December 1, 2014
50 multiple choice from everything learned all semester
50 Fill in the blank/listing questions
1 short essay question
- Complete sentences
- Two or three topics to support globalization
- 75 - 100
He says/She says
Although language may be what separates us from other
animals, it is conversation-the ability to communicate and
interact with each other-that is at the heart of our humanity
What do the readings say?
language and the
role of the
AREAS THAT STUDY
What is the web?
Do we know the diff, between web and internet?
Are they interchangeable/ the same thing?
The three terms we should know
Protocol: a set of well defined keywords and sequences necessary for two parties to know
neoconservative = free exchange between two parties, support right wing, support
neoliberalism policies, cost effective, don't like unions, don't like labour laws and
environmental laws, free trade, nafta, migrant workers, esa, sweat shops, e
Lecture 3 Newspaper, public opinion, and democracy
Media industries: that sector of the economy which produces and distributes intellectual goods
though the tech of mass communication
Culture industry: that sector of the econ. Which produces a
Pop muic texts modalities
Pop music as social communication, revisited
Senders, messages, receiver
Encoding, texts, decoding (s.hall)
We start with texts. Why?
Define texts a text is any relatively permanent artif
Lecture: War on words
Join the ranks
No mans land
War on pverty : lyndon Johnson
War on drugs: Nancy Reagan just say no
The cold war: Propaganda
War on terrorism: 911: it
Lecture notes 2 September 21, 2015
What is social research
Characteristics of social research
Empirical (based off observation)
Systematic (carrying out research through systematic procedures and methods to minimize bias
and maximize results)
What is labour studies?
Labour studies is a field that focuses on work and worker organizations
Work is central to our lives. Our work determines how we spend many of our waking hours and
it largely defines our position in society etc. etc.
Linguistics Study Notes
Seven common propaganda devices:
1. The name calling device
2. The glittering generalities device- appealing to our emotions through virtue words
3. The transfer device- symbols are constantly used. Transfers over our r
Politically Correct Speech
What is taboo or even hurtful?
What can we say anyway?
What are we saying now?
Where is this crazy language headed?
Racial and ethnic
The Freedom to Read
According to an 8 year old
What do you think about banning books?
I think banning books is (long pause) not good because kids should choose if they
think the book is appropriate or not appropriate. Parents shouldnt judge w
Social use of language
CONTINUING WITH GENDER AND
SOCIAL USES OF LANGUAGE
Aspects of language that apply
1. nonverbal language between genders
4. cultural influences
5. societal expectations
6. like-whatever; trendy neolog
September 22, 2014
Lecture 2 notes
- Sometimes its best to abandon your writing if you're stuck
- Read it out loud yourself to see how it sounds
Record yourself maybe
Check fluency, clearness of thought, how it makes sense
- Edit your
September 29, 2014
- There are many different things going on in communication in
order to allow the exchange to happen
- Muscle, neurological involvement with speech
- If speech was not possible, one could write, gesture or use other
Lecture 2 - Semester 2
January 12, 2015
Started writing notes on slide 15
Transfer - putting something of merit forward that you may revere, and
comparing it with their product. Want you to transfer feelings you have
towards thing product is bein
October 27, 2014
"Research indicates that speaking two languages rather than just one has
more intellectual and practical benefits"
- Learning two languages at the same time from birth
- Eg. mom and d
October 20, 2014
- acquired blindness and deafness @ 1 - 1 & 1/2 years
- Didn't know how to communicate till she was 8
- Teacher came to her and taught her how to sign
Taught her by signing into her palm so she could feel
Presentation - History of English
October 8, 2014
- From precision to persuasion - subtitle
- George carlin video
WHAT YOU MUST DECIDE BEFORE
How you will write
What you will write
For whom you are writing
pen and paper
What form of writing
HOW YOU WILL WRITE
The Language of Politics
And the Politics of
Language is the primary
conductor between your brain
and the minds of your audience.
Ineffective language weakens
and distorts ideas.
The Rise of Modern
Censorship on Campus
What are the threats?
In loco parentis
War of Words
Join the ranks
War on poverty
War on drugs
just say no
The Cold War
The Language of Advertising
advertising is everywhere people
Free template from www.brainybetty.com
With these words I can sell you
Weasel words- words that appear to
say one thing, but.
Politically Correct Language
Racial and ethnic groups, women, gays, handicapped, animal lovers, overweight
Industrialization, technology, manufacturing changes and affects politically correct speech.
Multiculturalism- womens right to vote,