children. Karen also sees the potential of linguistic diversity in education, and believes that it is crucial for multicultural education. Karen's dream is to open a bilingual, Cantonese-English early childhood learning center, incorporating her knowledge in childhood development and multilingualism. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
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The Linguistics of AAVE
 
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It's about time I address linguistic prescriptivism. Links to things I didn't make that are in this video: Intro song: "Flight of the Breezies" by Kadenza https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWXvSBHB210 Outro song: "Mach Speed" by FlightRush https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BW63OOPu7Q Map of race in Chicago by Bill Rankin http://www.radicalcartography.net/index.html?chicagodots A cool video he made about it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8pRcdMVkA3k Map of dialects of North American English: http://aschmann.net/AmEng/ Photo of Los Angeles by Nserrano: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Los_Angeles#/media/File:LA_Skyline_Mountains2.jpg Photo of New York by Anthony Quintano: https://www.flickr.com/photos/quintanomedia/14825199293 Photo of Chicago by J. Crocker: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:2010-02-19_16500x2000_chicago_skyline_panorama.jpg Photo of a swamp in Mississippi by Gary Bridgman: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mississippi#/media/File:Wolf-River-swamp-North-Mississippi.jpg Anonymous painting of slaves on a South-Carolina plantation: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slavery_in_the_United_States#/media/File:Slave_dance_to_banjo,_1780s.jpg Picture of a slave ship: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunny_South_(clipper)#/media/File:HMS_Brisk_and_Emanuela.jpg Screen shots of websites used were from here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Languages_of_Nigeria http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bidialectalism
Views: 1001857 Xidnaf
Linguistic Philosophy with Bryan Magee and Bernard Williams (1977)
 
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In this program, world-renowned author and professor Bryan Magee and Bernard Williams of Cambridge University discuss linguistic philosophy—an offshoot of logical positivism—which argues that sentences can have no meaning beyond that which humans give them because language is a human invention. »»﴿───► See more on the Authors Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLIZqvqbtz9I30kDK7RrKXxtLK9WxA33-T Check out our Patreon rewards! https://www.patreon.com/ManufacturingIntellect This is from the series Modern Philosophy. Watch the other episodes here: Introduction to Philosophy with Isaiah Berlin: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vib2rqJKS08 Herbert Marcuse interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0KqC1lTAJx4 Heidegger and Existentialism: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=27bo4FMP3vo Wittgenstein's Philosophy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2EtOB-j9LmY Logical Positivism: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S6_Vy-Uzwzc Linguistic Philosophy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IVY6t-DaeZw Willard Van Orman Quine interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pf91msFW7ds Philosophy of Language with John Searle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jyf_pxqhRrI Noam Chomsky interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVXLo9gJq-U Philosophy of Science: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h7Z2y61rd6M Philosophy and Politics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJedzWtu-JM Philosophy and Literature with Iris Murdoch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBG10XnxQaI The Social Context of Philosophy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3qwWu9K7yOw
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Final project/video for Sociolinguistics. this video is about chapter 8, Style, in the textbook "What is Sociolinguistics?" by Gerard Van Herk. It gives a brief overview of the main points related to linguistic style and style-shifting. It also explains a bit about the three main models in linguistic research into style shifting, and some interesting points about style shifting.
George Lakoff on Embodied Cognition and Language
 
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Speaker: George Lakoff, Cognitive Science and Linguistics Professor at UC Berkeley Lecture: Cascade Theory: Embodied Cognition and Language from a Neural Perspective
Why study Applied Linguistics?
 
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This session introduces students to the content of the Applied Linguistics pathway. With Laura Paterson and Maria Leedham
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Noam Chomsky speaks about Universal Linguistics: Origins of Language
 
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Noam Chomsky is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, political commentator, social justice activist, and anarcho-syndicalist advocate. Sometimes described as the "father of modern linguistics", Chomsky is also a major figure in analytic philosophy. He has spent most of his career at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where he is currently Professor Emeritus, and has authored over 100 books. He has been described as a prominent cultural figure, and was voted the "world's top public intellectual" in a 2005 poll. Chomsky spoke on "Universal Linguistics" at Winona State University in Minnesota on March 20, 1998. Published by it can be pictures, Boulder, CO, itcanbepictures,com
Views: 116996 ThePublicMindDenver
David Crystal
 
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A lecture by the world-famous linguist David Crystal, commemorating 425 years of continuous printing and publishing at Cambridge University Press.
Views: 64703 Cambridge University
8 Intelligences - Theory of Multiple Intelligences Explained - Dr. Howard Gardner
 
