• Computer Languages Turbo Pascal
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    Computer Languages By Nicholas So er Differences in computer languages is a topic that many people are not familiar with. I was one of those kinds of people before I started researching on this topic. There many different computer languages and each one of them are similar in some ways, but are also different in other ways, such as: program syntax, the format of the language, and the limitations of the language. Most computer programmers start programming in languages such as turbo pascal or one...
  • Africa African Art
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    African Cultures Africa has more than 800 languages native to its continent. African cultures are so diverse that they are different from any other culture of the world. African cultures contain many different languages. African languages range from common French to languages unheard of to most people such as Swahili. African arts are much different than American arts. Their art involves much more creative pottery, masks, and paintings. Africa has a very interesting culture. Reasons being the p...
  • Switzerland National Language
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    The majority of Switzerlands people live in cities and towns. Bern is the countrys capital. Zurich is Switzerlands largest city. Other large Swiss cities include Basel, Geneva, and Lausanne. Language. The Swiss Constitution provides for three official languages and four national languages. The official languages are German, French, and Italian. As a result, Switzerland has three official names Schweiz (in German), Suisse (in French), and Svizzera (in Italian). All national laws are published in...
  • Bilingualism Official Language
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    Bilingualism What is Bilingualism Bilingualism is the ability to fluently speak or write two languages. Canada is a bilingual country that has English and French, as it s two official languages. Canada has an Official Languages Act, which was passed in 1969 by Minister of Justice Pierre Elliott Trudeau. The Official Languages Act declares French and English to both be the official languages of Canada and it guarantees all Canadians the right to communicate with national government in either Fren...
  • Mother Tongue Language Aboriginal Languages
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    A reason to learn and preserve the language that is used in your community is to keep a culture alive, be and different from other cultures. Have a language to speak and some way of communicating back and forth with other people. The elders of our communities have used our language throughout their lives, they were forced to learn the English language, and now we should be forced to learn our native language. With no if and's or buts about it. During the past 100 years or more, some 10 of Canada...
  • Communication In South Africa
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    Communication- English and Afrikaans represent South Africa's two official languages, but there are many other languages within South Africa. The white population mainly speaks the two official languages the black and Asian populations speak a much wider variety of languages. English is used more frequently in the commercial sense and so is printed advertising even the advertising that is directed at the population that is not white. While English is used in printed advertising other forms of ad...
  • Programming Language Languages Java Machine
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    IT RELATED TERMS UNIX A high-level programming language developed by Dennis Ritchie at Bell Labs in the mid 1970 s. Although originally designed as a systems programming language, C has proved to be a powerful and flexible language that can be used for a variety of applications, from business programs to engineering. C is a particularly popular language for personal computer programmers because it is relatively small - it requires less memory than other languages. The first major program written...
  • The Linguistic Situation Of South Africa
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    When it comes to linguistics, South Africa is like a melting pot of languages. In total, South Africa has eleven major languages coming from both Africa and Europe. The major languages used are Afrikaans, English, Ndebele, Pedi, Sesotho, Swazi, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa and Zulu. In order to understand how each of these languages arrived in South Africa, we must first look at the history of people living in the country. The first identified language spoken in the South Africa was Khoisan. Thi...
  • Praise Of A Bilingual Country
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    Praise of a Bilingual Country In the essay English as Second Language, English as First Love, Stephen Baker, the author, suggests that the United States should adopt English as its official language. He does not like the idea of the United States not having an official language, and does not want the United States to become bilingual. He argues, that English is the best language, and is the only choice for an official language of the United States of America. It is this writer s opinion, that it...
  • Caribbean Cultures And Language
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    Many people will think of Caribbean Islands as a nice place for a getaway vacation. But historical background of Caribbean is somewhat different. Caribbean has a long history of colonization and slavery for many generations. As new colonization was established, new cultures and languages were introduced. People tends to only focus on the bright side of the Columbus s great discover of the new land and colonization of the European countries and can easily forget about the destruction and the dam...
