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Where Did the Japanese Language and Its Speakers Come From?
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(Latest Thinking), 13 mins
One of the most disputed issues in historical-comparative linguistics is the origin of the Japanese language and the question of whether it is related to the Transeurasian languages. MARTINE ROBBEETS has already shown in past research that it is possible to find a small core of evidence that relates Japanese as a...
(Latest Thinking), 13 mins
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Which Features of Language Allow Fiction to Influence People and Their View on Reality?
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(Latest Thinking), 9 mins
By integrating findings from cognitive linguistics, psychology and neurology into literary studies the research presented in this video examines the different uses and effects of language in literature. To get a grasp on the qualities of language that make the influence of fiction possible REMIGIUS BUNIA distingui...
(Latest Thinking), 9 mins
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Why English Pronunciation is so Hard
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(Philadelphia, PA: Rachel's English, 2012), 3 mins
Why is English pronunciation so hard? Take look at this video to see all the different ways OUGH can be pronounced.
(Philadelphia, PA: Rachel's English, 2012), 3 mins
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Word Stress and Three Syllable Words - American English
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(Rachel's English, 2013), 6 mins
Learn about the stress patterns of 3-syllable words in American English.
(Rachel's English, 2013), 6 mins
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Workplace Communication Skills
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(JIST Career Solutions, 2011), 25 mins, 25 page(s)
This DVD teaches how to communicate effectively in the workplace with supervisors, coworkers, and customers. It offers tips for enhancing verbal, listening, nonverbal, and written communication skills and explores communication through email, telephone, and Facebook. The program offers illustrative scenarios and e...
(JIST Career Solutions, 2011), 25 mins, 25 page(s)
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A World of Differences: Understanding Cross-Cultural Communication
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directed by Jon Silver, fl. 2000-2013; produced by Dane Archer, 1946- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1997), 35 mins

When we encounter people from other societies or cultures, we may fail to understand them for many reasons, including differences in language, values, gestures, emotional expression, norms, rituals, rules, expectations, family background, and life experiences. This extraordinary video shows that cross-cultural com...

directed by Jon Silver, fl. 2000-2013; produced by Dane Archer, 1946- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1997), 35 mins
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The Writer’s Odyssey: Voicing an Argument
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(Dallas County Community College District), 30 page(s)
Describing the process of constructing meaning in an argument, this DVD shows how to provide consistent cues throughout a text. It explains how to structure an argument, teaches how to focus on the audience and tone of written voice while uncovering and connecting details, and presents techniques for imagining sub...
(Dallas County Community College District), 30 page(s)
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Writing for the Media
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(Video Education Australasia), 41 page(s)
This program teaches how to write an effective press release, get an editorial letter published, prepare for a talk radio appearance, write a news story or feature, write for radio or television, and offer criticism to the media.
(Video Education Australasia), 41 page(s)
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Yeah You Rite!: A Videotape
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directed by Andrew Kolker, fl. 1985 and Louis Alvarez, fl. 1985; produced by Andrew Kolker, fl. 1985 and Louis Alvarez, fl. 1985, Center for New American Media (New York, NY: Center for New American Media), 29 mins
Yeah you rite! is a fast paced, humorous look at the colorful way the residents of New Orleans express themselves - why they talk the way they do, where the words come from, and what it means to talk with a New Orleans accent.
directed by Andrew Kolker, fl. 1985 and Louis Alvarez, fl. 1985; produced by Andrew Kolker, fl. 1985 and Louis Alvarez, fl. 1985, Center for New American Media (New York, NY: Center for New American Media), 29 mins
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