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In his theory of multiple intelligences, Dr. Howard Gardner describes how humans can be intellectually smart in a variety of different ways. There are: Logical-mathematical Verbal linguistic Interpersonal, Body-Kinesthetic Musical Visual-Spatial Intrapersonal Naturalistic In my next video, I will teach you how to improve each one of these types of intelligences to become a more efficient, smarter human being. In this animation and visual summary, I teach you the basics of each leg in Gardner's theory and what kind of people are great at each. Check out MY Passive Income Ebook: http://bit.ly/PsychologyIncome
Views: 407321 Practical Psychology
Linguistics at Macquarie University
 
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http://www.mq.edu.au/ Why we employ crusaders Australian English has a champion, Professor Pam Peters. Her work with the Dictionary Research Centre and the Style Council Centre at Macquarie University has made her on the country's leading authorities on Australian style and one of our most valuable academics.
Views: 5043 Macquarie University
Neuro Linguistic Programming for Outstanding Communication
 
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As an Executive Coach with a background in Project and Change Management in the corporate space, as well as nine years Military Service in the Royal Australian Navy, Emma Bryce also happens to be a certified NLP Practitioner. Emma utilises classic NLP techniques as a positive tool in her coaching methodology. This presentation illustrated how small changes to delivery, communication style and mindset can improve a professional presentation tenfold, thus ensuring a positive outcome. To begin with, Emma defined Neuro Linguistic Programming: Neuro: Mind Linguistic: language and non-verbal communication systems Programming: Ability to discover and utilise the programs we run in our neurological systems to achieve our goals In other words, NLP is how to use the language of the mind to consistently achieve our specific and desired outcomes. As an introduction, Emma discussed the way in which the sub conscious mind plays a powerful part in both our perception but also the perception of those we communicate with in the workplace. The key elements to the discussion were around unlocking the key to the unconscious mind by using various communication techniques combined with a higher sense of awareness. The importance of 'being' rather than doing or having is key to this understanding. Emma stated that during any given presentation, research has found that in terms of reaching an audience 55% of what is perceived by an audience is in the Body Language emitted by the Presenter, 38% perceived is in the Tonality used -- ie. the pitch, timbre and volume used; and only 7% perceived is actually what is said by the Presenter. For this reason, well thought out delivery is required to ensure you reach your audience with the desired message. Emma discussed the art of 'matching' or 'modelling' a subject's body language, tone and communication style, and how it can work positively to engage the subject from the outset. Whilst describing the importance of 'downloading' a particular 'Mindset' for anyone who is about to deliver a presentation of sorts, the concept of the 'Servant's Heart' was used as an analogy, reminding an individual to ask themselves 'who' they need to be in an effort to deliver, and indeed 'serve' their audience effectively. The idea that by 'choosing' your mindset prior to the presentation, beit the 'Rockstar' mindset, the 'Warrior' mindset (and so on), gives you control over the result, and your perception becomes the reality is an outcome. An empowering insight and a very helpful tool for those who struggle with standing up in front of a room and presenting information. Emma also provided an introduction to the various learning styles that individuals have. These can be broken down into the following categories: Auditory Digital, Kinaesthetic, Visual and Audio. Taking into account the various attributes of each learning style, Emma explained that a presentation can be designed to engage each possible individual in attendance. Next up was a discussion around the use of appropriately engaging body language. Using the right hand gestures, the message you are trying to portray can be accentuated and thus more effectively delivered. To conclude, Emma's presentation managed to involve the audience brilliantly, and really only 'scratched the surface' of the tools and benefits of NLP in achieving personal and professional success. For those of you who attended, here are a few exemplary You Tube clips depicting Steve Jobs, Barack Obama and George Bush displaying NLP type body language in their discussion, for you to use as an exercise in understanding further how certain gestures communicate certain ideas. For those of you seeking further information about the session or future sessions, please contact Gabrielle at [email protected] For those of you interested in learning more about NLP for professional purposes, please contact Executive Coach Emma Bryce at [email protected] Speakers: Emma Bryce Film Maker: Stefan Raabe - http://stefanraabe.com/writerdirector/work.html Producers: Granite Consulting - http://www.graniteconsulting.com.au/ Music: "Air Hockey Saloon" by Chris Zabriskie http://chriszabriskie.com
Views: 23952 Granite Consulting
This linguist studied the way Trump speaks for two years. Here’s what she found.
 
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Jennifer Sclafani, a linguist at Georgetown University, says President Trump is a “unique” politician because he doesn’t speak like one. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: http://bit.ly/2qiJ4dy Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/
Views: 1415590 Washington Post

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