  • Artificial Language Languages Words World
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    Mummer BajricMrs. Moore English II 2 June 1997 Why Is The World So Diverse When It Comes To Languages It is known, even to a person to whom the entire study oflanguage isn't familiar, that the language is the greatest factor on which most of the human activities depend. Without any form oflanguage, any cooperation and communication would be almost, if not totally impossible (World Book Encyclopedia 62). This significance of language is what draws scientists to study origin, differences and conne...
  • Language Languages Translation Science
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    Translation is a representation or recreation in any language of what is written or said in another language. Translation is an art, a bilingual art. Like painting, translation enables us to reproduce the fine thought of somebody, not in colours, but in words, in words of a different language. Translation is also said to be a kind of science because it has a whole set of rules governing it and certain objective laws to go with. Skills and technique are needed in order to attain clearness of sty...
  • Languages Cyrillic Latin Finereader
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    FineReader's intelligent optical character recognition software can recognise texts on over 175 languages. ABBYY's proprietary IPA Technology, a unique technology that imitates the way humans and animals recognize objects, enables excellent results over a wide range of languages. The high quality of recognition does not depend upon the language of the text. Main languages The distinctive feature of the main languages is that FineReader provides dictionary support for them. You may use FineReade...
  • Lesser Known Language Languages People Schools
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    It is really a shame to think that some lesser-known languages in the world are getting totally wiped out from the face of the earth and the governments of those countries are doing nothing to save them. There are various reasons for the decrease in popularity of these languages. First of all, there are lots of countries in the world that have different languages spoken in different parts of the country. An example of such a country is India. A very small population speaks some of these language...
  • 2 Languages Translator Business Translators
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    If you know two of more languages fluently, then you are qualified for a job as a translator or interpreter. A translator mainly consists of translating the written words of one language to another as opposed to an interpreter who translates the spoken word. Translators translate many different publications, including articles, fictional materials, screenplays, business reports, and websites. The translation field is set to double to a $20 billion industry by 2004. Two main causes of this are th...
  • Narrative Essay On Transculturation
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    Explanation of Term: Transculturation is a term that ethnographers have used to describe what happens when members of a subordinated or marginalized group select or adopt materials which have been transmitted by a dominant culture. The process of transculturation intersects with language and writing in that the "materials" adopted by a marginalized group might include a written or spoken language. Consequently, the dominant culture's language, rhetorical strategies and writing conventions will b...
  • One Language America English People
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    America has always been a very diverse country. There are different people, from different countries, and they bring different languages with them. There are people from European countries, South American countries, Asian countries, and many more. With these people and their different backgrounds, they all do not speak the same language. Some of these people do not even speak English, which is the main language used in America, but not the official language. Instead, foreign people bring their l...
  • The Mother Tongue Native Speak
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    Dear Editor, I am writing to comment on the article! yen The Mother Tongue! | by Bill Bryson. In his article Bryson suggested that English has a flexibility that sets it apart from other languages and it is the most concise language. These make English is fast becoming world language. As a non English native speaker, who is also not so familiar with other languages that he has mentioned in the article, I am quite convinced by the examples that he gave. It is also very true that English is a comm...
  • English Language Languages Wiwa Essay
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    I need to find the definition of the greek, Shakespearean and Modern Tragic Hero and i found one essay that describes them. I'm truly very sorry. Everyday, the English language is being altered. New words are added and taken away in an attempt to keep it 'fresh' and 'new' and more accessible to accommodate those who speak a foreign tongue. We take our knowledge of this constantly changing dialect for granted, because it's highly doubtful that no more than a handful of us have ever considered the...
  • Languages And So Many Countries In The World Foreign People Language
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    Learning a second language is especially important nowadays to achieve something in our modern society. There are so many languages and so many countries in the world now. Because of that we have had much conflict. We live in a pluralistic society, one in which a multicultural education provides the tools necessary for effective and international communication. Today the boundaries between countries are dissolving because of the world Trade. The political and economical relationships require the...